Parker Lake (day hike) / June Lake Loop

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Lake Name:  Parker Lake     Elevation: 8,350

Road condition:   Paved to dirt  road 

Day hike fishing: An easy to moderate grade, the trailhead to the lake is almost 2.5 miles.

Region: Mono Basin Scenic Area Ranger Station & Visitor Center 760-647-3044    Area/description: June Lake Loop day hike lake

Lake size: 23 acres    Species: Brook trout

Closest town or supplies: June Lake Village

Contacts: June Lake Chamber of Commerce (760) 648-7584; Mono Lake Ranger District (760) 647-3044

Nearest campground: June Lake

Fishing season: General     

Tips: Be sure to wet a line on Parker Creek, which parallels the trail at many junctures.

Favorite lures or bait: (See Category: Fishing Tips – Best Lures and Bait)

Favorite fly patterns: (See Category: Fishing Tips – Best Fly Patterns and Techniques)

Stocking information:

Additional information: Parker Lake is a popular hike-in lake for family picnics. It is a popular retreat from the heat of summer.

Nearby fishing: June Lake

Directions: From Highway 395 drive approximately 14 miles past the Mammoth Lakes junction.  Turn left at the sign for June Lake and drive 1.3 miles to Parker Lake Road. Drive to the end of the road to the trailhead.  The lake is approximately a 2.5 mile hike.


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