NorCal Roadtrips

An Explorer's Guide to Northern California

Lakes by Region- Gold Country

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Lake Location Nearest Hwy/
surface acres
Camp. open/
elev
Comments
Big Reservoir Auburn SRA I-80
80
May
4,092'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Bowman Lake Cisco Grove Hwy 20 May
5500'
Stocked rainbow trout.
Bullards Bar Reservoir Nevada City 49
4700
April
2000'
Stocked rainbow trout & warm water species.
Camp Far West Reservoir Roseville I-80
2000
*
320'
Warm water species.
Lake Clementine Auburn SRA I-80 * Primarily bass; some trout. Not stocked.
Collins Lake Marysville 20
1000
All yr
1200'
Stocked rainbow trout & warm water species.
Don Pedro Lake Coulterville 108
12,900
*
800'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Englebright Reservoir Marysville 20
815
All yr
527
Stocked rainbow trout & warm water species.
Folsom Lake Folsom Lake SRA 50
11,900
All yr Stocked trout plus warm water species.
French Meadows Reservoir Auburn I-80
1920
May
5200'
Stocked rainbow and brown trout.
Hell Hole Reservoir Auburn 193
1300
May
4700'
Brown, Mackinaw & rainbow trout, kokanee salmon.
Ice House Reservoir Riverton 50
678
May
5500'
Stocked rainbow & brown trout. Kokanee salmon.
Lake McClure/McSwain Coulterville 132
7100
All yr
867'
Primarily warm water species with stocked trout.
Lake Natoma Folsom I-80
500
All yr Stocked trout plus warm water species.
New Melones Reservoir Sonora 49
12,500
All yr
1000'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Pinecrest Lake Pinecrest/
Sonora
108 May
5600'
Stocked rainbow & native trout.
Rollins Lake Colfax I-80
825
N/A Stocked rainbow trout & warm water species.
Scotts Flat Lake Nevada City 20
850
All yr
3100'
Stocked rainbow trout & warm water species.
Lake Spaulding Auburn 20
698
May
5000'
Native trout.
Stumpy Meadows Reservoir Auburn 193/49
320
April
4200'
Stocked rainbow & native trout.
Sugar Pine Reservoir Auburn SRA I-80
160
3,600'  
Lake Tulloch Manteca 120 -
510'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.
Union Valley Reservoir Riverton 50
2800
May
4900'
Stocked rainbow & Mackinaw trout, kokanee salmon.
Woodward Reservoir Manteca 120
2900
All yr
210'
Stocked trout plus warm water species.