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Yuba State Park

Yuba State Park located just south of Levan, has year-round fishing and other water activities on the Yuba Reservoir. Its wonderful sandy beaches invite you to have loads of beach-front fun. The warm waters and sandy beaches near to the the reservoir offer good swimming, boating, waterskiing, picnicking and year-round fishing for or walleye and yellow perch.

The sprawling waters of the lake provide a variety of recreation opportunities for visitors. Lying just off-the-highway you have a vehicle riding areas and its this that lures visitors during summer months. Its one of the few state parks with boat-in camping which is why its so very popular with water recreationists.

Two boat ramps, one at Yuba State Park and one at Painted Rocks, provide access for all types of watercraft. The reservoir is a year-round fishery for walleye, perch, catfish, rainbow trout and northern pike. Other activities like camping, hiking, picnicking, rock hounding, bird watching, and waterfowl hunting in season are enjoyed by the visitors.

At an elevation of 5,100 feet, Yuba State Park Reservoir, when full, is 22 miles long and reaches a maximum depth of 80 feet. It is the largest of many water impoundments on the Sevier River with a capacity of 250,000 acre feet of water.

Park hours are limited to 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. year-round with no holiday closures. Besides the day-visits you also have overnight camping facilities. The Oasis Campground offers developed camping. Primitive camping is available and reserved on a maximum capacity basis on the North Beach, West Beach, and also at the Painted Rocks campground. Boaters also enjoy a boat-in camping area on the northeast part of the reservoir called East Beach or Eagle View.