Stony Gorge Reservoir

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Stony Gorge Reservoir

California

(530) 968-5274

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Overview

Stony Gorge Dam, Orland Project, completed in 1928, is on Stony Creek about 18 miles downstream from East Park Dam and five miles west of Fruto in western Glenn county. The dam is a concrete slab and buttress structure with a height of 139 feet and a crest length of 868 feet. A warm-water fishery with an 18-mile shoreline. Excellent boating and shoreline accessibility. One boat ramp useable most of the summer, depending on water level. Free camping except for group camping area. Available bass species include largemouth and smallmouth bass of Texan strain that grow faster and mature earlier (10 to 12 pounds). A thriving bluegill and crappie population. Catfishing good year-round (up to 20 pounds).

Map of Stony Gorge Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 39.554469, -122.523975

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Activities

  • Boating

    Excellent boating and shoreline accessibility. One boat ramp usable most of the summer, depending on water level.

  • Camping

    Free camping except for group camping area.

  • Fishing

    Available bass species include largemouth and smallmouth bass of Texan strain that grow faster and mature earlier (10 to 12 pounds). A thriving bluegill and crappie population (2 to 3 pounds). Catfishing good year-round (up to 20 pounds).

  • Hiking

    Hiking trails are available for use.

  • Picnicking

    Picnicking is available.

  • RVing

    there are no group camping areas and no electricity or portable water. Call for more information.

  • Water Sports

    Excellent boating and shoreline accessibility. One boat ramp usable most of the summer, depending on water level.

Directions

Driving

Located 21 miles west of Willows off Maxwell Stony Gorge Rd. Nearest highway, I-5.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(530) 968-5274

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