Stampede reservoir is a popular spot for water recreation of all kinds. Fishing, motorized boat and personal watercraft use, and water skiing. Kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing when the water is calm (morning and evening). Swimming and fishing too. Ice fishing during winter depending on conditions.
Single family site and group camping in developed campgrounds on the south shore of Stampede Reservoir. Captain Roberts boat ramp is located adjacent to Logger Campground.
Most single family sites and group campgrounds can be reserved at www.recreation.gov or (877) 444-6777.
NO CAMPING OR CAMPFIRES ALLOWED OUTSIDE OF DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS.
Directions: From Truckee take Interstate 80 east for six miles to the Hirschdale exit. Go north and under I-80 for approximately one mile to Boca Reservoir. Continue north past Boca Reservoir for approximately eight miles. Access campgrounds and boat ramp by taking a left onto 261 Road and crossing Stampede Dam. Continue one mile west to campground. Go another mile west and take paved road to the right to boat ramp.
Stayed in the Iron Ox loop and close to the water. We had 5 rigs in our group surrounded by other large groups and awesome people. Camp Host was awesome as always and easy access now that the dam is open.