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The lake is about 16 miles long. It is formed with a dam along the Nacimiento River in northern San Luis Obispo County, California. It is centrally located. The lake is sixteen miles Lake Nacimiento Wake Boarder This is a wonderful place for water sports.north west of Highway 101 in Paso Robles, on Nacimiento Drive G-14. Unsurpassed beauty awaits you in the Coastal Mountains.

The lake contains many arms. These include Snake Creek and Dip Creek. And central Las Tablas and Franklin Creeks are included. Because of these arms, it is sometimes referred to as Dragon Lake. The lake can fill quickly. In the winter from downpours upstream. It is in the Santa Lucia range. The level is not usually allowed to capacity until May 1 of each year.

Lake Nacimiento covers over 5,000 surface acres. This is surrounded by 165 miles of scenic shoreline. There are unspoiled wilderness, mountains, and river canyons. There are pine forests and spring waterfalls. Wildlife is abundant. Skiers and wake boarders love the morning and late afternoon glass. The water is clean and warm. The long open ski areas and slalom course are fantastic.

The lake was originally designed for irrigation water. It is also for flood control and recreation. Nacimiento Dam  forms the lake. It is a 210-foot (64 m) earth fill dam. The dam was built by the Monterey County Water Authority. The construction was completed in 1961. The water authority uses the lake to recharge its groundwater. Lake Nacimiento has a capacity of 377,000 acre feet. That is 465,000,000 m. The lake is near the town of Lake Nacimiento.

Lake Nacimiento Is A Good Fishing Destination:

Lake Nacimiento is an excellent fishery. It is somewhat unique among California reservoirs.  It contains introduced white bass. They thrive in the lake. They spawn in the river. And spawn in creeks in Spring. Lake Nacimiento can produce power from a turbine at the base of the dam. There is no fishing experience quite like the one you'll have with Nacimiento's fiesty fighters.