Bucks Lake

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Bucks Lake
A large lake under blue skies surrounded by forested hills with steep slopes under a clear blue sky
Bucks Lake from above south shore
Location of Bucks Lake in California, USA.
Location of Bucks Lake in California, USA.
Bucks Lake
Location of Bucks Lake in California, USA.
Location of Bucks Lake in California, USA.
Bucks Lake
LocationPlumas County, California[1]
Coordinates39°53′05″N 121°09′42″W / 39.88472°N 121.16167°W / 39.88472; -121.16167[1]Coordinates: 39°53′05″N 121°09′42″W / 39.88472°N 121.16167°W / 39.88472; -121.16167[1]
Typereservoir[1]
Primary inflowsBucks Creek[2]
Primary outflowsBucks Creek
Catchment area29.5 square miles (76 km2)[2]
Basin countriesUnited States
Managing agencyPacific Gas and Electric Company[2]
Built1928 (1928)[2]
Surface area1,827 acres (739 ha)[2]
Surface elevation5,161 feet (1,573 m)[1]

Bucks Lake is a reservoir in Plumas County, California, created in 1928 by the construction of Bucks Storage Dam on Bucks Creek, a tributary of the Feather River. The dam is managed by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Bucks Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Dams Within the Jurisdiction of the State of California (A-G)" (PDF). California Department of Water Resources. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-09. Retrieved September 24, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)