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Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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Quite a lot of enjoyable things to do near Rucker Lake, and if you're trying to find a good location to go for a camping trip, this is a delightful choice. You've gotta get out, and Rucker Lake in California is a really good location to spend some time. The caring workforce and the delightful large amount of fun activities are in themselves incentive enough to come here.

The nice variety of local attractions and the nice variety of outdoors recreation are delightful incentives to come. While visiting this area in California it's a good idea to go for a camping trip too.
Outdoors recreation is bountiful, some of
 
    the entertaining stuff you can do is fishing, whitewater paddling, swimming, and hiking, so you won’t run out of things to do. Rucker Lake is one of the locations to camp here in the Northern Sierra Nevada.
You find the 7.5-mile-from-start-to-finish
 Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir section of Yuba River - South Fork close by; this is a type IV-V(V+) whitewater segment. The Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir section of Yuba River - South Fork is advised for skilled whitewater paddlers exclusively. Kayak paddling could turn risky, so check conditions before you go. The 3.6-mile-long Spaulding Lake Trail is a delightful wilderness trail having a nice 601-foot difference in height. A great 4-mile-in-length delightful hiking trail in possession of an altitude variation of 406 feet can be encountered close by; this is the Round Lake Trail. 4.9 miles of pretty wilderness trail can be found in the neighborhood; this is the Canyon Creek  
Trail boasting a variation in elevation of 1,929 feet. The Canyon Creek Trail is an average difficulty wilderness trail; it requires roughly five hours to hike.  

Deer Creek Inn, Nevada City

14 miles away
  
Nakoma Golf Resort, Clio

21 miles away
  
Chalet View Lodge, Graeagle

23 miles away
  
Sierra Sun Cloud Inn, Colfax

25 miles away


Other campgrounds near Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Fuller Lake Campground, Nevada County, 0 miles away
      
   PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lake Spaulding Campsite, Sacramento, 2 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding, Emigrant Gap, 2 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding Campground, Nevada County, 2 miles away
      
   Carr Lake, Emigrant Gap, 2 miles away
      
   Carr-Feeley Campground, Nevada County, 2 miles away
      
   Bear Valley Campground, Placer County, 3 miles away
      
   Lindsey Lake, Alleghany, 3 miles away
      
   Lindsey Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Grouse Ridge Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.3 miles long (Tadpole Creek to Euchre Bar)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada County, 10 miles away
      Class IV - 14 miles long (Washington to Edwards Crossing)

   Fordyce Creek, Nevada County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12 miles long (Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 14.5 miles long (Euchre Bar to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)


Public Lands near Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Malakoff Diggins State Park, California, 18 miles away

   Tahoe National Forest, California, 21 miles away

   Plumas-Eureka State Park, California, 23 miles away

   Empire Mine State Park, California, 28 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 29 miles away


Trails near Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Spaulding Lake Trail, Nevada County, 2 miles away
       3.6 hiking miles, 601 feet elevation difference

   Round Lake Trail, Nevada County, 3 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 406 feet elevation difference

   Canyon Creek Trail, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      4.9 hiking miles, 1929 feet elevation difference

   Eagle Bird Trail, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      1.6 hiking miles, 1371 feet elevation difference

   Crooked Lakes Trail, Nevada County, 3 miles away
       7.4 hiking miles, 350 feet elevation difference

   Grouse Ridge Trail, Nevada County, 5 miles away
       6.2 hiking miles, 1886 feet elevation difference

   Bowman Mountain Trail, Nevada County, 5 miles away
      3.6 hiking miles, 1277 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Rucker Lake, Nevada County, 0 miles away

   Carr Lake, Nevada County, 2 miles away

   Lake Valley Reservoir, Placer County, 5 miles away

   Bowman Lake, Nevada County, 5 miles away

   Kelly Lake, Placer County, 6 miles away


Current weather conditions at Rucker Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: DOWNIEVILLE 10 miles away


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