Topaz Lake is situated at the base of the Sierra and Sweet Water Mountain ranges. The lake is filled by snow run-off and it feeds into walker river via a canal. Topaz lake is well known for it's record size rainbow and brown trout. Gardnerville and Wellington are it's closest neighboring Nevada cities.
Topaz Lake Recreation Area is located on the shores of Topaz Lake right off US Highway 395 near the Nevada-California border. There are 15 reservable RV campsites available with water and power hookups, 13 non-reservable RV campsites with water only, and an additional 42 non-reservable dry campsites.
- Primitive camping is available in undeveloped areas. Amenities include:
- Boat ramp with two docks
- Fish cleaning station
- Flush toilets
- Pit toilets