Resort/Area Activities

RESORT & AREA ACTIVITIES – THINGS TO DOResort Location?

Blue Fish Coveis located on the shore of California’s largest natural freshwater lake. With 64 square miles of surface area, Clear lake measures 19 miles long and 8 miles across at its widest.  Their are 100 miles of shoreline.

Resort Activities

  • game room
  • ping pong table
  • practice basketball court
  • horse shoe pit
  • gardens
  • fishing pier – glassed-in room    w/ fire place
  • fish cleaning station
  • boat doc slips
  • boat ramp
  • picnic areas and BBQs

Area Activities

Fishing?

Fishing on Clear Lake is year round. You can enjoy the Catfish Derby in the spring and fall. Look at our Sporting events for year round bass tournaments..

Make your reservation in advance because Blue Fish Cove fills up fast!

Clear Lake is home to Bass, Catfish, Crappie, and Bluegill. Explore Clear Lake’s 100 miles of shoreline or fish from our dock.

Golf?

Like to golf? Come to the Buckingham Golf and Country Club in August for the, “Celebrity Golf Shootout”. Enjoy a poolside luau and Celebrity Sunrise Champagne Breakfast. Amateurs pair up with a field of 20 former pro football greats for a day of sun, fun and golf. Spectators can watch celebrities up close and personal from the gallery. Celebrity awards and concert after shootout.

Come for a new  year getaway and enjoy a funky new sport – Disc Golf! “Ice Bowl Disc Golf”,  competitors play two rounds of 18 holes.  A portion of the proceeds benefit  Lake County Community Cupboard. Presented by Disc  Golf World News and Highland Springs Disc Golf Course

Swimming?

Enjoy our private beach and swimming area. Outrageous Waters water slides is just a ten minute drive from Blue Fish Cove!

Water Craft?

Bring your own boat and use our dock and boat ramp. Dont forget to check out the “Konocti Cup Sailing Regatta” in April or come in June for “Wood& Glory“, a gathering of classic wooden boats.

Wine Tasting?

Enjoy the scenic beauty of Lake County while learning about, and tasting premiere wines, and let us do the driving! Tours available for individuals or groups year around – Gourmet box lunch included. See Tours Below.

Shopping?

Lake County offers a verity of activities from shopping at one of the local gift shops to enjoying a lake side concert

Local Links:

We have taken the time to help you plan your vacation by offering a list of links, as seen below, and information about the area attractions.

Antiques

Treasure Chest Collectibles  707-998-1550

Zephyr Zen 707-994-4749

Ussery’s 707-994-2533

Zephyr Zen 707-994-4749

Archery

Hunters Lodge Archery & Taxidermy  707-275-2697

Art Galleries

Carol J. Hopkins – Monday Painters – 707-928-5019

Main Street Gallery 707-263-6658

Open Mike at Java Express, 707-995-1065,  14624 Lakeshore Drive, 6:30 PM. Poetry, stories, dramatic scenes, improvisations, and light acoustical music. Second Tuesday each month. Presented by Lake Community PRIDE Foundation and the Lake County Arts Council

Auto Races

Lakeport Speedway  707-2742844

Bicycling

BMX Bicycle Track, Lake County Fairgrounds  707-262-1126 or 263-1200

The Bicycle Rack  707-263-1200

Nice Market Rentals  707-274-1616

Casinos

Konocti Vista Casino  800-FUN-1950

Robinson Rancheria Bingo& Casino  800-809-3636

Twin Pine Casino707-987-0197

Cruises

The Clear Lake Queen  707-994-5432  www.paddlewheel.com  “Take a fun tour of Clear Lake by an old-fashioned Paddlewheel Boat” A 3 story paddlewheel replica of years past offers tours of Clear Lake. The paddlewheel restaurant offers sightseeing, luncheon or dinner tours as well as periodic theme tours. Reservations Required, (707) 994-5432

The Konocti Princess  800-660-LAKE

Concerts

Concerts by the lake at Konocti Harbor  800-660-5253

Flying

Crazy Creek Gliders & Skydivers  800-987-SOAR

Hang Gliding  707-275-2361

Lampson Field Airport  707-236-2341

Fishing

Larry Hemphill – Black Bass Fishing Guide and Instructor  530-674-0276

Golf

Buckingham Golf & Country Club  707-279-4863

Hidden Valley Lake Golf Course  www.hvla.com/golf_club.html

Clear Lake Riviera Yacht & Golf Club 707-277-7129

Frisbee Golf 707-263-2341 Highland Springs Disc Golf Course

Gliding

Crazy Creek Gliders707-987-9112

Hiking

Anderson Marsh State Historic Park & McVicar Preserve  707-994-0688

BLM Cache Creek Access Trail   707-468-4000

Mendocino National Forest  707-275-2361

Horseback Riding

Triangle H Trail Rides  707-928-5276 or 928-4448

Hot Springs

Harbin Hot Springs Health& Fitness Spa  800-660-LAKE

Motorcycle

Motorcycle Racing & Competitions  707-275-2361

Museum

Lake County Museum  707-263-4555

Parasailing

On the Waterfront  707-263-6789

Tours

Eleven Roses Coachline Tours – Have fun in the scenic beauty of Lake County while learning about, and tasting premiere wines, and let us do the driving! Tours available for individuals or groups year around – Gourmet box lunch included. For more information, or more reservations contact Eleven Roses Ranch Coachline 707.998.4471 or e-mail elevenrosesranch@pacific.net

