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Description: 

Ruth Lake is a Lake in Madera, California.

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Ruth Lake is a seven-mile long reservoir located in the southern portion of Trinity County. The reservoir was formed by the damming of the Mad River in 1962, and has served both as a functional supplier of water to Humboldt County and a recreational area for fisherman, boaters, water skiers and swimmers alike.

The reservoir lies in calm, beautiful surroundings of hills covered by ponderosa pine and white fir. The reservoir sits at an elevation of 2,654 feet, which affords cool winters, warm summers, and amazing springs and falls. Off the beaten path, approximately 70 miles from Eureka,

Fishing Description: 

Ruth Lake can be especially appreciated for its rainbow trout, and bass fishing.

Available Species:
Rainbow Trout
Large & Smallmouth Bass
Catfish
Bblack Crappie
Bluegill
Brown Bullhead

Facilities and Parks: 

Campground Camping
Areas for Campground Camping at Campgrounds (Mad River)

* Mad River Campground
* Fir Cove Campground
* Bailey Canyon Campground

Group Camping
Areas for Group Camping at Campgrounds (Mad River)

* Fir Cove Group Campground

Six Rivers
National Forest
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-1721

RUTH LAKE CAMPGROUNDS
Campground Host: Kevin Watson

(707) 574-6196
(800) 840-9545 Reservations Only

Office and Store:
12200 Mad River Road
Mad River, CA 95552
Open 7:00am-7:00pm
May 1st to September 30th

Camp store with bait, camping supplies and groceries; kayak, canoe and paddle boat rentals.

Boat Ramp: 

Free boat ramp at Ruth Rec.

***Prior to launching at Ruth Lake all watercraft must be registered, inspected & have a valid sticker. These Registration and Inspection Requirements are being implemented in an effort to protect Ruth Lake from Invasive Species.

Address: 

Six Rivers
National Forest
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-1721

Name: 
Ruth Lake
Waterbody type: 
Lake
County: 
Madera
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Standard elevation: 
2861
Latitude: 
37.5766
Longitude: 
-119.372