A quick look at Dark Lake

The lake is roughly at the 7000 foot elevation mark. It seems to be more popular for fishing rather than hiking or picture taking. Directions From Sacramento, head east on Highway 50 past Placerville. Roughly 4.5 miles east of the town… Read More

A quick look at Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes is a dazzling alpine lake surrounded by the Sierra’s finest granite. It’s located roughly 3 miles from the Twin Lakes trailhead, which is on the northeast side of Wrights Lake. The trail is all uphill and rises nearly 1300… Read More

A quick look at Boomerang Lake

This lake is smaller than Twin Lakes, but it does offers the opportunity of jumping off some 12 foot high rocks into the water. Directions From Sacramento, head east on Highway 50. Roughly 4.5 miles east of the town of Kyburz… Read More

A quick look at Lake Clementine

The lake flows over the North Fork Dam; which was built in 1939 by the Army Corps of Engineers with the purpose of containing mining debris that traveled down river. The lake is only accessible by boat unless you make the… Read More