High Sierra California Visitor Information

Picnic in Magnificent Beauty

Situated at the base of Mount Morrison, the deep blue waters of Convict Lake invite you to enjoy a leisurely picnic or stroll along the lakeside trail.

The epitome of peacefulness today, Convict Lake got its name from an incident that was nothing but peaceful. In 1871, six inmates from a Nevada prison escaped here, and eventually battled their way out with a shootout, ultimately giving Convict Lake its name.

Explore the shores; dip your toes in the water; skip stones across the reflected image of the mountain; make it your day with your sweetie!

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Activities in the High Sierra Area

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Camp-California is concerned about the health and safety of our campers and adventurers. While camping and outdoor activities do offer the ability to self-isolate, we are encouraging all California residents and travelers to shelter in place until further notice. We recognize that getting outdoors is what you do best, and we will be here to reacquaint you with nature once we're cleared for adventure again!

 

Most private parks are open with 14-day minimums. If you are a full-time RVer looking to shelter in place, a member of the traveling medical profession, or a utility worker looking for a park please call our office and we can connect you with an appropriate location.