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
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]
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.