Finnon Recreation Area

Finnon Lake

Updated February, 2017

  • The campground is now open all year! The lake is open for fishing - catch and release only, no bait.  Day Use fees apply.
  • With the new dam, and after the rain storms of 2017, Finnon Lake is now full and back to how it looked over 20 years ago. 
  • Finnon Lake Recreation Area is closed after dark - except for registered campers.  Violators are trespassing and will be reported. 
  • The Finnon Lake perimeter road is closed to motor vehicles except for emergency. For safety, driving off the main road and driving around barricades is prohibited.  Violators are trespassing and will be reported.
  • Finnon Lake Campers under age 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian over age 21 during the entire time of their stay.
  • For Camping information, click on the "Camping" button at top of page.
  • The Mosquito General Store is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. 
  • Annual Day Use Passes are now available to Mosquito residents. Call Dave Angelo at (530) 621-3688.


  • This is the OFFICIAL Finnon Lake website.  Related information contained on any other website is not authorized by MVFA. 
  • Day Use fees are collected before entering the property for day use activities such as fishing, boating (including inflatables), swimming, picnicking  and disc golf. No fee for hiking and bicycling. To pay by credit card, call (530) 409-5515.
  • Finnon Lake Recreation Area is PRIVATE PROPERTY - owned and managed by Mosquito Volunteer Fire Association
  • Call us at (530) 409-5515 with any questions.
  • Primary access to Finnon Lake is Rock Creek Road thru the main gate adjacent to the store.  Large trailers and campers must use Rock Creek Road.  The swing bridge on Mosquito road has width and weight restrictions, and trailers are prohibited.
  • The Mosquito General Market & Kitchen is located at the entrance to Finnon Recreation Area. Contact the store at (530) 295-4980.
  • Discover more about the history of Finnon Lake, how to get here, and info on the MVFA here.