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Area: 560 Acres
Lat: 39.8727° N
Lon:  120.4788° W
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Picnic Area Restrooms Showers
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Site Id #:108 - Lake Davis Recreation Area

Facilites at Viewing Site

Boat Launch Boat Launch Boats may be launched from Camp Five, Honker Cover, Mallard Cove, and Lightning Tree. All have paved launching ramps, floating boat docks, toilets and paved parking lots. Camp Five has a universally accessible fishing levee 100 feet long for deeper water fishing. Coin-operated showers are available at Honker Cove boat ramp.

Camping Camping A concessionaire manages three campgrounds around Lake Davis. Grizzly, Grasshopper Flat and Lightning Tree campgrounds have approximately 144 family camping units, 21 double sites and 1 group site. Grizzly and Grasshopper campgrounds have piped water and flush toilets. Coin-operated showers are available at Honker Cove boat ramp. Trailers of up to 35 feet can be accommodated. No hookups are provided. Facilities are usually open from late April through late October. Lightning Tree campground has vault toilets and is open year-round except when closed by snow.

Cross Country Skiing Cross Country Skiing

Drinking Water Drinking Water Drinking water is available in each campground and at some boat launch sites. Only water from developed recreation sites is maintained for safe drinking. Water from streams or lakes should be properly treated before drinking.

Dump Station Dump Station RV Disposal facilities near Lake Davis campground is located across from the entrance to Grizzly Campground and Grasshopper Flat.

Fee Fee Camping and parking day-use fee charged in some areas

Fishing Fishing There are twelve fishing accesses on Lake Davis. Picnic tables are available at Coot Bay fishing access. Fishing is regulated by the California Department of Fish and Game with a five trout limit and tributary restrictions. Native and stocked trout occur in the lake. Varieties include Rainbow, German Brown and Eagle Lake Trout, as well as largemouth bass and brown bullhead. Below Lake Davis, almost three miles of Big Grizzly Creek is open to fishing for day use on a public access strip.

Group Camping Group Camping

Interpretive Signs Interpretive Signs

Picnic Area Picnic Area

Restrooms Restrooms There are restrooms available in each of three campgrounds, as well as at all boat launch ramps.

Showers Showers Coin-operated showers are available at Honker Cove boat ramp.