“Sunburns, long car rides, and tangled lines-ah, the joys of a family fishing trip. As much as children love to catch fish, though, their minds have a tendency to wander, and trying to keep a rod in their hands for more than an hour may start to feel like hounding them to do their homework. That's no fun for anyone. The best solution: Put them on water with fast fishing action, and make sure there are plenty of other activities nearby. Edgewater Resort meets those criteria, where you and your family will have a blast. After a week the only thing the kids will be whining about is wanting to stay longer.”
~ Jack Larson, Field & Stream

"I would have lingered over dessert, but I wanted to get back to the family-friendly Edgewater Resort in Kelseyville for sunset. Sitting on the dock, watching the slow-motion dance of a stately heron fishing along the shore, I thought back to something Jim Fitzer had said as we gazed at Clear Lake from Ceago Del Lago. 'Everything about this place just feels alive. Who wouldn't love it?"
~ Peter Jaret, VIA Magazine, the AAA Traveler's Companion

"We opted to try a private resort after suffering a noisy and unpleasant camping experience at a publicly owned state park. Private campgrounds, we were told, depend heavily on repeat business, and that translates into stronger enforcement of noise rules. It worked. We had a peaceful stay at the well-run Edgewater Resort, a combination marina, RV park, and campground. No campers blasted us with dueling boomboxes. A handful of too-loud folks were quickly hushed. And the availability of hookups meant RV occupants had no need to fire up generators to grind their morning coffee beans. The tree-covered resort provided well-maintained bathrooms and showers, a swimming pool and cabins for the non-camper-types. Best of all, the close proximity of the private boat docks made it a breeze to jump in the boat and head out for a day of fun on the water.."
~ Lisa Vorderbrueggen, The Times, Political Editor

“On the dock in front of our cabin, two otters were playing tag, and it was hard to say just who was after whom. Just beyond, the lake stretched for miles, calm and clean, not a boat in sight. Off in the distance, a few puffy cumulus clouds floated over the Cache Creek Ridge, tinged with the dawn’s pink. What a beautiful moment, I remember thinking, when right then, just 40 feet away, a huge bass jumped and landed with a splash, like somebody had dropped a bowling ball out of the sky. The reality was that right in front of me, right to left, from the Narrows through Soda Bay to Clear Lake State Park, there were probably more big bass, 5-pounders and up, than any similar stretch of water in the Western United States.”
~ Tom Stienstra, Outdoor Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

Note: Tom is also the author of California Camping, California Hiking, California Recreational Lakes and Rivers, California Fishing and several other outdoor publications. Tom stayed at the Edgewater Resort during the Outdoor Writers Associations Spring Conference held in Lake County.

“My stay harkened my thoughts back to a childhood spent at this destination-without all the rough and tumble aspects which used to revolve around this place when it was a “guts and fish scales” campground. The girls were refreshing friendly and have made this camp a first class place to recommend in my writing. As I took my children there when they were little, I will also return with my grandchildren.”
~ Frank Medicine Wolf Springer

Note: Frank is a staff writer, columnist, magazine writer, freelance and photographer. Some of his professional credits include Western Outdoors News, California Hunter magazine and the Washington/Oregon & Fish magazine. Frank stayed at the Edgewater Resort during the Outdoor Writers Association Spring Conference held in Lake County.

“The Edgewater Resort & RV Park of Kelsyville won “Small Business of the Year” during this year’s Stars of Lake County celebration. West and Tell who purchased the business in 1996, rescuing the five-acre facility and breathing into it a new and spectacular life. The resort has become known and respected for its services and for the generosity of its owners.”
~ Lake County Record-Bee

“The Edgewater Resort has been transformed into one of the County’s major tourist attractions. This success is a result of years of hard work fueled by owners with a positive attitude and a high level of energy. We have received many favorable comments from tourists who have stayed at the Edgewater Resort; it is a business which we are able to enthusiastically recommend to Lake County visitors.”
~ Kelly F. Cox, County Administrative Officer, Marketing Director

“California’s Edgewater Resort & RV Park doesn’t have a typical clientele. Sure, families looking to get away have sought this Lake Country hot spot for years, even before co-owners Sandra West and Lora Tell burst onto the scene in 1996 with a plan to restore the property to its former glory. Five years later, visitors are as diverse as the areas offerings, thanks to the resort’s something-for-everyone philosophy.”
~Southwest RV Traveler

"If your family reunion has outgrown grandma's backyard, the Edgewater Resort is a great reunion spot and is experienced in helping families make their reunions run smoothly."
~ Reader's Digest New Choices Magazine

