Snuggled into the heart of the Sierra Nevada’s, Wrights Lake lies nestled in some of the most beautiful countryside in northern California. Sparkling like a sapphire jewel, Wrights Lake boasts beautiful views of majestic mountains and offers outdoor enthusiasts many options.
Wrights Lake is located off U.S. Hwy. 50, 22 miles east of Pollock Pines, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, at an elevation of 7000’. It is home to an assortment of animal life. If you’re a careful observer, you just might spot a bear, mountain lion, deer, or bald eagle sharing the habitat.
Wrights Lake is a popular destination for kayaking, canoeing and back-to-nature pursuits. Along with superb SUP paddling and kayaking, the area offers excellent camping, and kayak fishing opportunities.
Indulge in some aquatic fun and explore the lake's hidden nooks and crannies. Wrights Lake offers breathtaking scenery while paddling its calm waters. The rugged shoreline is best explored by canoe or kayak. As you'll soon discover, paddling around Wrights Lake’s perimeter offers more than just an opportunity to get your heart rate up
If you plan to be paddling all day, pack a picnic and pick a spot to enjoy the blue skies, and awe-inspiring panoramic views. If you're lucky, you may even see one of the bald eagles that make their home at Wrights Lake. Or you can experience the fresh pine scented air, and nab some fish in the lake’s fertile waters while your troubles float away, as the lake’s cool waters gently rock you in rhythm with the swaying pines.