Jenkinson Lake

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Jenkinson Lake is a man-made reservoir located in El Dorado County, California. It was created in 1955 by the construction of the Sly Park Dam on the Sly Park Creek. The lake covers an area of 650 acres and has a maximum depth of 97 feet. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by its location in the Sierra Nevada foothills and its proximity to the American River watershed. The lake is primarily fed by the snowmelt from the surrounding mountains and the Sly Park Creek. The lake water is used for agricultural irrigation in the surrounding area. Recreational activities on the lake include fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The lake is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering opportunities for relaxation and outdoor recreation.

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