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Old    Samuel Sosa (unclesam)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-04-2007, 12:35 PM Reply   
Just want to see if there are any lakes worth checking out that are around palm springs. Thanks
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-04-2007, 1:11 PM Reply
Old    dtw. (notsobueno)      Join Date: Dec 2004       10-04-2007, 3:00 PM Reply   


Or just day use?
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       10-04-2007, 3:30 PM Reply   
sunset ranch is o.k. at best for wakeboarding. short and really shallow.
I did have a blast while I was there though.
Old    Samuel Sosa (unclesam)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-04-2007, 4:58 PM Reply   
just a lake. No need to rent, purchase...
Old    Tim (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       10-04-2007, 5:40 PM Reply   
$500/day for a launch permit??? really? People pay that?
Old    Darrel F (95sn)      Join Date: Sep 2005       10-04-2007, 5:40 PM Reply   
Colorado River is 100 miles away but worth checking out. I was a member at Sunset Ranch for 3 years it was originally a private ski site.... and thomas's description is on the nose.
Another ski site is Imperial Lakes, not too far away. Best time of year for the desert.
Old    dtw. (notsobueno)      Join Date: Dec 2004       10-05-2007, 11:06 AM Reply   
Colorado River, Elsinore are the two closest public, non expensive bodies of water....both within two hours of Palm Springs.

Shadow Lake (Indio) is private and you have to own or be with owners to ride there......and it is one of the best private lake communities out there.

Sunset Ranch is best for week long or weekend stays. The house can accommodate many many people and the trip would be similar to a houseboat.....but it is rather expensive. The lakes are VERY shallow...probably only 5 feet at the deepest points....

I live in the PS area and unless I get a rare lucky pull at Shadow Lake, we usually ride the River or Elsinore. Hit me up if you feel like it 760.275.4073.
Old    Brooke (dizzyg)      Join Date: May 2005       10-08-2007, 2:36 PM Reply   
We were out there last March and hit up Elsinore, it was pretty dead that time of year so that was pretty fantastic other than the wind that day.


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