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Sabrina Lake has a boat launch, rentals, marina and tackle shop, and there are no fees! Ideal for summertime fishing. The...Read more
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Many of the lakes allow non-motorized boating, which means kayakers, canoers, and other small paddling boats are welcome out in...Read more
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Thanks to the abundant snowfall, cross country skiers have plenty to explore, especially in the Mammoth Lakes area. Gorp offers...Read more
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Natural features you'll find at Convict Lake Campground.
The vibe at Convict Lake Campground
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This is some easily accessible, High Sierra goodness. Lots of stocked trout in the lake and the creek, which runs through the campground. Some beautiful sites situated along the creek. A good portion of the sites don't offer much shade.
The lake itself is gorgeous. The water is that otherworldly aquamarine, and it's all situated at the bottom of a scenic glacial moraine. Nice trail if you want an easy, but beautiful hike around the lake. You also have access to the Convict Lake Backcountry if you really want to push it, or spend a few days backpacking. Come here in late September and early October when the aspens come afire with the colors of fall -- if you can snag a campsite.
Epic views of Convict Lake from this campground. We like wide camping sites with open space behind them so we choose site 22. There's no tree coverage in this area, but that allows for unobstructed views of the mountains and lake. Look between sites 60 - 80 to be in the trees and by the creek. Probably the most gorgeous scenery I've seen from the tent!
We camped at Convict Lake in August and the temperature difference between day and night was impressive. Don't hesitate to wear warm clothes for the night, although morning becomes hot very fast.
Overall, this is such a relaxing place to camp!
Also, there is a convenient little store at the Resort. You'll pass in front of it while driving to the campground. They do breakfast burritos, and they do it well.
Nice little campground that was perfect weather and not too busy in late September. The sites are tiered so most of them are overlooking the lake. There is a hiking trail that loops around the lake that we didn't get to try, but definitely will be back. It's perfect because it's right outside of the east entrance to Yosemite.