Created by the construction of Coyote Dam on the East Fork of the Russian River in 1958, the lake has a surface area of 1,822 acres.
Lake Mendocino FAQ's:
Question: Where is Lake Mendocino located?
Answer: Lake Mendocino is located a little north of Ukiah east of 101 in Mendocino County California.
Question: Does Lake Mendocino have good fishing?
Answer: Yes, refer to fishing link below.
Mendocino Lake Map
Great map of Lake Mendocino plus up to date info on reservations, info centers, marinas, resorts, and boat launches.
Lake Mendocino Activities:
Pics Index :: Lake Mendocino 2004
Heaps of interesting photos of Lake Mendocino taken by campers.
A good intro to the lake with one photo and a bit of history on how the lake was made. It also includes links to lodging, dining, brew pubs, and real estate.
This site features just a brief description of the lake along with a small map and some links.
In The News:
THE EEL RIVER REPORTER
This page has information on how the removal of Lake Mendocino would benefit the region.