Twain Harte Lake



  • Baby Beach Summer
  • Beach Summer 1
  • Bike 2
  • Bike 3
  • Dam
  • Diving Boards
  • Gate 2
  • Gate lakeside
  • Gate
  • Girl with Goggles
  • Hand Stamp 2
  • King Art
  • Lake Autumn
  • Lake Deck
  • Lake Dock
  • Lake Swim Rope
  • Lake from Deck
  • Lake from Umbrella Rock 2
  • Lake from Umbrella Rock
  • Mi Wok Plaque
  • New Rock
  • Ping Pong
  • Pipe Stand
  • Rock Bench
  • Rock Mono Entrance
  • Rock Raft
  • Rock Umbrellas
  • Salsig Plaque
  • Slide 2
  • Slide and beach
  • Slides 4
  • Snack Shack seating
  • Summer Lake
  • Volleyball
  • kid with yellow tube
  • snack shack

Bingo: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5PM at the Snack Shack starting June 18th through Thursday, August 8th. There will be no Bingo on June 8th or August 8th. Thank you to Cameron McClean who will be Mr. Bingo again!

Diving: Practice your cannonball at the diving board platform next to the dam.

Star Shows: We have three dates scheduled this summer for our wonderful Star Shows: June 16th, July 14th & August 18th. These are held out on the Rock and start right at dusk. Bring a blanket and warm clothes. Thank you to our fantastic hosts, Nancy, Dave & Wylie Hoyt!

Fishing: The Lake has been stocked with trout again, offering fishing fun for all young people 16 years and under, after 6:00 pm off the dam. Limit is 3 per person or 5 per family.

Ping Pong: Ask at the Gatehouse for paddles and ball.

Rafts: Swim to the rafts and lounge/relax.

Slides: Slide into the lake on the water slides.

Swimming: Make a splash or just float – fill your inflatables at the lakeside compressor.

Swings: Swinging time at the Lake.

Volleyball: Play beach volleyball.

Peddle Boat & Stand Up Paddle Boards: Rent @ $10 for 30 minutes of pedaling or paddling fun.

Snack Shack: Hours are generally 11:30 am to 6:00 pm, though hours may vary during the week when crowds are low.


Annual Members BBQ: July 15th from 5-8 pm. A fun BBQ menu will be offered with Beer & Wine available. You can email or visit gatehouse to reserve your two free tickets and any additional tickets (additional tickets are $14 per person.). We hope you can join us!

Water Carnival: Always the 1st Saturday in August. Sandcastle contests, swimming events and relays, games and more! Schedule of Events to be posted at gatehouse and on website (


golf course The first tee at Twain Harte Golf Course

There is a 9 Hole Golf Course, Public Tennis Courts, a Public Swimming Pool, Free Concerts and special events. More information at


Big Trees State Park Big Trees State Park (photo courtesy spauld.blogspot)

Visit nearby Yosemite National Park. Columbia State Park, Big Trees State Park, float a boat at Pinecrest Lake Marina, enjoy live performances at Sierra Repertory Theaters, stroll Murphys for Wine Tasting and much more.