Wes Watkins Reservoir
Wes Watkins Reservoir in McLoud is a 1,142-surface acre reservoir and is home to the North Deer Creek Recreation Area. Facilities include two recreation areas, one located in the north and the other in the south. Three boat ramps are available, one located in the south recreation area and two located in the north recreation area. Courtesy docks and six restrooms with three sets of showers for overnight campers and swimmers are also available. Three large picnic pavilions and group barbecue grills are available for rent.
There are also 62 overnight campsites that include 33 primitive tent sites and 29 RV sites that include water and 30/50 amp electrical hookups; fees apply. All sites have small outdoor barbecue grills and a dump station is available upon exit. Fishing, boating, skiing and jet skiing are allowed in designated areas of the reservoir; fees apply. Visitors to the Wes Watkins Reservoir will enjoy swimming, picnicking, walking, biking, bird watching, eagle watching and more.