Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce

Public Boat Launches

There are two public boat launch areas on Lake Almanor:

  • Forest Service Ramp at the Canyon Dam Picnic Area at the Junction of Hwy. 147 and Hwy. 89, Picnic tables and fire pits, restrooms, 3 lane ramp, launch/load dock, no fee
  • Forest Service Ramp on the West Shore 1 mi. off Hwy. 89 on Almanor Drive West, located in the U.S.F.S campground area, restrooms, public beach, launch/load dock, no fee

Private Marinas and Boat Launch

Keep These Out of Our Lake

Please Help us keep All Guagga and Zebra Muscles out of Lake Almanor!

BEFORE BRINGING YOUR BOAT TO ALMANOR...



  • Inspect all exposed surfaces
  • Wash the hull of watercraft thoroughly
  • remove all plant and animal material
  • Drain and dry all areas
  • Drain and dry the lower outboard unity
  • Clean and dry all live wells
  • Empty and dry any buckets
  • Dispose of all bait in the trash
  • Wait up to 5 days of summer heat and up to 30 days of cool weather before launches into different fresh waters