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“Nice visit” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hume Lake

Hume Lake
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Fishing, Swimming, Motor-boating
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Owner description: A lake area offering many outdoor activities.
CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was our first time to Hume Lake. We spent an hour walking around the lake and there were many people in the water.

Visited August 2013
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Nice stop”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Cedar Grove area. There's a beautiful lake here where there's swimming and boating. A Christian camp runs sessions for families and campers. But other people can come and eat at the deli or snack shop. We got some food at the snack shop. Price was reasonable although we had to wait a bit to get our order. It was a nice place to stop on our way out.

Visited June 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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66 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Great place for a swim in SKC!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Hume Lake is one of the few places to go for a nice afternoon swim in Sequoia & Kings Canyon. The spot to go to is Sandy Cove beach which is a little way up the road from the Christian camp. There's a small sand beach there and the water is pretty warm. It has space available on both sides of the small inlet so you can sit in shade or full sun if you choose. If you're looking to spend a few hours on the beach this is the place to go!

Visited August 2013
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Glendale
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Packed with loud teens, not the nicest place to visit.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Came there to take some pictures of some birds and ducks. Unfortunately, it was extremely packed with kids and families. Disappointed. The view wasn't that spectacular either.

Visited August 2013
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Midwest
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“An Oasis in the canyon.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This lake is a beautiful oasis and the history of the area is interesting, but you should know that this is the home to a Christian Camp and can be very crowded in the summer. There's a trail that goes all the way around the lake and is a very easy and pleasant hike.

Visited July 2013
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