Columbia’s waterways are crucial habitats to wildlife and vegetation and they also enrich our community experience by providing scenic views and a connection to nature. Enjoy a lakeside picnic, fishing and kayaking, or hike alongside one of our many streams and ponds. You can also take advantage of the many boardwalks, decks, piers, gazebos and pavilions along our lakes for walking, jogging and gathering closer to our freshwater ecosystems.
Please note: Swimming, bathing and ice-skating are not allowed in or on any of the CA’s lakes or ponds.
Here’s a summary of Columbia’s three man-made lakes: