Little Truckee River

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The upper Little Truckee River

The Little Truckee River is a 30.6-mile-long (49.2 km)[1] river that is a tributary to its larger counterpart, the Truckee River, located in Nevada County in eastern California.

Description[edit]

The Little Truckee River begins at Webber Lake within the Tahoe National Forest in the Sierra Nevada. The river flows in a general southeastern route to Stampede Reservoir, then Boca Reservoir, and terminates at its confluence with the Truckee River.

History[edit]

The Boca Dam was completed in 1939 during the Truckee Storage Project.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 17, 2011
  2. ^ "Truckke Storage Project". p. 1. Archived from the original on 2008-03-11. Retrieved 2008-07-23.