Huntington Lake Resort and Marina, 58910 Huntington Lake Road, Lakeshore, CA 93634; (559) 893-3226 or (559) 893- 6750. This resort, on the lake's western side, has seven cabins, most with kitchens. Cabins range from $75-$100 a night, $422.50- $650 a week.
Boats can be rented at the marina. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.
Campgrounds include Upper and Lower Billy Creek, Catavee, College, Deer Creek, Kinnikinnick and Rancheria. To make reservations, call the National Recreation Reservation System at (877) 444-6777 or log on at www.reserveusa.com.
What to do: A variety of boats may be rented from Rancheria Enterprises, 62311 Huntington Lake Road, Lakeshore, CA 93634; (559) 893-3234. Rancheria also has the only gas station and garage at the lake.
Horses can be rented at D&F Pack Station, P.O. Box 156, Lakeshore, CA 93634, (559) 893-3220, which organizes guided trips.
For more information: Call the Pineridge/Kings River Ranger District at (559) 855-5360 or Eastwood Visitors Center at (559) 893-6611. Or visit www.sierragatewaymap.com.
Thomas Curwen is deputy editor of The Times' Book Review.