Antelope Lake Recreation Area


Area Status: Open
Antelope Recreation Area Map

 Recreation sites are managed by Outdoors in Plumas

At 5,000 feet in elevation, Antelope Lake is located in the northeastern part of the Mt. Hough Ranger District. It is a small remote lake with 15 miles of shoreline. Surrounding the lake are mountains blanketed with pine and fir trees. Protected coves around the lake attract several species of migratory birds. 

There is a small store located on site with plans to open mid-summer 2021 and will offer supplies including groceries, ice, and souvenirs.   For more information regarding this amenity please contact Outdoors in Plumas

Travellers can also stop in nearby communities such as Taylorsville, Greenvile, Janesville, Milford and Susanville for ice and other supplies before you travel up the hill.   Wood is for sale within campgrounds.

h Accessible sites are available

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors should always check for additional information at Alerts and Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Reservations: Reservations are available for some sites in the  campgrounds within the reservation system. Campgrounds are reserved through www.recreation.gov or call (877) 444-6777.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Closest Towns: Antelope Lake is located 30 miles NE of Taylorsville.
Information Center: Mt. Hough Range District Office, 39696 Hwy 70, Quincy, CA 95971 Open 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (530) 836-2575

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Road Cycling

Recreation areas with activity Road Cycling:

Antelope Lake  has an 11 mile paved loop around the Recreation Area.  Points of interest include the Pioneer Cabin, picnic areas, beaches, lake view vistas, bird and wildlife viewing.

Approximate riding time is 1 1/2 hours

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

To reserve sites at Boulder Creek, Lone Rock, Long Point, Long Point Group Campgrounds contact Recreation.gov

 

Group Camping

Recreation areas with activity Group Camping:

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing:

Fishing Access is nearby at Lunker Landing and Guiney Point; Lost Cove boat ramp is located on the north side of the lake. 

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking:

Backpacking

Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:

Picnicking

Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:

Antelope Picnic and Day Use area is available.

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized:

Lost Cove boat launch located nearby

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized:

Swimming

Recreation areas with activity Swimming:

Waterskiing

Recreation areas with activity Waterskiing:

Amenities

Interpretive Site: Pioneer Cabin and Grave,
Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities: Boat launch fee
Toilets:
Parking:
Boat ramp:
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.183

  Longitude : 
-120.59