Dowville Picnic Site
Dowville Picnic Site

Dowville Picnic Site

  • Located at the west end near the Huntington Lake Dam, Dowville Picnic Area offers several picnic sites shaded by dense fir trees.

    Only 1–½ hours from Fresno via Highway 168, Huntington Lake is a popular destination for avid anglers looking for brown trout, rainbow trout, or kokanne salmon. The limit is five per day, 10 in possession. State fishing regulations apply. Huntington Lake is one of California's premier sailing lakes. Nearly five miles long, this lake is surrounded by mountains on three sides and contained on its western end by three dams. Spend a day of picnicking, exploring, boating, or fishing!

    Many hiking trails are in the area, including Rancheria Falls, Indian Pools and Black Point. Hikers and horseback riders can access the 12-mile Kaiser Loop Trail, which connects to a network of trails within the Kaiser Wilderness. Huntington Lake offers swimming, sailing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and water skiing. Additionally, California Land Management sponsors a variety of interpretive programs and nature walks throughout the summer at several locations in the area.

    Features

    • Boating
    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Day Use

    Located at the west end near the Huntington Lake Dam, Dowville Picnic Area offers several picnic sites shaded by dense fir trees. Vault toilets are provided and each site has a picnic table.