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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
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Location Plumas County, California
Coordinates 39°53′05″N 121°09′42″W / 39.88472°N 121.16167°W / 39.88472; -121.16167
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Bucks Creek
Primary outflows Bucks Creek
Catchment area 29.5 square miles (76 km2)
Basin countries United States
Managing agency Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Built 1928 (1928)
Surface area 1,827 acres (739 ha)
Surface elevation 5,161 feet (1,573 m)

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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