Utica/Union Reservoirs

Stanislaus National Forest, Near Pinecrest, California

Utica/Union Reservoirs does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


These scenic small, twin reservoirs are located off the Spicer Reservoir Road. The setting is more rustic than either Spicer Reservoir or Lake Alpine. Developed recreation facilities: Utica - Sandy Flat, 11 sites and Rocky Point, 12 sites; Union - Union West 18 sites and Union East 11 sites.  The area is popular for day use, as well as paddle sports such as canoeing and kayaking. A primitive dirt boat launch is available at Union East Reservoir. Maximum boat speed is 5 mph. Utica Reservoir is managed for non-motorized boating; it has two dirt ramps designed for hand-launching of non-motorized boats.