Luxury Limousine Service – Wine tours available! Transportation to concerts, weddings, anniversaries, sporting events, airport transfers, parties and more. Complimentary beverage bar and champagne. Professional Chauffeurs. 7 days per week. Serving Lake, Napa and Sonoma counties. E-mail: luxurylimo@mchsi.com  Phone toll free 888-987-3922 or (707) 987-3922.

Wildflower Tour- Eleven Roses 707-998-4417 Experience the breathtaking beauty of wildflowers on the historic family ranch lands in High Valley. Relax and enjoy a 1 and a half hour wagon ride through fields of flowers, followed by an authentic chuck wagon barbeque!

Tennis Courts

Austin Park  707-994-8201

Redbud Park  707-994-8201

Theaters

Clear Lake Cinema 707-994-7469

Water Sports/Boat Rentals

Blue Fish Cove Resort  707-998-1769

Disney’s Water Sports707-263-0969

Mike’s Watersports  707-994-6267

Wake Boarding – Ronnie’s Basics Wakeboard Camp, 707-263-4843

Water Slides

Outrageous Waters www.outrageouswaters.com

Wineries

Abbott Winery 707-987-0445

Guenoc Winery  707-987-2385. Tasting room on the top of a hill overlooking Guenoc Lake. Tasting room hours: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Cougar’s Leap Winery 707-279-0651 Tasting room hours: Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 5 p.m

Ployez Winery Tasting room hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily

Bruce Arndt Winery 707-995-0392

Reeves Winery 987-2774

Roumiguiere Vineyards 707-263-0835

Steele Wines & Shooting Star Wines  707-279-9475 Tasting room hours May through October:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily & Saturday open at 8 a.m.  Memorial Weekend: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. Winter hours: Open before holidays. Farmers’ Market May through October, every Saturday 8 a.m.- noon

Wiildhurst Vineyards 707-279-4302 Tasting room hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily

Wine Vintages 707-987-8966 Tasting room hours: Wed. & Thurs. – Noon to 8pm Friday & Saturday – Noon to 8 pm Sunday – Noon to 6pm


Festivals

Winter Music Festival,March Presented by the Lake County ARTS Council. Lake County Fairgrounds’ Little Theatre, 401 Martin St., Lakeport For more information 707-263-6658

Redbud Festival, April Community festival featuring an arts and crafts fair, food booths, contests, and entertainment. Nice Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Downtown Nice, Highway 20. For more information 707-274-8029.

Spring Dance Festival, April Showcase of local dancers and choreographers. Presented by the Lake County Arts Council. Clear Lake High School, 350 Lange Street, Lakeport. Call 707-263-6658 or for information. www.lakecountyartscouncil.com

Home Winemakers Festival, June Main St. Kelseyville. Sponsored by Clear Lake Performing Arts and the Kelseyville Business Association. Music, Food and Homemade wine. John Ross at 263-6120 for information

Strawberry Festival, July East Lake Grange 727, Highway 20 and High Valley Road, Clearlake Oaks. Call Susie Hudelson at 707-998-4981.

Blackberry Festival, August Blackberry foods, turn-of-the-century living history demonstrations, arts, crafts, music, melodrama, nature walks, fiddle contest, tours of historic ranch house, archaeological tours. Presented by Rotary Club of Clearlake and by the Anderson Marsh State Historic Park Interpretive Association. Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, 8825 Highway 53, Lower Lake. Call 995-BERY or 995-3616.

Pear Festival, September The day includes parade, pear activities and packing competitions, quilt show, arts and crafts, fine art show and sale, children’s activities, horse-drawn wagon rides, foods featuring pears, music, dance demonstrations and an antique tractor exhibit. Presented by Kelseyville Business Association. Main Street, Kelseyville. Call 707-279-9022.

Harvest Festival and Grape Stomp, October Wine tasting, food booths, arts and crafts booths, grape stomp competition, music, and a 4-H Club Chicken Barbecue. Vineyard Run in conjunction with event. Steele Wines, 4350 Thomas Drive, Kelseyville. Call 707-279-9475.


