Situated in a forested paradise, Prosser Creek Reservoir offers a premiere fishing spot, and provides plenty of Sierra outdoor recreation for all ages.
Situated in a forested paradise, Prosser Creek Reservoir offers a premiere fishing spot, and provides plenty of Sierra outdoor recreation for all ages. Fishing, boating and camping are popular on the Prosser Creek Reservoir, surrounded by rugged peaks, dense forest and wildlife. It’s a short trip from Lake Tahoe and worth the time to stop by, enjoy the views and relax by the sparkling water.
- Phone US Forest Service: 530-478-6257
- Website Prosser Creek Reservoir
- Best Feature There are excellent paddling opportunities around the eleven miles of shore line
- Trout Fishing
From Lake Tahoe, take California Highway 89, continuing past the junction with Interstate 80 for 1.5 miles to the turnoff for Prosser Creek Reservoir. Head east one mile to a campground or two miles to a boat ramp.
The area is accessible year-round but the lake is frozen over during winter.
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The confluence of the North and Middle Forks American River affords a marvelous opportunity to view the natural wonders of this river canyon environment and to glimpse the past via the remains of its historic bridges.