High Sierra Lakes A-Z
- Angora Lakes
- Lake Isabella
- Bass Lake
- Lake Tahoe
- Beardsley Lake
- Little Lakes Valley Trail Chain of Lakes
- Cherry Lake
- Mammoth Lakes
- Crowley Lake
- Monarch Lakes
- Donnells Reservoir
- Mono Lake
- Fallen Leaf Lake
- Pinecrest Lake
- Hume Lake
- Sequoia Lake
- Huntington Lake
- Shaver Lake
- June Lake
- Topaz Lake
- Lake Alpine
- Virginia Lakes Chain of Lakes
High Sierra Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Upper Angora Lake, Lower Angora Lake
Tiny Angora Lakes in California's High Sierra region are a delight to the senses. These beautiful twin alpine lakes surrounded by rocky cliffs grace a ...
Also known as: Crane Valley Reservoir
Snuggled into the heart of the Sierra National Forest and located at the southern entrance of Yosemite National Park, Bass Lake enjoys an ideal California ...
Also known as: Beardsley Reservior, Beardsley Lake Reservoir
Nearly 60 years ago, the effort to provide water to the orchards and farms in California's Central Valley brought about the creation of beautiful Beardsley ...
Also known as: Cherry Creek Reservoir
Creation of Cherry Lake and the Tuolumne River watershed was a cooperative effort among the city and county of San Francisco, the Modesto and Turlock ...
Also known as: Long Valley Reservoir, Lake Crowley
Crowley Lake is known for excellent trout fishing in California's High Sierras region. Before construction of the Long Valley Dam in 1941, few trout existed ...
Also known as: Donnells Lake, Donnell Lake
Donnells Reservoir is one of the Central Sierra's most picturesque lakes. Sometimes called Donnell Lake, it has its own dedicated viewing location and ...
|Fallen Leaf Lake||Travelers who enjoy the splendor of Lake Tahoe might never be aware of the smaller but very beautiful Fallen Leaf Lake that is located just one mile south ...|
Also known as: Hume Reservoir
Fifty miles east of busy Fresno, California, Hume Lake awaits. One of the best-loved scenic lakes within the Sequoia National Forest, little Hume Lake ...
|Huntington Lake||Huntington Lake is located high in the Sierra Mountain Range, just below the Alpine level, at 6,950 feet. The lake covers 1,435 acres and extends 4 miles ...|
|June Lake||With Yosemite to the west, Kings Canyon to the south, Lake Tahoe to the north and Nevada to the east, there is no place to vacation like June Lake. Located ...|
|Lake Alpine||A lovely gem set among California's High Sierra mountains, Lake Alpine beckons the outdoor fan looking for solitude. The lake is a reservoir created when ...|
Also known as: Isabella Reservoir
Lake Isabella is an 11,200 acre reservoir in Kern County, California, about 35 miles northeast of Bakersfield. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created ...
|Lake Tahoe||Tucked into the Sierra Nevada Mountains and straddling the California-Nevada state line, Lake Tahoe is one of the most famous lakes in the United States. ...|
|Little Lakes Valley Trail Chain of Lakes||
Also known as: Mack Lake, Marsh Lake, Heart Lake, Box Lake, Long Lake, Chickenfoot Lake, Lower Gem Lake, Upper Gem Lake
The Little Lakes Valley Trail is an 'easy' trail, according to experienced hikers in California's High Sierras. However, these beautiful lakes are located ...
|Mammoth Lakes||Mammoth Lakes, in California's High Sierras Region, is something of a misnomer. There is no lake named Mammoth. Instead, a group of small lakes southwest ...|
Also known as: Upper Monarch Lake, Lower Monarch Lake
Upper and Lower Monarch Lake grace the high elevations of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Sequoia National Park. An elevation climb to 10,600 feet takes ...
|Mono Lake||Mono Lake, located in California's Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, has a long and rich history dating back to its formation over 760,000 years ago. Sediments ...|
Also known as: Pinecrest Reservoir, Strawberry Reservoir, Strawberry Flat, Edna Lake, Lake Edna
Surrounded by the stately pines of Stanislaus National Forest and rocky terrain of California's High Sierras, Pinecrest Lake attracts well over 600,000 ...
|Sequoia Lake||Sequoia Lake is a recreational lake on private land within Kings Canyon National Park in Fresno County, California. Part of the High Sierra Region, Sequoia ...|
Also known as: Shaver Reservoir
Sixty miles east of Fresno, hidden in the High Sierra Region, Shaver Lake is one of California's favorite recreation destinations. There have been many ...
Also known as: Topaz Reservoir
Topaz Lake is a man-made reservoir located on the border of Nevada and California, about 75 miles south of Reno, Nevada. The reservoir was built on the ...
|Virginia Lakes Chain of Lakes||
Also known as: Trumbull Lake, Red Lake, Bue Lake, Little Virginia Lake, Big Virginia Lake, Cooney Lake, Moat Lake, Frog Lakes
Uncrowded and unspoiled are the perfect words to describe the nine Virginia Lakes. Strung along Virginia Creek in California's High Sierras, most of the ...