County has many fantastic lakes that residents and visitors can enjoy. Those
who have boats really have an opportunity to access the abundant lakes. From
the gated communities like Lake Wildwood and Lake of the Pines to the alpine-like,
and rural beauty, of the many lakes in the High Sierra - all are just a short
drive from most places in Nevada County. Below are links to some
of the lakes with maps, pictures, and brief descriptions. Included are
information on boating, fishing, swimming, and camping. Phone numbers for
contact are included when available.