There are times when keeping secrets amounts to a sacred responsibility. But there are other times when the the good to be gained from revealing these secrets trumps the importance of concealing them.
A lake for all seasons and reasons
Take the case of Lake Oroville. Located on the Feather River about seventy miles north of Sacramento, California. this mammoth state reservoir has much to offer folks who seek relaxation. Yet this easily-accessible destination is often overlooked by vacationers. For this reason we are launching the series: Discover Lake Oroville: Five best-kept secrets you should know about.
In five successive postings we will tell and show you why you should consider this recreation area when you are planning an extended holiday or just a stay-cation.
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A driftwood collector’s dream hangout
At Lake Oroville, driftwood (and there’s plenty of it!) is free for the taking. We will show you the best places to find it. We will also explain the difference between driftwood and deadwood (which is not legal to take).
Houseboating in secluded areas
Lake Oroville is one of the prime houseboat destinations in California. We’ll clue you in to a variety of locations on the lake, with a range of seclusion that meets your lifestyle. We will also show you the types of houseboats you can rent on the Lake, a major location for the premier houseboat provider Forever Resorts.
You’ll also find out about an unique partnership that Forever Resorts has forged with Gold County Casino-Hotel. So stay tuned!
Name your fish! There’s an amazing variety of fish that live in Lake Oroville’s waters. But, as experienced anglers know, finding and catching them takes lots of skill and a bit of luck. Join us when we fish these waters with bass guide Ron Gandolfi.
Your own special island: A floating campsite
Many California lakes feature ‘boat-in camps’. But lakes with floating campsites are a rarity. Lake Oroville has a number of them and we take you up close in our exclusive video to check out these interesting alternatives to camping on terra firma. We also share tips on how to maximize your floating campsite experience.
Super-sized entertainment a stone’s throw away
Lake Oroville feels like a planet away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Yet it is less than an hour away from Chico-based Sierra Nevada Brewery which offers top-notch entertainment in its Big Room. We check out why folks are crowing about this destination.