- 12 acres
- Max. Depth:
- 28 feet
- 5250 feet
This lake is heavily used by packers and pack stock during the summer months. Also be aware that black bears frequent this area.
Non-motorized boats only. Packable rubber rafts and float tubes are used by some fishermen in the wilderness areas.
A valid California state fishing license is needed to fish within the National Forest. Licenses are sold at sporting good and other retail stores. For information on fishing times & limits a current state fishing regulation guide is generally available free at these same locations. For more information contact California Department of Fish & Game.
Map + Directions
This lake can be accessed via Highway 96 and the Elk Creek Road at Happy Camp, CA. The trailhead begins at the end of Elk Creek Road (Norcross Trailhead) and Blue Granite Lake is approximately a six hour hike via Elk and Granite Creeks.