Tulloch Reservoir

Tulloch DamTulloch Reservoir is situated on mostly private lands with substantial residential development on the Calaveras County portion of its shoreline. Access to the Reservoir is from privately owned docks and through privately owned facilities accessible to the public on a fee basis. Access to the South Shore is via Tulloch Dam Road off of Highway 108 and to the North Shore via O’Byrne’s Ferry Road also off of Highway 108.

For recreation information at Lake Tulloch please visit: http://www.laketullochcampground.com/.


The reservoir level at Tulloch (expressed as an elevation in feet above sea level) fluctuates frequently based on the operating needs of the US Bureau of Reclamation, the operators of New Melones, and the needs of Tri-Dam Project.

Tulloch Reservoir Updates

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