Stampede Reservoir - Water Recreation

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Stampede reservoir is a popular spot for water recreation of all kinds. Fishing, motorized boat and personal watercraft use, and water skiing. Kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing when the water is calm (morning and evening). Swimming and fishing too. Ice fishing during winter depending on conditions.

Single family site and group camping in developed campgrounds on the south shore of Stampede Reservoir. Captain Roberts boat ramp is located adjacent to Logger Campground.

Most single family sites and group campgrounds can be reserved at www.recreation.gov or (877) 444-6777.

NO CAMPING OR CAMPFIRES ALLOWED OUTSIDE OF DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS.

Directions: From Truckee take Interstate 80 east for six miles to the Hirschdale exit. Go north and under I-80 for approximately one mile to Boca Reservoir. Continue north past Boca Reservoir for approximately eight miles. Access campgrounds and boat ramp by taking a left onto 261 Road and crossing Stampede Dam. Continue one mile west to campground. Go another mile west and take paved road to the right to boat ramp.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Usage: Light-Medium
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: NO CAMPING OR CAMPFIRES ALLOWED OUTSIDE OF DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS.
Closest Towns: Truckee, CA

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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Amenities

Camping trailer Yes
Picnic tables At campgrounds and vista point
Tent camping Yes
Parking Yes
Fee charged for some activities Camping. Boat ramp use Friday through Sunday.
Toilets Vault
Accessible Vault toilets, some campsites
Boat ramp Accessible
Areas & Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.469809

  Longitude : 
-120.113129

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing

 



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