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A Wonderful Place to Relax

We were looking for a location out of the heat of the Central Valley of California, shady, near... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barbara S
Peaceful & beautiful!

Lots of birds chirping. A duck family swims by. The last time I saw it, the edges were nasty... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Modesto, California
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Blagen Road, Arnold, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

We were looking for a location out of the heat of the Central Valley of California, shady, near water, picnic facilities, dog friendly. White Pines Lake had all of these features. The lake is fine for kayaks, small non-motor boats, swimming, wild life watching (geese,...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Claustraphobic and a bit too cold. The hike around the lake doesn't really go around the lake shores. Not bad for a picnic. A play ground for children.

1  Thank TravelPlenty5
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Lots of birds chirping. A duck family swims by. The last time I saw it, the edges were nasty & muddy. Today, there was plenty of water up the boat ramp. Looks like a postcard picture now. Lots of picnic tables. It’s a favorite place...More

Thank travelwhere
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great little lake. Fishing, picnicking, swimming, canoeing, kyaking. Just a nice place to relax and enjoy the mountain air.

1  Thank terraflash
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Small lake in Arnold with swimming and fishing. Good place to take beginners. Saw a deer and caught a fish!

1  Thank Felicia M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place is amazing - so much to offer! There is a full 18 hole disc golf course around the back of the lake, there is a beach where the kiddos can hang out and play, there is a sand vollyball court, a great playground,...More

1  Thank kayleenc2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

White Pines Lake is a wonderful area, surrounded by majestic trees, picnic areas, play grounds and hiking, mountain biking trails galore!

Thank danielwald71
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I have been floatube fishing here for 40+ years. My Fly Fishing Club holds an annual event here every May. The Trout are usually planters, but really fin to catch AND RELEASE! There are also plenty of Blue Gills in the lake, so if you...More

1  Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A great lake for fishing boating camping and hiking. Clear alpine waters and trout for fisherman .It is cold because the snow is still melting but a great day for a float when its hot .

1  Thank soarinval12
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stopped at the visitors center in Angels Camp, CA and the very helpful young lady at the desk recommended a visit to Calavaras Big Trees State Park, She also suggested we pick up a lunch and visit White Pines Lake. Hooray for her! We...More

1  Thank EJL545
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6 June 2018|
Response from travelwhere | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure that it’s day use only. There is a campground up hwy 4, right at Dorrington, down Boards Crossing rd (baring left) down to Sourgrass campground. It is dry camping without hookups. If there is room, it’s a... More
16 February 2018|
Response from travelwhere | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash would be great— unless he is swimming!
Darrell K
4 July 2017|
Response from soarinval12 | Reviewed this property |
Mostly salmon