From downtown Quincy, take the Bucks lake Rd. for 17 miles. From Oroville, there are two routes. Take hwy 70 east through the Feather River Canyon to Quincy, then follow the Bucks Lake Rd. to the lake. or, from Orville, take Oroville Dam Blvd., turn right on Olive/Hwy 162 and follow it to the lake. This route is only open during the summer months after the road is plowed. Call ahead for road status.
Scheduled to close for season September 25, 2016, and will reopen Memorial Day 2017.