Prosser Reservoir - Water Recreation


Area Status: Open

Prosser Reservoir - Speed restricted use - Power boating is allowed, but a 10-mph speed limit is enforced.

Popular for canoeing, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing and swimming. Located approximately 1.5 miles above the confluence of Prosser Creek and the Truckee River. Year round fishing. Ice fishing during winter depending on conditions. Access by snow machine, cross country skis or snow shoes in winter months depending on snow level. Paved access in the summer months. Fill out self-service Aquatic Invasive Species form before boat launching.

A boat ramp is located at Prosser Ranch Group Campground at the end of Prosser and Lakeside Campground Road on the west side of Prosser Reservoir.Boat trailer parking available. Hand-off launching possible at Lakeside campground and other areas on the north and south ends of reservoir depending on water level.

Camping opportunities on northwest side of Prosser Reservoir accessed from Highway 89 North. Single family sites and Prosser Ranch Group campground. **Please read the Forest Order (linked HERE) for Camping & Campfire Restrictions**

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

NO CAMPING OR CAMPFIRES ALLOWED OUTSIDE OF DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS.

At a Glance

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

Activities

Campground Camping

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Ice Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Swimming

Amenities

Interpretive Site: Near Donner Camp Historic Picnic Area and interpretive trail
Camping trailer: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Fee charged for some activities: Camping
Toilets: Vault in campgrounds
Parking: Yes
Accessible: Vault toilets, several campsites
Boat ramp: Yes

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.379472

  Longitude : 
-120.157563

  Elevation : 
5800