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Lake

R-Ranch hosts a 7.5-acre diameter lake which is excellent for fishing and other water activities.  It is naturally stocked with bass, catfish and bluegill.

The lake was created during the Mt. Whitney Company days as they used it to float the logs into the sawmill.

The lake is fed from two of our underground water pumps which makes R-Ranch unique during a drought when other water sources, such as the Kern River dry up.  This is one of the many reasons a why the US Forestry Fire Service sets up Base Camp during wildfires at R-Ranch.  During the Windy Fire in the Fall 2021, helicopters siphoned 735,000 gallons of water from our lake.  This lake is invaluable to the future of R-Ranch.

Typical lake view.
Bridge from Johnsondale Boulevard to Lake
Lots of Canoes - Check out the Life Jackets & Paddles from Security
Paddleboats ready to play.
Paddleboats at the Dock
One of 7 firepits at the beach. All you need is graham crackers, chocolate and marshmellows. 😉
Security will load you up with free firewood. Enjoy the beach!
Lots of family / friends time at the firepits every night. Wood is provided by Security at each pit.
Dogs are allowed in the lake area. There is a great walking path all the way around the lake.
The path around the lake has wonderful mountain views.
Helicopter siphoning water from R-Lake during the Windy Fire 2021.
Trees surrounding the lake.
Horseshoe pits at the lake.
Lake from above.
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Located in the Southern Sierra-Nevada Mountains in a former logging town known as Johnsondale, R-Ranch in the Sequoias is a tranquil mountain vacation resort for the year round enjoyment of its member owners.