Lake Kaweah, Tulare County, California

(559) 597-2301


Lake Kaweah is situated off Highway 198 between Visalia and Three Rivers in Tulare County, California. The lake is formed by Terminus Dam and is fed by the Kaweah River that originates in the Sierra Nevada at Sequoia National Park.


Except for the Kaweah Marina, Lake Kaweah’s recreation areas are managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, including: Cobble Knoll, Horse Creek Campground, Horse Creek Day Use Area, Kaweah Heritage Visitor Center, Kaweah Recreation Area, Lemon Hill Recreation Area, and Slick Rock Recreation Area.


The park offers a variety of activities including camping, picnicking and barbecuing, boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking, hiking and birdwatching. The annual Bathtub Race (part of the Three Rivers Hero Appreciation Months) is held every March at Kaweah Recreation Area. For information on the various ranger programs call 559-597-2301.

The headquarters are located at 34443 Sierra Drive, Lemon Cove, CA 93244-4270. For more information call (559) 597-2301 or visit


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