Lake Elsinore is a lovely small lakeside town located in Riverside County. Lake Elsinore is an ideal vacation destination known for its clean air, peaceful surroundings, sunny blue skies and endless recreational lake activities. Set on the stunning backdrop of the majestic Ortega Mountains and rustic Cleveland National Forest, Lake Elsinore is the largest natural fresh water lake in California making it a paradise for boaters and water sports enthusiasts.. This wonderful region boasts the jet skiing, fishing, water skiing, wind surfing, hiking, biking, and bird watching, Thrill seekers come to Lake Elsinore for daring skydiving and hang gliding. Even if you want a an easy get away or relaxing respite Lake Elsinore has something for everybody.