By Emily LaitinenThe best way to get around the Mojave is by driving a tractor-trailer, but California has many more options.
Here’s a rundown of the most popular spots in the Golden State, according to a new guide from Axios.
The Big Sur State, California, has an average of 9,400 days of sunshine per year, and an average altitude of 1,500 feet.
The Mojave, Nevada, has a much larger population (2.2 million people) and is much more rugged, with the average elevation at 1,850 feet.
There are more parks, hotels, and casinos in the Mojavas than anywhere else in the United States.
Here are some of the best places to visit in the state.1.
Lake Isabella Campground and Lake Islanca CampgroundThe Lake Isliacana Campground in Lake Isla was founded in 1851 and is the largest lake in the area.
Located at the western edge of Lake Isbanc, it is famous for its spectacular views of the Mojaves coast.
The campground is a popular stop for locals who visit the area for its annual Christmas fireworks display, which takes place on New Year’s Eve every year.
The park is also home to the world-famous Lake Islas Wildcat.2.
Big Sur Country Club and CampgroundIn 2018, the Big Sur County Board of Supervisors approved $1.8 million for a $40 million renovation of the country club, a $9.2-million upgrade of the lake, and the renovation of Camp Big Sur.
The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2018.
The renovation is expected add 1,100 beds to the campground and create a lakefront park with a water park and pavilion.3.
Lake Amato Lake Inlet, Rancho Cucamonga LakeIn 2017, Lake Amatos lake in Rancho Chico became the first water source in California to be certified as a National Historic Landmark.
The 1,600-acre lake, located about 25 miles south of Sacramento, has more than 4,100 acres.4.
Camp Big River in San BernardinoThe Big River is one of the state’s most popular fishing spots, with a total of more than 10,000 anglers.
The most popular season is the summer.
There’s also a lake to enjoy in the San Bernardino County park system, where anglers can swim, canoe, and fish on the San Bernadino River.5.
Lake Almaden CampgroundAt 1,300 feet, Lake Almado Campground is the tallest lake in California, and it offers a unique fishing experience.
The lake is a favorite for anglers who want to get away from the crowds of other campgrounds.
The area also hosts the annual California Golden Trout Festival, a popular fishing competition.
The lakeshore offers a great view of the ocean and the Mojades coastline.6.
Lake Haze LakeHaze Lake is located just a short drive from San Bernardino and offers fishing and camping at a great price.
The Lake Hazy Lake has an elevation of 8,000 feet and is a great spot for families to enjoy fishing, boating, and hiking.7.
Camping on Lake KlamathThe Big Lake is a beautiful lake on the outskirts of Sacramento and offers camping and fishing for a variety of purposes.
The water is shallow, with an average depth of about 4 feet.
Campers can relax in their tents on a large lawn overlooking the lake.
Campfires are allowed in designated areas.8.
Camp Cucina CampgroundNear the San Jose Airport, Camp Cuccina is a large lake with a nice view of downtown San Jose.
The beachfront property offers two campsites.
There is a lakeside campground near the airport with water for rent or purchase.
The resort also offers fishing in its popular Cucinatas Creek Campground.9.
Camp Gully Lake, Ranchos Creek Camping in Ranchos is a must-see spot for fishing in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
The ranch is situated at the southern end of Rancho Hondo, which is a small community with a lake and campground on its property.10.
Camp Lake El Cid CampgroundLake El CID is the highest lake in Southern California.
The Camp Lake Campground features a sandy beach and a lake with two campsite sites.
Campgrounds are available year-round, so it’s easy to catch a free weekend fishing trip.
Campsite rentals and campfires are available for reservation.11.
Camp Point Resort & SpaLocated just south of San Diego, Camp Point resort offers golf, swimming, and boating on a sandy lake in Santa Clarita.12.
Lake Mead Lake, Mojave National Preserve The Mojaves Lake Mead is the third largest lake on Earth, and one of America’s great national parks.
It has an estimated 4,500 acres of land that provides an