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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In this beautiful setting next to the Middle Fork of the American River, you have river access and you can participate in boating, fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, gold panning, equestrian/horseback riding trails, and off-highway motorcycle riding.