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Address: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Phone Number: 7609209378
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This man-made lake is well-stocked with several types of trout for prime...

This man-made lake is well-stocked with several types of trout for prime fishing.

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Kids love kayaking here!

Our family rented 5 kayaks and loved the experience. Beautiful scenery and weather was nice when we were there. The wind started picking up in the afternoon. The only thing I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2016
cptb2011
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Union City, California
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I was very interested in the Crowley Lake Columns and found its takes some effort to get to them. My approach was to rent a powered boat (half day about $60+) and drive across the lake. It was easy to rent, quick trip across the lake, and a fun experience. Upon landing on the beach you can hike to a... More 

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Union City, California
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21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Our family rented 5 kayaks and loved the experience. Beautiful scenery and weather was nice when we were there. The wind started picking up in the afternoon. The only thing I did not like were the pesky flies/bugs on the beach. There were a lot of them!

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1 Thank cptb2011
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is my "go to" lake for catching large trout in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. The average trout (rainbow, brown & cut throat) ranges from 2-5 pounds. You can fish from shore but catching is variable depending on the location and weather conditions. You can float tube early morning, although the winds typically pick-up around noon and you can easily... More 

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1 Thank Kent S
Indio, California
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I phoned to make a reservation and the gentleman was very pleasant and tried working with our rig set up. But he asked about pets, that when it took a turn for the worst. I have a 10 yr old female shih-tzu with No eyes and a 1 year old rescue pitmix. I explained that our dog has been through... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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639 reviews
378 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Lake Crowley will be at sight from many places if you ride to Mammoth Lakes. The lake is pretty large and in my opinion, as landscape, not so interesting. We may have gone while the lake was too low, perhaps...

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Thank Jac-and-Jek
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Me and two buddies hired fishing guide Reid Linnastruth (RioGrande007@hotmail.com) for an early morning boat ride/fishing trip on Lake Crowley and we were greatly rewarded. Reid knew just where to go and provided all the gear. In no time, we were surrounded by other expert guides and float tubers keying off Reid's location. By late morning, it was obvious to... More 

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1 Thank SageOne2015
Chico, CA
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We visited the area with kayaks and this was one of our stops. It's pretty barren and muddy/rocky. (Which isn't always so bad, we really like Pyramid And Mono Lakes.) Crowley just doesn't have as much to offer kayakers as those other lakes. Wind comes up in the afternoon and can make paddling a lot less fun. I suspect this... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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286 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I realize that fishing is the big thing at Crowley but here's something a bit different. The north eastern side of the lake has an abundance of obsidian nodules that, if you're a rockhound, can be found quickly and easily. Saturday afternoon, over the Labor Day weekend, my boys and I detoured here to see what we could find. We... More 

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Thank Paul S
Mammoth Lakes, California
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I live in Crowley Lake area. You can fish, kayak, paddle board, water ski on the lake. I travel thru the meadows walking my dog at least 3 times a week, in every season. My dog likes hopping in the streams during hikes. Good area for jogging. Also lots of camp areas for motor homes or tents. Can also rent... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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340 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This another one of the beautiful lakes in this area. We were lucky to have the area Jay come so we could get some beautiful bird photography in while enjoying the beautiful landscapes.

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