Is Lyons Dam open?

Lyons Reservoir sits at 4200 feet elevation, and as a result is only open from May 1 to November 1, where outside of those months the main gate at Hwy 108 is locked and no vehicle entry is allowed. The opening day and closing day may vary depending on the weather at that time of the year.

Is Lyons Dam open today?

Stanislaus National Forest - Lyons Reservoir (PG&E) Day Use. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Is Lyons Dam trail open?

This trail is great for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.


Can you kayak in Lyons Reservoir?

Lyons Reservoir

Boating and swimming are prohibited at Lyons Reservoir.

What kind of fish are in Lyons Dam?

About Lyons Reservoir

Lyons Reservoir is near Sonora. The most popular species caught here are Rainbow trout, Largemouth bass, and Bluegill. 32 catches are logged on Fishbrain. Please use your best judgement when determining where you can fish, and make sure you follow local regulations.


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Is Lyons Dam closed?

Since Lyons is a municipal water supply there is no swimming or boating allowed. Lyons Reservoir sits at 4200 feet elevation, and as a result is only open from May 1 to November 1, where outside of those months the main gate at Hwy 108 is locked and no vehicle entry is allowed.

Where is Pinecrest Lake CA?

It is located 30 miles east of Sonora on State Highway 108. The Recreation Area lies in a timbered setting at an elevation of 5,600 feet. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife regularly stocks Pinecrest Lake with rainbow trout.

Is Beardsley Reservoir open?

The reservoir is open all year with road access subject to winter closure. The Tri-Dam Project maintains Beardsley Road in winter.

Where is Spicer Reservoir?

Spicer Reservoir Campground is located next to Spicer Meadow Reservoir in the Stanislaus National Forest. The campground is 9 miles off Highway 4 on Spicer Reservoir Road.


Can you swim in Spicer Reservoir?

Spicer Meadow Reservoir

Sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, floating and fishing are also popular water activities.

What kind of fish are in Spicer Reservoir?

“Spicer currently has a recreational fishery including brook trout, Lahontan cutthroat trout (LCT), brown trout (BN) and rainbow trout (RT),” Ewing said. “Historically, Spicer had a brown bullhead fishery.”

Can you swim in Utica Reservoir?

Both reservoirs are popular recreation sites, providing opportunities for dispersed camping, canoeing and kayaking, picnicking, mountain biking the Slick Rock Road, swimming, and fishing.

Can you swim at Beardsley Lake?

Beardsley Reservoir has a dedicated swimming area roped off from the lake with buoys. A sloping, sandy beach offers plenty of room for sun bathing and activities. The Beardsley picnic area is next to the beach. There are flush toilets and a nature trail.


Is there fishing at Pinecrest?

You may fish year round at Pinecrest Lake. Rainbow Trout are planted on a weekly basis from Memorial Weekend thru mid-September. There are also Brown Trout, small Kokane and Catfish in Pinecrest Lake.

What kind of fish are in Beardsley Lake?

Beardsley Lake is near Sonora. The most popular species caught here are Rainbow trout, Brown trout, and Brook trout.

Is Pinecrest campground open now?

Area Status: Open

It has 200 campsites, each of which has a metal firering and a picnic table. Roads and parking areas, which vary in length, are paved. Water hydrants are located to serve several sites.

How much does it cost to get into Pinecrest Lake?

No fee for parking and visiting the day use area including for the use of a single picnic table and grill. For a large-group picnic site, the fee is $60 per-day per-site and can be reserved at Recreation.gov up to 12-months in advance. Fees are not accepted on site.


Are dogs allowed in Stanislaus National Forest?

Pets and Animals

Pets must always be restrained or on a leash while in developed recreation sites. Pets (except guide dogs) are not allowed in swimming areas. Saddle or pack animals are allowed in recreation sites only where authorized by posted instructions.

Is Sourgrass trail open?

Stanislaus National Forest - Sourgrass Day Use. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What county is Beardsley Lake in?

Beardsley Reservoir is located in Tuolumne County off Highway 108.

Are there fish in Utica Reservoir?

Utica Reservoir has no fish except for the chance that a few hardy fish may get into it during high water runoffs. Union Reservoir gets some rainbow trout plants. Spicer Reservoir hasn't been planted lately, but the rainbow trout are self-sustaining there, spawning in great numbers up Hobart Creek near the boat launch.


Where is Union Reservoir?

According to Colorado water law, that made Union a true reservoir. The reservoir is located approximately 7 miles west of I-25. Get the full scoop on activities - including wakeless boating, dog beach, swim beach and fishing - on the Union Reservoir webpage.
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