Spicer Reservoir

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 
Spicer Reservoir in foreground; lava flow rock formation in backgroundBoat launch ramp and trees in foreground, lake and mountains in backgroundPicnic table under trees with lake and mountains in background

 

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)
Reservations: No reservations
Fees No fee
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer, early fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault toilet

General Information

Directions:

Located nine miles southeast of Highway 4 on Spicer Reservoir Road (7N01), a winding paved route where safe travel speeds average 20-30 mph.


General Notes:

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.


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.406485

  Longitude : 
-120.000286

 

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