Visit the great outdoors

From the Pit River country in the Cascade Range to the King's River region in the southern Sierra Nevada, our recreational facilities are ready for you to enjoy. Locations such as Lake Almanor, Lake Spaulding and Lake Britton, are engineered to create clean energy through our hydroelectric system. Get more information on the system. Visit Hydroelectric System.These sites feature campgrounds and picnic areas. Most of the lakes also offer fishing, swimming and boating.


Pick the perfect destination

Choose a recreational facility that's close to home or plan a longer trip. Our facilities are located all across the state, and range from sea-level elevations to 8,200 feet. Whether you drive, boat or hike in, the natural beauty is yours to enjoy. We’ve outlined some ideas for your next trip in this section.


2018 recreation season notices

The PG&E reservation system will open for the 2018 camping season on:

Monday April 2, 2018 at 8:00 am – reservations of 7 days or more at group campgrounds and individual campsites.

Monday April 16, 2018 at 8:00 am –all other reservations.


Enjoy improvements to the Pinecrest Lake Recreational Area

PG&E and the Stanislaus National Forest Service are partnering on a four-year project to improve day-use facilities at the Pinecrest Lake Recreation Area. Together, we’re working to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility needs, upgrading restrooms and improving beaches, picnic areas and docks. Learn more about the plan and timeline. Visit Pinecrest Lake Recreation Improvements.


Visit the Pecho Coast and Point Buchon trails

Through our Land Stewardship Program, PG&E preserved areas near the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Enjoy the natural beauty and ocean vistas along the Central Coast. Find out more about the program and area. Visit Pecho Coast Trail and Point Buchon Trail.


Plan trips to our recreational facilities

Our online tool helps you easily search for recreational facilities by type, dates available, location and amenities, and lifestyle options. When you find an ideal location, you can also reserve campsites. Reserve now.


Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Detailed information about recreational facilities can help you plan your trip. View the FAQ website: PG&E Recreational Facilities Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).


Helpful links for planning your trip