Along with all of the activities available at the Mokelumne Recreation Area, there is also a designated day-use area that sits between the Moore Creek and White Azalea Campgrounds, located right on the Mokelumne River, called “Devil’s Nose”. A pit toilet and some fire rings are available (subject to fire restrictions).
Up the road from Devil’s Nose is the Salt Springs Picnic Area. At an elevation of 3,900 feet, it is located 8.5 miles south on Forest Road 92 (Ellis Rd.), and 4 miles east on Forest Rd. 8N50 (Salt Springs Road), at Salt Springs Reservoir. There are 4 picnic units and a vault toilet. This is also a wilderness trail head for the Mokelumne Wilderness.
There are many activities available for day use in the Mokelumne Recreation Area. Hiking, rock climbing, fishing, kayacking and just plain sitting back and enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery in the country.