Fishing: Ice House Reservoir

Fishing: Ice House Reservoir

Species Present: Rainbow, brown, and brook trout are planted by California Department of Fish and Wildlife every other week May through September. Other fish caught include brook and lake trout and kokanee salmon. Golden shiners may also be seen.

Seasons: Year-round fishing, depending on accessible road conditions. Be sure to visit the Department of Fish and Wildlife web site for fishing regulations.

Access: From Pollock Pines continue on Hwy 50 east 9 miles to Ice House Road. Turn north on Ice House Road toward Crystal Basin and travel 10.5 miles to Ice House Reservoir turn-off. Travel 1.5 miles farther to Ice House Reservoir.

Camping: Overnight camping is available in the summer at Ice House Campground, Strawberry Campground, and Northwind Campground.

Map: Forest map can be purchased at a Ranger Station. Click here for Crystal Basin Recreation area map from SMUD.

Comments: Surrounded with conifer forest.

More Information:

Placerville Ranger District
‚Äč4260 Eight Mile Road 
Camino, CA 95709
530-644-2324