Shaver Lake, CA, USA

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Shaver Lake, CA, USA

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Shaver Lake—a great California vacation destination

Shaver Lake is a small community surrounded by mountains. With many great Shaver Lake vacation rentals, the community swells considerably during summer and winter when visitors come to enjoy a family-friendly vacation in the great outdoors. During the summer, the lake is the focus for water-borne experiences, while others will hike the mountain trails. In the winter, Shaver Lake and its surrounding mountains transform into a winter wonderland, with well-managed ski areas and all manner of winter sports activities to suit every skill level.

Family-friendly fun at Shaver Lake all year round

There’s something for everyone all year round at this destination and a superb variety of Shaver Lake vacation rentals are available to suit every budget. Many visitors spend time on the water, where sailing, water-skiing and jet-skiing are popular activities. The Lake is also regularly stocked with pan-sized trout, so you can always be sure of catching your own dinner. Take the family on a mountain and forest adventure and trek the many miles of logging roads, on the lookout for wildlife, while admiring the spectacular scenery, so don’t forget your camera.

Winter and summer, Shaver Lake offers perfect vacations

During the summer, the lake and the mountains are what draw people to Shaver Lake. With fantastic Shaver Lake vacation rentals of all descriptions, it is also the perfect base to bring the family on vacation. Activities include boating and fishing on the lake to exploring the wilderness trails on foot, mountain bike or even on horseback. For petrol-heads, there are exciting off-highway vehicle trails, and during winter, with over a foot of snow on the ground all season, there is everything the winter sports fan could desire, from skiing and snowboarding to snowmobiling on well-maintained trails.

Whatever your vacation interest, Shaver Lake has the weather

The climate at Shaver Lake is mild during the summer, with an average maximum temperature of around 75°F; ideal vacation weather if you don’t like it too hot. Winters are cold and with good snowfall, making them the best time of year for those who enjoy their winter sports. February tends to be the coldest month of the year, when temperatures can dip as low as 25°F. During fall, the weather is unpredictable, but the forest with its changing colors and the mountains are beautiful all year round.

Classic and spectacular mountain scenery in Shaver Lake

Shaver Lake is actually man-made and the original town of Shaver Lake has lain beneath its waters since the lake was enlarged in 1919. The current community lies in the heart of the High Sierra and is surrounded by mountains, which provide the ideal habitat for a great variety of wildlife, ranging from quail to deer and bears. For this reason, Shaver Lake is popular with hunters. Its geographical location, close to Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks make it a great base for exploring the surrounding area and maybe a bit of wildlife spotting.