Tent Sites
No Fires
No Pets
Water Unknown
About Bucks Lake Recreation Area

Bucks Lake is located on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road, 17 miles southwest of Quincy or 32 miles northeast of Oroville.  Bucks Lake is a high mountain lake surrounded by the Bucks Lake Wilderness on one side and recreation residences/resorts on the other side.   The area offers year-round recreation opportunities, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Showers are available nearby at Sandy Point Day Use / Boat Launch.

USDA Forest Service
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Water Hookups
Bucks Lake Recreation Area is located in California
39.891 N
-121.185 W
Get Directions
Getting there From downtown Quincy,  take the Bucks Lake Rd. for 17 miles. From Oroville, you have the choice of two alternate routes. You can either  take Hwy 70 east through the Feather River Canyon to Quincy and then follow the Bucks Lake Rd. to the lake. Or, from Oroville, take Oroville Dam Blvd., turn right on Olive/ Hwy 162 and follow it to the lake. This route is only open during the summer months after the road is plowed. Call ahead for road status.  
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