Lake McClure Area Recreation Enhancements. Project Information. McSwain Reservoir Shoreline Trail $164,900 Bagby Area Shoreline Trail: Old Railroad Grade Trailhead and Connector Trail $ 56,700 Sheperd's Point Whitewater Boating Takeout $111,700 Total Project Cost = $333,300.
Total Project Cost = $333,300
A 4-mile trail (non-motorized, native surface) from the informal day use area at McSwain Reservoir Recreation Area upstream near New Exchequer Dam at an existing dirt parking area; and install information kiosks at each end of the trail.
In consultation with the BLM, construct a trailhead information kiosk on the shoulder of Highway 49 and a 0.5-mile connector trail (non-motorized) from the kiosk to the existing Old Railroad Grade trail (including a bridge crossing).
Improved takeout facility to enhance commercial and private boating along the Merced River with the following elements: a gravel parking area with 10 spaces (2 spaces to accommodate a vehicle with a trailer no more than 30 ftlong); a 2-unit vault restroom; a picnic site; and a hardened (gravel or other option) takeout trail (minimum 10 ft. wide) from the reservoir/river to the parking area.
Wish for Rain
Lake McClure Dec 18, 2013
Elevation 6 feet lower on March 11, 2014
Water Elevation January 7, 2014