Benbow Lake State Recreation Area

Benbow Lake State Recreation Area

Staff holds canoe hikes as excursions that not only educate visitors but create an adventure. Near the dammed river and on the South Fork rests the legendary Benbow Inn built in 1926 with an adjacent 9-hole golf course.

The Old Benbow Lake (1928-2008), Benbow, CA

A flight over the remains of Benbow Inn's seasonal lake using a QAV500 quadcopter. 5/25/2014 40.06821, -123.79029 Fly responsibly, join the AMA.

The park contains campsites, hiking trails, picnic areas and a day-use area. Steelhead and salmon fishing during the winter on the Eel River is quite popular.
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