Sports Events

Ice Bowl Disc Golf, January Competitors play two rounds of 18 holes. A portion of the proceeds benefit Lake County Community Cupboard. Presented by Disc Golf World News. Highland Springs Disc Golf Course, Highland Springs Road For more information 707-263-3210.

Bass Tournament, March Blast Off at Library Park For more information contact Lakeport Regional Chamber of Commerce at 707-263-5092

Konocti Cup Sailing Regatta, April Konocti Bay Sailing Club

Sheep Thrills Spin-In, June Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, 8825 Highway 53, Lower Lake Spinning and weaving event. Spinners’ gathering, potluck lunch, music, commercial vendors, spinning and weaving supplies. Free admission. Presented by Sheep Thrills Spinners & Weavers. For information: 707-994-9521 or 994-4709

Lake County Amateur Golf, June Lake County partners championship. Buckingham golf course, 2855 Eastlake Drive, Kelseyville Sponsored by Kelseyville Lumber. This event is a N.C.G.A point event. The event will have three divisions, championship, mens, net and senior. Lake County Amateur Golf Circuit Event 279-4863

Personal Watercraft Poker Run , June Personal watercraft competition open to single and double riders. Prizes, music, food. Sponsored by the Lakeport Regional Chamber of Commerce. Library Park, First and Third Streets, Lakeport Call 707-263-5092 or for information www.lakeportchamber.com

Native American Olympics, June Open to Native American children ages 4-18 and their guests. Many events for the children followed by a bar-b-que. Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin Street, Lakeport Contact Chris Hanson or Roberta Lum at 707-263-8382 or rlum@ca.ihs.gov

Clearlake International Worm Races, July Worm race competition in conjunction with Independence Day festivities. People have come from around the world to compete, and from many walks of life, including senators and congressmen. In 1980, NBC had television cameras from the show “Real People” to film the races. Camera crews from “Animal Planet”, CBS and “Bay Area Back Roads” have joined in the fun also. Austin park, 14077 Lakeshore Drive, Clearlake. Call 707-994-3600.

Lake County Rodeo, July A Pro Rodeo with dance, BBQ and vendors. Sponsored by the Lake County Rodeo Association. Lakeport Fairgrounds, 404 Martin St., Lakeport. For more information contact Sandy Kennerley at 707-995-3508.

Celebrity Golf Shootout, August Pool and pairing party with a luau and poolside pairing celebrities with their foursome. Celebrity Sunrise Champagne Breakfast. Amateurs pair up with a field of 20 former pro football greats for a day of sun, fun and golf. Spectators can watch celebrities up close and personal from the gallery. Celebrity awards and concert after shootout. Buckingham Golf and Country Club, 2855 Eastlake Drive, Kelseyville For more information call 800-660-5253 or  www.konoctiharbor.com

Pedal the Puddle , October Lakeport Yacht Club, 5th Street Set in beautiful Lake County, Pedal the Puddle features three challenging event courses. Riders can opt for the leisurely 30 mile course that winds through the resort and vineyard sections of north Lakeport; for the more adventuresome riders, the event also offers a 65 mile course and endurance testing 100 mile course, both of which follow the north and east rim of Clear Lake and wind into the foothills of the south and west, offering breathtaking views of the lake and vineyards, which are in full bloom in October. For more information call 800.323.1639×2200 or 866.525.3767 www.pedalride.com


Plane, Boat, Auto & Truck Events

Konocti Cup Sailing Regatta, April Konocti Bay Sailing Club. More info. call 707-279-9571 or  jack@konocti.net

Red Hot & Rollin’, May Car and motorcycle show plus sanctioned chili cook-off, microbrew and wine tasting, music, vendor booths, raffles. Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport irondr@jps.net or 707-263-6434.

Wood & Glory, June A gathering of classic wooden boats. Saturday at Library Park on First and Third Streets, Lakeport and Sunday at Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa, 8727 Soda Bay Rd., Kelseyville. There will be participants’ dinner Friday and Saturday, cruises and public viewing Saturday and Sunday. 707- 263-5092 or  www.lakeportchamber.com

VWs by the Lake , June Car show featuring all types of Volkswagen vehicles, cruise around Clear Lake, swap meet, winner’s parade, barbecue. Presented by Silver Circle Chapter of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America. Lakeport 707-263-7089 or  www.vwlakecounty.com

CAR Roundup, July Presented by the Lake County No Name Car Club. Food, entertainment, poker run, music and awards. Main Street, Lakeport Call 707-279-4517

Truck Fest, August Truck show, show-n-shine, pancake breakfast, poker walk, stereo contest, drawings. Benefits Lake County youth organizations and their activities Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport. Call 707-263-5816.

Seaplane Splash-In, September Dozens of seaplanes take off and Land on Clear Lake, unique aircraft on display. Presented by West Coast Seaplane Splash-In. Lakeport Terry Campbell at  Norcal@caltec.com


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