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Hunter Reservoir - Things to Know Before Visiting

Hunter Reservoir, California 95247, USA

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About Hunter Reservoir

Hunter Reservoir is a reservoir in Calaveras County and has an elevation of 3202 feet. It is located in a picturesque location and is also a popular recreational location.

Attractions Near Hunter Reservoir

Stanislaus National Forest
Stanislaus National Forest1.55km from Hunter Reservoir

The Stanislaus National Forest is a U.S. National Forest managing 898,099 acres of land in four counties. Located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite, the Forest landscape is a continuum of natural and scenic beauty that defines the Sierra. Amid soaring crests, sparkling mountain lakes, towering forests, and canyons carved by cool rushing rivers, visitors discover connections with nature and the spirit of the Sierra Nevada.

North Fork Stanislaus River
North Fork Stanislaus River2.92km from Hunter Reservoir

The North Fork Stanislaus River is a 31.2-mile tributary of the Stanislaus River in the central Sierra Nevada and Stanislaus National Forest of eastern California. The North Fork Stanislaus River provides outstanding opportunities for experienced whitewater enthusiasts. Boaters may paddle a five-mile, Class IV stretch of the river between Sourgrass, near Dorrington, and Calaveras Big Trees State Park, just east of Arnold.

Sierra Nevada Logging Museum
Sierra Nevada Logging Museum7.41km from Hunter Reservoir

This is a museum dedicated to preserving the history of logging in the Sierra Nevada region. This Museum tells the history of loggers and logging-related industries in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California.

White Pines Lake
White Pines Lake7.65km from Hunter Reservoir

A small and beautful lake often overlooked by visitors scurrying up to Big Trees State Park or Lake Alpine. Only a mile from Arnold, the lake makes a great family destination for fishing, picnicking, or just taking the kids to a playground.The lake is open year round and holds 260 acre-feet of water when full. The lake doesn't freeze over during a normal winter.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park9.65km from Hunter Reservoir

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is a state park of California, preserving two groves of giant sequoia trees. It has been a major tourist attraction since 1852, when the existence of the trees was first widely reported, and is considered the longest continuously operated tourist facility in California.

North Grove
North Grove10.34km from Hunter Reservoir

North Grove Campground is located in the heart of Calaveras Big Trees State Park, close to the North Grove of Giant Sequoias and the Visitor Center.The grove has a low density of sequoias and is mostly a typical Sierra pine forest with a few sequoias scattered around. However, the pines are themselves fine-looking old-growth, straight and tall. The trail is a relatively short and flat loop that meanders through the grove showing off some of the biggest trees in the world.

Where is Hunter Reservoir

Discover More Attractions in Calaveras County, Where Hunter Reservoir Is Located

Calaveras County
Calaveras County
20 attractions

Calaveras is the Spanish word for skulls; the county was reportedly named for the remains of Native Americans discovered by the Spanish explorer Captain Gabriel Moraga.