Sandy Point Day Use Area and Boat Launch


Area Status: Open
Map of Sandy Point

This recreation site is managed by Outdoors in Plumas   

This day use area offers a boat launch, picnic areas, restrooms,and showers.This is a popular area for swimming, boating and family outings. 

Located 32 miles northeast of Oroville on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road, or 17 miles west of Quincy off of Bucklin Road. Bucks Lake is a high mountain lake surrounded by the Bucks Lake Wilderness on one side and recreation residences/resorts on the other side. 

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/26/22 - Boat launch is still in the water. Visitors should always check for additional information  at Alerts & Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Fees: For fees visit www.outdoorsinplumas.com
 
Open Season: 5/20/2022 - 9/18/2022
Closest Towns:  Located 32 miles northeast of Oroville on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road, or 17 miles west of Quincy off Bucklin Road. Bucks Lake is a high mountain lake surrounded by the Bucks Lake Wilderness on one side and recreation residences/resorts on the other side. Supplies and boat rentals are available at nearby resorts.
Water: yes
Restroom: vault/flush
Information Center: Mt. Hough Ranger District  39696 Hwy 70  Quincy, Ca 95971   (530) 283-0555

General Information

Directions:

Getting there -- 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 Oroville, 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.


Accessibility:

Accessible facilities


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

Picnicking

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Swimming

Tubing

Waterskiing

Windsurfing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.867748

  Longitude : 
-121.173749