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Address: Colfax, CA
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A scenic and calm lake for boating and camping.

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Peninsula Campground

The lake itself was beautiful! Our double lakeside camp site was not so great. Entire site was on a slope which made it scary with the kids. Had to hike down the hill to get to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
Auty707
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Fairfield, California
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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lake is in a perfect location,it's right before the major climb to Tahoe on interstate 80.Just make right off the freeway if your coming from the bay area at the Colfax sign and follow the sign's all the way to Rollins.Nice boat ramp should have 4x4 to launch boat's. Go the North, because the water is cooler and clean... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Have lived just up the street from the lake for 26 years. Beautiful camping. Over the years better features, Cleaner sites, store and day use area. Boating ramp A-1

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Fairfield, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The lake itself was beautiful! Our double lakeside camp site was not so great. Entire site was on a slope which made it scary with the kids. Had to hike down the hill to get to the water which is understandable with the lake level but still very unsafe. Water was a dirty brown several feet before it was blue.... More 

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Thank Auty707
Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

We love Rollins Lake, especially during the week when it's not busy. Weekends can be quite crowded on the water. From Citrus Heights, we can be on the water in an hour. The scenery around the lake is beautiful. The launch facilities are adequate. There's nowhere we'd rather be in the summer!

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2 Thank Matthew B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We spent the weekend at the "Camp Troop" group campsite with friends and family. This group site easily accommodated our group of about 40+ with several flat areas to set up our tents as well as parking and a picnic area with firepit. Much of this campsite is shaded, which is great when the weather is hot. It is located... More 

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3 Thank roni0907
Livermore, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Been skiing and fishing this lake for over 20 years. Has to one of the finest lakes we go to. Camping at Green Horn is perfect.

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5 Thank Snakeac
Colfax, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Rollins Lake is beautiful. Camping is very nice. The only draw back is the lake is chilly & I wish it was bigger.

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2 Thank mrsbmcCoy
Sutter, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

We had a great day of fishing. We arrived around 5:30 and headed to the back of of the lake. We threw spooks and buzz bait's for the first hour. There wasn't a lot of action, until I switched to a brown jig. I also did well on a Robot worm around 15ft. Hit points and fish slow the action... More 

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1 Thank Diggie1877
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I hope to try this place out its about 5 to 10 mins from my sisters my niece goes there on retreats so I'm looking forward to try this place hope we can start a family tradition. .

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Thank Rosalie P
Auburn, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

I haven't been to this lake in forever and here is why. I was swimming in it one day in it's seemingly pristine waters when I ran across head to head a very large piece of human waste. Haven't been able to go back since as they idea that people are that filthy keeps me away from its still waters.... More 

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