Stampede Reservoir – Best SUP Spots
BEST PLACES TO PADDLE BOARD | STAMPEDE RESERVOIR, TRUCKEE, CA
Stampede reservoir is a popular spot for water recreation of all kinds. Fishing, motorized boat and personal watercraft use, and water skiing.
Board Style Recommendation: A touring standup paddle board will provide a very enjoyable experience by cutting through the flat water at Stampede Reservoir. Stampede Reservoir has great Kokanee Salmon fishing, so a fishing standup paddle board will be right at home.
Average Summer Temperature: 82°F
Accessibility Rating: 8/10
Boats/Speed Limit: Lots of boating!
- 45 MPH Speed Limit from sunrise to sunset and 10 MPH from sunset to sunrise.
- 5 MPH speed Limit within 200 feet of swimming beach, swimmers, moored boats, and launch ramp
Wildlife: Wide variety of fish and waterfowl.
Things to know: The one boat launch access does not allow novice paddlers to paddle the reservoir in sections, unless they paddle back and fourth along the southern shore.