Boating & Kayaking

You’re on a Boat

Within a short drive, Bear Valley offers lakes and rivers for any water-sports enthusiast to enjoy. Lake Alpine is a scenic reservoir covering 180 acres located just 3 miles from the Bear Valley Lodge. At depths up to 40 ft, Lake Alpine accommodates kayaks, canoes, and motorboats, paddle-boarders, and swimmers alike. Another popular kayaking spot is the Utica Reservoir. For the more adventurous visitors, O.A.R.S. offers whitewater rafting trips on the Stanislaus River.