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Boating is a popular recreational activity in the Yuba-Sutter area, which includes four rivers: the Bear River, the Feather River, the Sacramento River, and the Yuba River. The most popular lakes for boating are Camp Far West Lake, Collins Lake, Harry L. Englebright Lake, and Bullards Bar Reservoir. See Bodies of Water for a list of other lakes in the area.

You may also be interested in boating in other counties nearby. The Davis Wiki has a page about boating in and around Davis.

Boat Ramps

Feather River

Sacramento River


A motorboat speeds down the Feather River toward the 10th Street Bridge. Photo by queerbychoice. Motorboating is permitted at Camp Far West Lake, Collins Lake, Harry L. Englebright Lake, and Bullards Bar Reservoir, as well as on all four rivers in the Yuba-Sutter area.

On the Yuba River, no water craft powered by internal combustion gasoline or diesel engines is allowed above the Daguerra Point Diversion Dam, except with permission from governmental entities. (Yuba County Ordinance Code Title VIII § 8.57.021)


A fishing boat on the Yuba River in Browns Valley. Photo by queerbychoice. Rafting, kayaking, canoeing & innertubing are popular on our local rivers.



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