"Next time you need a great I-just-have-to-get-out-of-town getaway, try the Edgewater Resort in Lake County!"
~We The People

"This full-service campground is a standout along the 100-mile shoreline of Clear Lake!"
~California Camping

"The Edgewater Resort is one of the most hot-diggety-doggone dog-friendly places we've run across!"
~The California Dog Lover's Companion

"Rather than being near major attractions or a city, the Edgewater Resort is the main attraction! "
~RV WEST Magazine

"Sandra and Lora at the Edgewater Resort restore the fun and charm of vacationing at Clear Lake. Visitors to Lake County can experience a healthy dose of rest and recreation while camping or lodging at this lakeside resort."
~Wilda Shock, Marketing Director, Lake County Visitor Center

"The enthusiasm and ingenuity that Sandra and Lora have invested are creating a wonderful asset for Lake County, their customers and this Chamber."
~ Melissa Fulton, CEO, Lake County Chamber of Commerce

"Two of our hardest working members with positive attitudes."
~Frank Cammarata, Executive Director, Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce

Quotes from Past Guests

“Thank you all so much for making our vacations so wonderful--we just LOVE Edgewater like our home away from home! See you again soon...”
~Barbara & Casey McDaniel, Rainbow and Cody the dogs too!

“We wanted you to know that we had a wonderful time at Edgewater Resort. We camped in spots 16/18 and had a blast. There is so much to do and everyone is very friendly. We love that you are 'dog friendly'. The 'OK 9 Corral' was a cute idea. Letting dogs swim on the beach was just perfect due to the hot weather. We can't wait to see you again next year. Thanks again for a lovely time...”
~John, Lisa, Marissa, Megan, Morgan and Jenny the dog and Roland, Michele, RJ, Emry, Cassy and Goldie the dog

“We had the opportunity to visit Edgewater Resort at Soda Bay from December 23rd thru January 2nd, and did not want to leave. This place was so beautiful. We were one of a few people there I am assuming due to the weather, it was a little cold but for the most part it had sun during parts of the days and was such a perfect setting. The Bay was huge and so calm. The people who worked there were so nice and courteous. I can't thank God enough for sending us there for this break and with His Willing we'll be back soon, with other family of course. I would recommend this place to anyone and out of 5 stars, we give it a 10!!! Thank you again and God Bless...”
~Gina Todd, Jourdan (Emery) and the dog Farsworth, Bakersfield, CA

“Just wanted to compliment you gals on the delightful resort I discovered at Edgewater. It was just a 2 day getaway for me to clear the house so my wife could have her hen party. Finding a dog friendly place was a priority. Well, I found more than that. I found a great family style resort with super clean, well equipped accommodations, attention to detail, guests considerate of each other and all of the amenities needed for an enjoyable holiday. I'll be back, with family and friends...”
~George Albott & Dudley the dog

“Thanks to all of you, Sandra, Lora & Staff, for making our 10 days at the Edgewater an enjoyable time. We appreciate you all being so accommodating...”
~Pam & Gary Kalina also Red Dog says thanks for the treats!

“And to the folks at the Edgewater Resort, it goes without saying that we love you, your place, and the attention you give to your visitors. We have stayed with Edgewater many times in the past and will continue to stay there in the future. Thanks Sandra and Lora, you make a difference in your community.”
~Beverly Shanley


“We had a wonderful time camping at your resort. We really enjoyed your friendly staff. Everyone we met was courteous and helpful. We had a lot of fun playing at the water slides and exploring the area. We will definitely return and we are telling all our friends about your fantastic resort.”
~Suzanne, William and Chelsea Woolbert


“Thank you so much for allowing us the opportunity to enjoy your beautiful resort. It was such a pleasure to stay in the 'house' during our stay in the Clear Lake area. We will remember your kindness and pass the word about the resort and plan to visit you again.”
~ Nancy and Denis Pierce


“I just wanted to thank you again for the wonderful time we had during our Family Reunion. You could not have made us feel more welcome. Everyone in my family commented on how wonderful the accommodations are, the cleanliness and what a wonderful, courteous, helpful staff you have. Your resort is so beautiful, quiet and relaxing.”
~Mary Brown


“We enjoyed our stay immensely. I know we were there during the off-season and so weren’t able to experience prime-time, but even so, Edgewater is one of the finest parks we’ve stayed at. You two ladies have done a marvelous job creating a favorable atmosphere for family get togethers.”
~ Lynn and Dick Euler


“Thank you so much for making our recent RV outing at your resort so very nice and comfortable. You ladies went out of your way to make us feel welcomed.”
~Charlie Whitley, President, Happy Hobos RV Club


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