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23333 Scotts Flat Road - Nevada City, CA 95959
Reservations: (530) 265-5302
Fax: (530) 265-3777

Camping - Picnicking - Swimming - Fishing - Boating - Water Skiing - Boat Rentals
Bait & Tackle - Gas Dock - Dry Storage - Mooring - Store - Ice - Hot Showers - Playground

At an elevation of 3,000 feet, the lake is an ideal headquarters for a complete vacation and family fun. Modern RV and trailer sites, hot showers, attractive tent sites and RV sanitary dump stations are all available at Scotts Flat Lake Recreation Area.

Complete boating facilities are featured including boat with motor rentals, concrete boat launching ramp buoy moorings, and gas and oil. Open land boat and trailer storage space is also available.

Visit the Marina Store for all of your boating or fishing needs including pre-mixed gas. A very picturesque picnic area with swimming, beaches, bar-b-que grills and tables are available for day use. A well stocked store, flush toilets and hot showers, and a playground are nearby to supply all of your needs. The facility also offers ice and a laundromat!

Fishing for the fighting rainbow trout is excellent and Small and Large Mouth Black Bass, Brown Trout and Kokonee are abundant.  Spend the day fishing or enjoy the water sports which include swimming, boating and water skiing. Relax in peace in the beautiful surroundings or take a hike through a wooded forest.

Winters are mild, although we do occasionally get some snow. This makes our location ideal for visiting Nevada County for our many winter festivals and fairs. Winter brings Cornish Christmas to Grass Valley and Victorian Christmas to Nevada City.

Spring with it’s wild flowers and new baby animals is pleasure to experience, and Scotts Flat Lake is not to be beat for enjoying this new emergence!

Beautiful fall colors and gorgeous scenery make this a truly four-season vacation land!

Saturday night is Kid’s night with kid friendly movies playing!
There are also plenty of hiking and biking trails nearby!

Scotts Flat Recreation Area is the ideal place to spend your vacation! With a devoted and caring staff, we make every effort to exceed your expectations for your vacation!

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