The Great

Open air, open sky

Discover the natural wonders of Lake County. From hiking to bird watching and more, there's no shortage of places to go.

Find your wild life

Lake County, California, is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, situated amidst rolling hills and towering volcanic peaks. Hikers and bikers can explore miles of scenic trails traversing lush forests while the sparkling lakes beckon kayakers, boaters, and swimmers. Adventurous souls can explore and swim in the soda baths and navigate wetlands by kayak or paddleboard to hidden gems along the shore. Whether you seek a tranquil escape or an action-packed adventure, Lake County's diverse landscapes offer something for everyone. Due to its location on the Pacific Flyway, a significant migratory path that connects South America and Alaska, Lake County is an essential resource for birds that live in and pass through northwest California. Every year, the area is home to 200–300 different species of birds.

Lake County Wineries

Lake County boasts world-class properties that grow, harvest and bottle their wines. Celebrating the soils, climates and vines of California's High Valley Appellation. Serenity and Eruption blends, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, & Sauvignon Blanc. Open for tours and tastings.

Brassfield Estate Winery

The Mercantile Shannon Family of Wines

Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill

Six Sigma

A guide sign at the top of Mount Konocti

Mount Konocti

Towering over California's Clear Lake, Mount Konocti is a dormant volcano offering stunning views and diverse hiking trails. At 4,305 feet, it's a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and a majestic landmark of the region.

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Adams Springs
Golf Course

Adams Springs Golf Course is located on breath-taking Cobb Mountain in beautiful Lake County. This stunning mountain course has 5,280 yards of challenging, exciting play.

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Anderson Marsh

Anderson Marsh State Historic Park in Lake County, California, is a nature lover's paradise. Encompassing over 1,000 acres, the park protects diverse habitats like freshwater marsh, oak woodlands, and grasslands. It's a haven for wildlife, with over 150 bird species calling the park home, including the Great Blue Heron rookery, one of the largest around Clear Lake.

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A picture of a water inlet at Clear Lake State Park with Mount Konocti in the background

Clear Lake
State Park

Clear Lake State Park is on the shores of California's largest freshwater lake. The area is popular for all kinds of water recreation, including swimming, fishing, boating and water-skiing.

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