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Description - Stampede Reservoir is located in the northeastern region of the Truckee Ranger District in the Tahoe National Forest. Stampede Reservoir provides opportunities for fishing, boating, swimming, camping and picnicking.

Attractions - Fishing and Boating are available in the Reservoir. Boat ramps are located in Logger Campground and the Emigrant Group Site. A Three lane boat launch is available at Captain Robert's Boat Ramp. Picnicking is provided at the Stampede Vista Picnic Ground.

Recreation - Stampede Reservoir provides a variety of recreational opportunities for fishing, boating, swimming, camping and picnicking.

Climate - The Tahoe generally experiences warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters. Weather can change rapidly during all seasons of the year. Elevation plays a major role in temperature and precipitation. This precipitation falls mainly from October through April. At higher elevations, it comes mostly in the form of snow. A snow pack from 5-10 feet or more is usually present from December to May at elevations above 6,500 feet. Winter temperatures below zero and summer temperatures above 100 degrees indicate the normal seasonal spread. Clouds can build up during the summer to produce spectacular thunderstorm activity. It is wise to pack for any season with clothing that can be "layered", ready to peel off or add on as the thermometer dictates. Always include some kind of rain gear. The Tahoe generally experiences warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters.

Location - Stampede Reservoir is located in the northeastern region of the Truckee Ranger District in the Tahoe National Forest. This reservoir is approximately 10 miles north of Truckee.


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Stampede Reservoir, c/o Truckee Ranger District, 10342 Hwy. 89 N. , Truckee, CA, 96161, Phone: 530-587-3558

Additional Information:
California Lakes and Reservoirs - The lakes and reservoirs described here range from huge reservoirs to small mountain lakes. The lakes are often part of large recreation areas, National Forests or State Parks.
Truckee Ranger District - The Truckee Ranger District is located in the central eastern region of the Tahoe National Forest. This region offers, hiking, biking, horseback, riding, camping, boating, fishing and OHV riding.

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