Stampede ReservoirCompleted in 1970, Stampede Dam and Reservoir are located on the Little Truckee River immediately below the mouth of Davies Creek and approximately 8 miles above the confluence of the Little Truckee and Truckee Rivers. The dam and reservoir are features of the Washoe Project. Open year-round (frozen during winter). A surface area of approximately 3,340 acres at full reservoir storage with 25 miles of shoreline. Fishing season is year-round, with ice fishing during the winter. Available species include kokanee salmon, rainbow, brook, brown and lake (mackinaw) trout. A California Department of Fish and Game target fishery for hatchery catchables. Access by paved road.
Driving DirectionsSite is 7 miles north of I-80 near Truckee, California.
For Visitors...The things to do at Stampede Reservoir are boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, water sports and winter sports. Visitors taking a northcentral California vacation can find camping spots here. There's a picnic area.
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