Information Beardsley Reservoir boat rentals and water sport lessons offered by Invert Sports. This reservoir is located in a steep rocky canyon of the Middle Fork Stanislaus River approximately 5 miles downstream from Donnells Reservoir, 7 miles from Highway 108 on Beardsley Road. Beardsley Road is a steep and winding paved route where safe travel speeds average 20-30 mph or less; there are much better location for enjoying wakeboarding and water skiing.
Beardsley Reservoir is in the Summit Ranger District of the Stanislaus National Forest. Developed recreation facilities exist at the reservoir which is popular for camping, day use and fishing. The reservoir is open all year with road access subject to winter closure. The end of the boat launch ramp is just in the water when the reservoir reaches 3,345 feet above sea level. Enjoy watercraft rentals, wakeboarding, water skiing, kneeboarding, tubing, wakesurfing, and other fun outdoor water activities.