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Home sites near Jenkinson Lake and Sly Park

Beautiful day on the backside of Jenkinson Lake Sly Park

The Jenkinson Lake (a.k.a. Sly Park Lake) area is home to many prestigious neighborhoods.  Custom Home lots for sale near Sly Park and Jenkinson Lake are disappearing fast. With the latest Real Estate Market surge, the demand for custom lots in Jenkinson Lake area and even all land for sale in this beautiful area is heating up and prices are rising.


A Brief History


In the mid-1950s the Sly Park Reservoir was finally completed, which would later be refered to as Jenkinson Lake. Built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation as part of California’s Central Valley Project, the reservoir and surrounding recreation lands were officially transferred into EID ownership in late 2003.

The El Dorado Irrigation District, which was was formed on October 5, 1925, acquired the Sly Park Dam and Reservoir, in 2003. In that acquisition they also got all the Jenkinson Lake recreation facilities, Camp Creek Diversion Dam and Tunnel, all the associated pipelines, conduits, tunnels, pumping plants, intake facilities, aqueducts, laterals, water storage and regulatory facilities etc,


Present Day

Today Jenkinson lake and the surrounding are have a number of amenities avalible to the community.
On Saturdays and Sundays you can enjoy kayak and paddle board rentals. Even though this lake is open to recreational activities no need to worry about noise as jetskis and boats with two and four stoke motors are prohibited.
If camping is more what you are looking for then Jenkinson Lake and Sky Park is the place to be. There are many campsites near the water with beach access. There is also the Sly Park Resort wich has accomidations for RV campers such as 30amp hookup. The Sly Park Resort also has a bar&grill and grocery store on site, and of course bathrooms and showers.
If fishing is your passion then Jenkinson Lake is the palce to be. Some the fish commonly found at Jenkinson Lake are: Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Large Mouth Bass.
Jenkinson Lake also offers a level 1-2 hiking trail that follows the shoreline of the lake. The hike is roughly 8 miles and is well shaded. There is even a waterfall to be found that looks stunning in spring.

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