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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Convict Lake

Convict Lake
Before you get to Mammoth, there's a turn-off to Convict Lake...it's only about 2 miles off the 395 and is a great spot for camping and fishing...and eating!!!  One of the best restaurants in the area is at Convict Lake, right by the campground...stay tuned for pics down the road!!!

8 comments:

  1. Oh goodie, I'm first so I get to say that I can't think of a better place for Le Chief to hang out than Convict Lake! HAR!!!
    V

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  2. What's with the name? Is there a good story there?

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  3. After I posted the pic, I thought to myself...I need to find out how the lake got it's name!!!

    And it's a fav of both the current chief of Bishop and our dear Chief Dan...

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  4. Love the shimmery light on the lake. Gotta eat at the restaurant one of these days!

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  5. http://www.convictlake.com/history.html -
    here is a really good write-up on how the lake got its name. There is also a plaque on the lake side, just past the bridge going toward the campground.

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  6. PS - V's comment is so funny. Excellent association. :)

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  7. Thanks for taking us there. What a great day! (Mel)

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