Topaz Lake – Best SUP Spots
BEST PLACES TO PADDLE BOARD | TOPAZ LAKE, GARDNERVILLE, CA
Topaz Lake is a reservoir located on the California-Nevada border, about 75 miles (121 km) south of Reno.
Board Style Recommendation: A touring standup paddle board will provide a very enjoyable experience by cutting through the flat water at Topaz Lake. Topaz Lake has great Rainbow Trout and Black Bass fishing, so a fishing standup paddle board will be right at home.
Average Summer Temperature: 86°F
Accessibility Rating: 7/10
Boats/Speed Limit: Some Boating, 5mph speed limit.
Wildlife:Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Cutbow, Lahontan Cutthroat, Tiger Trout.
Things to know: After the lake is drawn down for the irrigation season the lake begins to refill in October. At full water level capacity, the lake has 2410 surface acres, and around 25 miles of shoreline.