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lakeLake Berryessa
countryUnited States
surface area84 km2
maximum depth84 m
lake typereservoir
length25 km
width5 km
catchment area1,492 km2
altitude136 m
volume2 km3
outflowsPutah Creek
shore length266 km
dam height93 m
dam year1957

Lake Berryessa Hotels

Pleasure Cove Marina, a Forever Resort

Pleasure Cove Marina, a Forever ResortSteel Canyon Resort, United States

Featuring a beachfront, this Lake Berryessa Pleasure Cove Marina features 4-bedroom houseboats with a full kitchen. Beringer Vineyards is 45 minutes’ drive away Guests’ can enjoy 360 lake views from the rooftop terrace of this 4-bedroom houseboat.

Auberge du Soleil - Adult Only Resort

Auberge du Soleil - Adult Only ResortRutherford, United States

Featuring pools and a 7,000 square foot spa, this Napa Valley luxury resort features restaurants and tennis courts. A fireplace, free Wi-Fi and a terrace with Napa Valley views are in each room or suite.

Shady Oaks Country Inn

Shady Oaks Country InnSt. Helena, United States

Located on Zinfandel Lane, this Saint Helena bed and breakfast is surrounded by lush landscapes, vineyards and wineries. Bike rentals and free WiFi are also offered.


Lake Berryessa Information and Facts

Quick Facts: Lake Berryessa is a reservoir in California, United States. Lake Berryessa has a surface area of 84 km2 (33 square miles), and its maximum depth is 84 meters, or 275 feet. Lake Berryessa sits at an altitude of 136 meters, or 447 feet.

The lake has a total water volume of 2 km3 (0.48 cubic miles), and a shore length of 266 km (or 166 miles). The most important settlement on the shores of Lake Berryessa is Sacramento.

The most important activities in and around Lake Berryessa include picnicking, fishing, boating, hiking, swimming, biking, jet skiing, wildlife viewing, water skiing, birding, wakeboarding, and camping. The most important fish species in the lake are bass, largemouth bass, black bass, rainbow trout, catfish, salmon, crappie, smallmouth bass, kokanee salmon, and trout.

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