Summary

Big Reservoir features 19 non-reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 4161 ft. Campers visting this California first come first serve camping area today can expect clear sky and wind gusts up to 2.15mph.

Campers may find numerous amenities with toilets, clean showers to rinse off, trash dumps to dispose of waste, clean potable drinking water, and a comfy place to pitch a tent. The surrounding area also offers outdoor enthusiasts the simple pleasure of being outside.
Toilets

Yes

Reservations

No

Showers

Yes

Trash-Dump

Yes

Drinking-Water

Yes

Hookups

No


Outdoor Recreation

Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Shirttail 30 3,943 ft
Fuller Lake None 5,380 ft
Lindsey Lake 10 6,271 ft
White Cloud 46 4,377 ft
Lake Spaulding 25 5,048 ft
Big Reservoir 19 4,161 ft
Dru Barner 47 3,237 ft
Carr Lake 12 6,668 ft
Donner Summit Area - Lake Spaulding 25 5,045 ft
Skillman Horse Camp None 4,638 ft
Giant Gap 35 3,686 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class

Area Hydrology

Streamflow and water data for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
N Yuba R Bl Goodyears Bar Ca
USGS 11413000
1,360 cfs 5.3 ft
Prosser C Bl Prosser C Dam Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10340500
90 cfs 1.9 ft
Blackwood C Nr Tahoe City Ca
USGS 10336660
132 cfs 9.6 ft
Unnamed Trib Bl Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424546
8 cfs 0.0 ft
Sagehen C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343500
20 cfs 2.2 ft
Dry C A Vernon St Bridge A Roseville Ca
USGS 11447293
159 cfs 10.3 ft
Unnamed Trib Ab Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424548
0 cfs 0.5 ft
Donner C At Hwy 89 Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338700
260 cfs 4.3 ft
General C Nr Meeks Bay Ca
USGS 10336645
68 cfs 1.9 ft
Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca
USGS 11427000
882 cfs 1.4 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
black springs
SNOTEL BLSC1
0.54" -0.12"
alpine meadows-base
SNOTEL AMBC1
0.11" -3.27"