Virginia Creek / Between Lee Vining and Bridgeport

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Virginia Creek

Road condition:   Paved 

Day hikes to fishing: Eight small lakes with easy access   

Region: Southern boundary for Toiyabe National Forest       

Drainage: Virginia Creek drains into Bridgeport Reservoir

Description: Virginia Creek is a small creek offering pools, riffles and a meadow section.  Although Virginia Lakes Road closely parallels the creeks in some places, Road 139, which forks off Virginia Lakes Road and rejoins it close to the lakes, directly accesses the creek. Road 139 may have a delayed opening until June due to snow conditions.

Species: Rainbows and Browns

Closest town or supplies: Virginia Lakes Resort, Lee Vining or Bridgeport

Contacts: Virginia Lakes Resort

Nearest campground: Virginia Lakes Campground or Trumbull Campground

Fishing season: The season opens the last Saturday in April and closes November 15.

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Stocking information: 13,000 annually for Virginia Creek; 12,000+ annually for both Upper Virginia Lake and Lower Virginia Lake, as well as some larger plants from Mono County.

Nearby fishing: Trumbull Lake, Virginia Lake

Additional information:

Directions: From Lee Vining, drive north 12.5 miles on Highway 395 to the top of Conway Summit.  Turn left on Virginia Lakes Road and continue approximately eight miles to the lake. 

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This page contains a single entry by David Archer published on February 12, 2008 2:54 PM.

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