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Sycamore Island - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

39664 Ave 7 1/2, Madera, CA 93636, USA

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About Sycamore Island

Sycamore Island is located on the San Joaquin River in Madera County, California. It includes multiple fishing ponds and access to the San Joaquin River for fishing and other recreation. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many things to see and do.


Attractions Near Sycamore Island

Wildwood Native Park
Wildwood Native Park3.74km from Sycamore Island

This park is owned by the San Joaquin River Conservancy and managed by the City of Fresno. Amenities include restrooms, parking and river access for boating and fishing. Located along the San Joaquin River, east of Highway 41, the park is open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays from 7 a.m. to dusk.

Friant Dam
Friant Dam19.06km from Sycamore Island

A majestic gravity dam on the San Joaquin River in central California in the United States, on the boundary of Fresno and Madera Counties. Friant Dam was originally proposed in the 1930s as a main feature of the Central Valley Project, a federal water project that would involve building an expansive system of dams and canals on the rivers of the Central Valley to provide water for agriculture, with secondary purposes of flood control, municipal supply, and hydroelectric power generation.

Millerton Lake
Millerton Lake20.08km from Sycamore Island
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area21.28km from Sycamore Island

Millerton Lake is located in the southern portion of California's Central Valley in Fresno and Madera counties. The lake lies in the upper San Joaquin River Watershed. Its main purposes are reclamation, flood control, irrigation, and recreation.Secondary uses include flood control and recreation, including swimming, fishing, water skiing and camping.

Quady Winery
Quady Winery26.64km from Sycamore Island

A famous winery founded in the year 1975 which specialises in sweet and aperitif wines. Visitors are allowed to see their factory and can taste and study about the making of wines.

Hidden Dam
Hidden Dam28.54km from Sycamore Island

Hidden Dam is an earthen dam on the Fresno River in Madera County, California. It creates a reservoir known as Hensley Lake.It was built in 1975 .The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Cespk. It is also known as Hensley Lake. The reservoir it creates, Hensley Lake, has a water surface of two and a half square miles, over twenty miles of shoreline, and has a maximum storage capacity of 90,000 acre-feet.

Where is Sycamore Island

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Madera County
Madera County
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Madera is the Spanish term for wood. The county derives its name from the town of Madera, named when the California Lumber Company built a log flume to carry lumber to the Central Pacific Railroad there in 1876.

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