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Scenic mountain lake

We decided to take a chance and visit this place. It was a rugged drive in but well worth it. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
Perfect water temp!

Hume Lake what is the perfect stop on our trip as the water was the right temperature for swimming... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2019
92candaceb
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take a chance and visit this place. It was a rugged drive in but well worth it. The beauty of this lake belies the fact that in 1908 in was created when a lumber company damned up the area to make this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main area is an expensive spot...but hiking around the lake to find a natural setting in which to swim and play worked well.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Hume Lake what is the perfect stop on our trip as the water was the right temperature for swimming. Most other places in the area have ice cold water which is melted snow and ice. It had incredible views and the drive in alone made...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 92candaceb
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

The lake is beautiful and green. We stayed at John Muir Cabin. After coming back from the Roaring River Falls, we visited the lake near the campground on the north side. We got gas at Hume Lake. The Cristian Camps are on the west side...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

Nice walk around the lake. Lots of people in the water and sitting at the edge of the lake. On one end is the Hume Lake Dam, which is pretty interesting to look at. The trail takes you back behind the dam.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 416kathyh
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Wonderful place for a day trip! You can walk around in the lake in less than two hours. Beautiful picture taking opportunities.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

We recently spent a couple nights at the John Muir Lodge in Kings Canyon National Park during April. Looking for something different to do after a morning of hiking, we made our way up Highway 180 and eventually to Lake Hume, which remains open during...More

Date of experience: April 2019
8  Thank BradJill
Reviewed April 17, 2019

We had a beautiful drive down from Kings Canyon to Hume Lake - the clouds parted and we ended up with a warm, sunny day. The lake is very calm and pristine with water fowl, trails, and several snack shops, stores, restrooms, and gasoline. This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

I've been coming here for the past 40 years as a young adult with my parents. Since i've brought my kids, and they've brought they're kids. It's a good environment for all ages. Great camping hiking fishing and local trips to Grant Grove & the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Love it here! Come up frequently not only cause of family is up here, but for the fresh air and positivity of this wonderful place. Gas station, mini mart, a shop for clothing and books, and a cafeteria. Especially nice in the summer for fishing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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debekada
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There are some OHV trails to the Northeast side of the lake overlooking Kings canyon but it is a several mile walk to see anything significant. Some good hikes if you don't mind driving include big baldy trail heads and... More
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