Boating & Kayaking

Bear Valley boating 

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, motorboats, paddle-boards and swimming! 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.