ANTELOPE LAKE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


RESERVOIR CALIFORNIA

Antelope Lake


April 16, 2024

23,608 acre-ft

+0.4% today
106% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Antelope Lake are currently 23,608 acre-ft, about 106% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 22,091.6acre-ft. Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2017-02-09 when levels reached 26,867 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2023-11-28 when levels receded to 2,617 acre-ft. View historical levels.

Antelope Lake is a reservoir located in Plumas County, California. The lake was created in 1960 by the construction of the Antelope Dam. The hydrology of the lake is largely fed by the Indian Creek and Last Chance Creek watersheds, which provide surface flow and snowpack runoff. The lake serves as a critical water source for agricultural purposes, providing irrigation for the surrounding ranches and farms. Additionally, the lake is a popular recreational destination, offering opportunities for fishing, boating, and camping. The lake has a capacity of 358,650 acre-feet and covers an area of 4,466 acres when full. The lake is managed by the U.S. Forest Service and is part of the Plumas National Forest.



Geolocation -120.607, 40.180
Elevation 4,960 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0.4%
Percent of Normal 106%
Minimum 2,617 acre-ft
2023-11-28
Maximum 26,867 acre-ft
2017-02-09
Average 22,092 acre-ft
Nid_Height 113
Hydraulic_Height 90
Drainage_Area 71
Year_Completed 1964
Dam_Height 113
Hazard_Potential High
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
River_Or_Stream Indian Creek
Surface_Area 931
Nid_Storage 22566
Dam_Length 1320

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Area Boat Ramps

SMOKEY LANE 44-50, ALLEGHANY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
SALMON LAKE ROAD 1500, SIERRA CITY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
SARDINE LAKE ROAD 990, SIERRA CITY
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
LOST COVE BOAT RAMP
East Branch North Fork Feather Watershed, California
SALMON LAKE -BOAT RAMP BOATING SITE
Upper Yuba Watershed, California
VOLCANIC LEGACY SCENIC BYWAY, CALIFORNIA
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
PLUMAS COUNTY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
PENINSULA ROAD, STRAWBERRY VALLEY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California

Rafting & Kayaking

STATE PARK TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
ROCK CREEK DAM TO CRESTA RESERVOIR
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
BIG CHICO CREEK
Mill-Big Chico Watershed, California
FRENCHMAN RESERVOIR TO NF BOUNDARY
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, Nevada
HEADWATERS TO CONFLUENCE WITH NELSON CREEK
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California
SALLY'S CAMP TO CONFLUENCE WITH WILLOW CREEK
Lost Watershed, California
BUTTE CREEK
Upper Butte Watershed, California
HEADWATERS TO BUCKS LAKE
North Fork Feather Watershed, California
CONFLUENCE WITH EAST AND WEST BRANCHES OF NELSON CREEK TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK FEATHER WSR
Middle Fork Feather Watershed, California

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Ash Creek Wildlife Area

Wilderness Bucks Lake

Idlewild Park

Portola City Park

South Warner Wilderness

Lundsford Park

Honey Lake Wildlife Area

Chester Park

Cedar Drive

Wilderness Caribou

                                                                                                                       
                                               
DOW BUTTE LOOKOUT
OSPREY OVERLOOK
MOUNT. ARARAT

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