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Welcome to Fresno County’s premier lake recreation area

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Donations for Shaver Lake Fireworks

The Shaver Lake Fireworks can only happen with donations from supporters like you.
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Thank you to our Rock to Rebuild Sponsors

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A little mountain community where diverse beauty and endless recreation capture the spirit of exploration and discovery. Relax, breathe easy, and just go.
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RebuildOurSierra.org

Our mission is simple, rebuild our communities and our Sierra into a stronger, safer, and more unified environment to ensure our area survives and thrives for generations to come.
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Welcome to Fresno County’s premier lake recreation area

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Central Sierra Historical Society’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner

Join us on Saturday, June 1, 2024 for our Annual Fundraiser Dinner supporting our museum and many programs!
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Donations for Shaver Lake Fireworks

The Shaver Lake Fireworks can only happen with donations from supporters like you.

Welcome to Shaver Lake, California!

Shaver Lake is a gem hugged by pine forest in the granite-studded Sierra Nevada Mountains. From granite domes to home of the Trophy Trout fishing lake, pine forests to alpine meadows, there’s something for everyone through all seasons. Shaver Lake is located up in the Western Sierra Mountains at about 5600 elevations outside Fresno California and is part of the Southern California Edison power project that feeds into the Big Creek power station. People from all over come to visit the area to take in the fresh air and natural beauty of this mountain community which is a starting point to abundance of nature seeking activities happening in the Sierra National Forest, Kaiser Wilderness, Dinkey Lakes and John Muir Wilderness, which surrounds this unique mountain community. Come explore all this area has to offer.

Go Your Own Way

Congratulations, friend! You’re off the beaten path. Experience the wonder of an ancient forest, the thrill of 6 pristine lakes and reservoirs, and the quiet charm of real mountain living. This is Greater Shaver Lake.

Perched right at the entrance to Sierra National Forest, our little slice of pine-scented paradise offers far more than meets the eye.

Whether you’re looking to get off the grid or simply get away for a day, rest assured… you can go your own way out here.

Check Out Our Events and Enjoy the Mountains

Planning a Mountain Event? Submit a request to have it listed on our Community Calendar.

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Road Conditions

Vehicles traveling in The Shaver Lake region during winter months are advised to carry chains at all times.

You must stop and put on chains when highway signs indicate chains are required. Drivers failing to observe the chain controls will be required to stop their vehicles and chain up or you can be cited by the California Highway Patrol and fined if you don't. If you do not have your chains with you, you will not be able to continue your trip. When you're installing your chains, pull well off the roadway onto the shoulder of the road. Do not stop in the traffic lanes to install or adjust your chains.

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, July 6th, 2024

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