hand-picked just for you.
Whether planning your next hike, prepping for an annual ski trip, or learning about Greater Shaver Lake’s rich history from one of our interactive museums, there’s something for everyone here.
Go explore and find out what makes Greater Shaver Lake a truly amazing year-round vacation destination.
To help you on your way, we’ve categorized things to do in the area by Summer, Winter, and Spring/Fall.
Summer in Sight
Our lakes are a bit slow to warm up but once they do, you might find it hard to get out of the water. You’ll also find a huge selection of things that are great for getting wavy. Jet skis, sailboats, kayaks, you name it. If it floats, the odds that you can rent one are pretty darn good.
So gear up for a challenging hike or an afternoon of off-roading. Plant your buns on a blanket and break out the picnic basket. Round up the team for a few rounds of disc golf. Soak it all in because summer is pretty sweet around these parts.
Sub-zero temperatures are no reason to stay indoors. Not when you can still soak up mother nature’s glory up on the slopes or out in the parks. This place is perfect for people who like to push things to the limit but it’s also a great time for families. With hundreds of hotels and vacation homes just waiting to be booked, you can even make a whole weekend of it!
Everything in Between
Most of you know that summer and winter activities are top notch in Greater Shaver Lake. But those who are really in the know can find amazing trails filled with high sierra wildflowers in the spring, and epic landscape colors and harvest festivals in the fall. These times of year create amazing opportunities for photos, weddings, and events.
Go Your Own Way
This interactive map will easily see you on your way to a great trip through the Greater Shaver region.
Reveal the search options with the icon in the upper left-hand corner. For easier wayfinding, try expanding the viewfinder with the icon in the upper right-hand corner.
Feel free to share the map with your friends and family so everyone can join in the hunt for your next adventure!
Go in the Know
No matter what time of year you plan on visiting, be sure to plan according to the weather. Always plan ahead and don’t hesitate to call us if you need advice on where to start looking for your next adventure.
Vehicles traveling in Greater Shaver Lake 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.