NID fire fuel reduction work continues on trees around Scotts Flat Lake Campground, Gate 2

March 10, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is continuing efforts continue to remove hazardous trees and create a healthier forest that is more resilient to wildfire around Scotts Flat Reservoir.

The fire fuel reduction, being done as part of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy partnership grant Phase 4, now is focusing on Scotts Flat Campground, Gate 2.

Please note this work may be loud around the campground through March. NID has posted signs and flagged work areas to create a safe zone around the operators to keep campers and the public safe.

NID thanks you for your patience and understanding during this work.

The District is pleased to partner with local and regional community organizations that support the outdoor experience. NID, a provider of both drinking and irrigation water in Nevada and Placer counties, owns reservoirs and adjacent lands which offer recreational opportunities to the community including hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, sailing, water skiing, and other activities.

NID also maintains and operates 169 campsites at two large campgrounds plus a group camp at Scotts Flat Reservoir, which is situated among the tall pines at the 3,100-foot elevation nine miles east of Nevada City via Highway 20 and Scotts Flat Road.

Easter Egg Hunt (April 11) at Orchard Springs Campground has been canceled

March 10, 2020

The 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Orchard Springs Campground is scheduled for Saturday, April 11, has been canceled to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

 

No Motor Day at Scotts Flat Reservoir – May 17

March 10, 2020

Come experience the quiet beauty of Scotts Flat Lake during No Motor Day on Sunday, May 17.
Use of motorized boats will be suspended for the entire day. Non-motorized watercraft, including sailboats, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are welcome.

The day features:
* Free Admission for non-motorized watercraft.
* Vehicle admission is $13.00 (includes up to four people)
* Free kayaking and paddleboard demos with Mountain Recreation of Grass Valley
* Open house and free sailboat rides with Gold Country Yacht Club

NID fire fuel reduction work continues on trees around Scotts Flat Lake Campground, Gate 2

March 9, 2020

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is continuing efforts continue to remove hazardous trees and create a healthier forest that is more resilient to wildfire around Scotts Flat Reservoir.

The fire fuel reduction, being done as part of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy partnership grant Phase 4, now is focusing on Scotts Flat Campground, Gate 2.

Please note this work may be loud around the campground through March. NID has posted signs and flagged work areas to create a safe zone around the operators to keep campers and the public safe.

NID thanks you for your patience and understanding during this work.

The District is pleased to partner with local and regional community organizations that support the outdoor experience. NID, a provider of both drinking and irrigation water in Nevada and Placer counties, owns reservoirs and adjacent lands which offer recreational opportunities to the community including hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, sailing, water skiing, and other activities.

NID also maintains and operates 169 campsites at two large campgrounds plus a group camp at Scotts Flat Reservoir, which is situated among the tall pines at the 3,100-foot elevation nine miles east of Nevada City via Highway 20 and Scotts Flat Road.