Big Sage Reservoir facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBig Sage Reservoir
|Location||Modoc County, California|
|Primary outflows||Rattlesnake Creek|
|Catchment area||107 square miles (280 km2)|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||5 miles (8.0 km)|
|Max. width||4 miles (6.4 km)|
|Surface area||5,270 acres (2,130 ha)|
|Water volume||77,000 acre feet (95,000,000 m3)|
|Surface elevation||4,898 feet (1,493 m)|
The lake discharges into Rattlesnake Creek, a tributary of the Pit River.
Big Sage Dam
Big Sage Dam is an earthen dam 680 feet (210 m) long and 49 feet (15 m) high, with 8.3 feet (2.5 m) of freeboard. Hot Springs Valley Irrigation District owns the dam.
Facilities include a campground and boat ramp, both located just north of the dam.
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