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Courtright Reservoir

Elevation: 8,200 Feet (2556.1 Meters)

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General Description

Courtright and Wishon Reservoirs are two popular high country lakes located 80 miles east of Fresno via Highway 168 to the Dinkey Creek Road and McKinley Grove Road. These lakes are popular fishing lakes for trout and German browns. The limit is 5 per day, 10 in possession. These lakes are usually accessible from May through November. Boat launching is free and no permits are required.

Directions from Shaver Lake: Follow Forest Road 40 east-southeast for 19 miles until you reach the turnoff for the Wishon Reservoir. From here, turn north on Courtright Road.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Spring through Fall .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Courtright Reservoir
ICON Boat Launching Courtright Reservoir
ICON Camping King's River Ranger District
ICON Fishing Trout
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Dusy-Ershim OHV Route trailhead located near the reservoir.
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Courtright Reservoir
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Because of the altitude, swimming will be very cold.
ICON Viewing Scenery King's River Ranger District

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Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543


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