Collins Lake
Oregon House, California




The Collins Lake Recreational Area is at an elevation of 1,200 feet in the delightful foothills outside of Nevada County.  This lake has a surface area of over 1,000 acres with over 12 miles of shoreline.  The modern campground and RV Park provide well separated sites under the oak and pine trees.  There is a broad sandy beach and many family and group picnic sites.  All boating is allowed, but water-skiing is permitted only from May 15 to September 15th of each year.  One of the finest fishing lakes in California, it is famous for Trophy trout along with a variety of warm water species.  There is a snack bar, grocery store, bait and tackle shop, & hot showers.  Make sure you get one of there famous ice cream cones while you are there.


150 Developed Sites for Tents & RVs     Fees - Call Campgrounds for updated
Full Hookups, RV & Trailer Storage, Disposal Station, Flush Toilets


Power, Row, Jet ski, Windsurf, Canoe, Sail, Water-ski, and Inflatables are allowed.
Rentals:  Fishing Boats with Motors, Patio & Paddle Boats.
Docks, Berths, Moorings, Dry Storage


Fishing:  Trout, Catfish, Bass, Crappie, & Bluegill
Swimming, Picnicking, Hiking, Sand Beach, Diving Raft


Collins Lake Recreational Area (800) 286-0576


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Store & Campground Headquarters