Area Status: Open
This page is for the Spicer Reservoir area; visit the Spicer Reservoir Campground page to view campground status.
Spicer Reservoir has a surface area of 2,000 acres when full. Visitors enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4) Can only be accessed via snowmobiles or walk-in users. Spicer Road is still closed.|
|Best Season:||Summer, early fall|
|Water:||No potable water|
Located nine miles southeast of Highway 4 on Spicer Reservoir Road (7N01), a winding paved route where safe travel speeds average 20-30 mph.
Maximum speed on the lower portion of the lake is 10 mph; the upper portion, surrounded by the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, is managed for non-motorized uses only.
No overnight camping at the boat lot parking.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Campground CampingRecreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
|No. of Sites||43|
|Reservation Info||first-come, first-served|