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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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+1 866-807-3598

A lake area offering many outdoor activities.

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Nice lake and nice road back to the Hwy

We visited the lake because my wife is a big fan of T.C.Boyle (a US novell writer) and he used to write some of his books in a cabin above hume lake. The location is very nice and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Darmstadt, Germany
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Darmstadt, Germany
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the lake because my wife is a big fan of T.C.Boyle (a US novell writer) and he used to write some of his books in a cabin above hume lake. The location is very nice and it is a scenic drive via the Ten Mile Road back to the Generals Hwy. The road was not yet officially open... More 

Thank EH F
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The lake was nice. Not much to do this time of year since there was still some snow and ice around. Probably better late spring.

Thank jonathan o
Orange County, California
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Driving from Sequoia along Generals Highway we stopped at the visitor center to stretch and take a breather. The ranger and staff suggested we check out Hume Lake to see the canyon since the scenic byway was closed. Let me preface the following by saying mountain driving takes a toll on me. On the whole Sequoia and Kings Canyon main... More 

Thank Jsoku
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Grant grove cabins. A great home base for exploring the national parks. Affordable /clean / relaxing

Thank Chris K
Las Vegas, Nevada
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Renred a canoe and brought a picnic lunch. So peaceful. A must for all ages. There are trails around the lake as well as camp sites. There is a general store that has many extras.

Thank LLL18
Los Angeles, California
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a great day at Hume Lake. We brought a picnic lunch to Sandy Cove (sand like a beach) and the kids spent the day playing in the water. There is an huge log floating in the lake that the kids had a ton of fun playing on. Dogs are allowed at Hume Lake.

1 Thank Desiree1234
Fairfield, Ohio
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164 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very scenic lake. Small village next to it with food and rentals for watersports. Plenty to do here and.a natural beauty!

1 Thank rickb0109
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153 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a beautiful lake, well worth turning off the main road to get to. Lots of lovely spots to sit and relax, picnic or go for a swim.

Thank THWL23
Annapolis, Maryland
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58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a beautiful lake atop one of the scariest ascents to get there. Winding, tiny two lane roads swarmed by buses. After the jangled nerves subsided, walked the perimeter trail and really enjoyed it. Flat and shaded for the most part, it's very pretty. The lake is shallow enough for kids to play in the water. The beach was... More 

1 Thank elivela67
Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Hume lake is an amazing place to go to if you want to go on a vacation!!! In the summer they have a summer camp with a lot of kids but it is still a lot of fun still. You can go out on the lake and relax!! And if you do go you need to get there famous milkshakes!... More 

2 Thank jennanoelle

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