I Love Boca Reservoir in Truckee, California. We lived in Glenshire which was very close to Boca, so we went there frequently in the summer to picnic, swim, and jet ski with our neighbors. There are lots of little private areas that you could pull in and park at and we enjoyed taking our dogs there to run and swim.
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Boca is located just off of Hwy 80 at the Hirshdale exit. It is 6 miles northeast of Truckee, California, and Reno is 27 miles to the east.
Some of the the favorite activities to do at Boca Reservoir include: - (Activities will be linked up as completed!)
Boating at Boca is very popular as it is not as crowded as Donner Lake can be. When this picture was taken, I counted eight boats that I could see on the lake.
Camping at Boca is very popular and there are several campgrounds available. (a Camping at Boca page will be added shortly with the details!
The picture above was taken of Boca Dam in April 2011, when there was still snow on the surrounding hills, and the day was a little overcast and dreary looking.
Truckee Ranger District
Tahoe National Forest
10342 Hwy. 89 N.
Website: Tahoe National Forest Website