Millerton is 15-20 miles North of Clovis, about a ½ hour drive. Millerton provides the opportunity to swim, fish, boat, participate in water sports such as water skiing, and even hike in the nearby foothills. Millerton Rentals offers kayak and other watersports rentals.
Pine Flat Lake:
Pine Flat is 35-40 miles East of Clovis, about a 1-hour drive. Pine Flat offers great fishing where you can catch a variety of fish such as wild trout, large & smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and planted trout. Besides the usual lake activities, Pine Flat is also a popular house-boating spot.
Shaver Lake is about 40 miles Northeast of Clovis, barely a 1-hour drive. It is quite common to see an array of ongoing activities at Shaver Lake, including but not limited to, water skiing, tubing, jet skiing, fishing and kayaking. Shaver is stocked regularly with pan-sized Trout and fingerling Kokanee, and The Shaver Lake Trophy Trout Project routinely stocks large, trophy-sized Trout. Shaver Lake Watersports offers all sorts of watersport rentals like: jet skis, canoes, Malibu ski boats, fishing boats, pontoon boats, kayaks, and paddle boats. During winter time, snow activities play a huge role in Shaver Lake, especially considering not far from the lake itself is China Peak Mountain Resort; a wonderful place for beginners and pros alike to ski or snowboard as they please.
Hidden Lake (Hensley Lake):
Hensley Lake is about 35-40 miles Northwest of Clovis, less than a 1-hour drive. Not many people know that Hensley Lake has definite historic value since it was once home to the Miwok and Yokut Native American Tribes. Despite people’s lack of historic knowledge on Hensley Lake, they still seem to enjoy themselves on the ancient land! Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, water skiing and other watersports. Lake fishing is known to be particularly good in the coves found along the lake’s shoreline, where you can find largemouth black bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. On another side of the lake, there’s a beach for swimming, hiking & mountain biking trails, equestrian trails, and even a disc golf course!
Huntington Lake is 65 miles Northeast of Clovis, about 1 ½ hours drive. Huntington Lake is home to the Lakeshore Resort which offers cabin rentals, an RV park, a restaurant/saloon, a general store and a marina. Huntington Lake is a very active watersport lake, offering plenty watersport rentals like kayaks and as of recently, paddleboards! Huntington Lake is also a very popular sailing lake, often having a Sailboat event each year.
Bass Lake is 55 miles North of Clovis, a little over a 1-hour drive. Bass Lake was voted one of the West’s Best Lakes by Sunset magazine! It is known as a “warm water” lake; ideal for swimming, boating, fishing and other water activities. Bass Lake Boat Rentals offers rentals such as patio/pontoon boats, wakeboard/ski boats, jet skis, fishing boats, kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes!