Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond, California.JPG
Location Santa Cruz Mountains
Santa Cruz County, California
Coordinates 37°06′11″N 122°04′24″W / 37.103003°N 122.073296°W / 37.103003; -122.073296Coordinates: 37°06′11″N 122°04′24″W / 37.103003°N 122.073296°W / 37.103003; -122.073296
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Newell Creek
Primary outflows Newell Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length 3 mi (4.8 km)
Max. width 0.25 mi (0.40 km)
Surface area 175 acres (71 ha)
Max. depth 150 ft (46 m)
Water volume 9,200 acre ft (11,300,000 m3)
Surface elevation 574 ft (175 m)
References U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond is a reservoir in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Lompico, California in Santa Cruz County, California. It was created by building a dam across Newell Creek. The dam is an earthfill barricade, measuring 190 ft (58 m) by 750 ft (230 m). It was completed in the Fall of 1960; impounded water first ran over the spillway in March 1963. The reservoir is 175 acres (71 ha). It is 3 mi (4.8 km) long, 0.25 mi (0.40 km) wide, approximately 150 ft (46 m) deep, with a 9,200 acre ft (11,300,000 m3) capacity. It provides a portion of the drinking water supply for the city of Santa Cruz, California. Boating, fishing, picnicking and hiking take place at the reservoir. No swimming is allowed. The reservoir has a boat rental and snack shop and is open every day from March 1 to September 15, and weekends only from September 15 to October 17. Day-use parking fee is $4.00.

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