Can You Camp At Irvine Lake



Is Irvine Lake stocking trout?

The week of Dec 20-24, 2021, stocking will include Yorba Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Pak, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Irvine Lake. The 2022 trout stocking schedule begins Jan. 10, 2022, and the complete schedule can be found on the O.C. Parks website.

What time does Irvine Lake open?

Gates open to parking at 6 a.m. Access to the lake begins at 7 a.m. Do not line up on Santiago Canyon Road prior. It is unsafe, and you will be subject to all applicable traffic laws.

Can you hike around Irvine Lake?

This is not a cardio-hike; although there are some steep areas which are challenging. Our pace will be moderate with stops to look at the views, the blooming flowers, and catch our breath. This is an out and back hike on a dirt fire road. Distance is about 6 miles.

Is Irvine Lake still closed?

August 17, 2019 – Irvine Lake reopens to on-shore fishing. June 2019 – Parties reached an agreement to reopen Irvine Lake to shoreline fishing only. 2016 to May 2019 – Irvine Park remains closed with negotiations at a standstill.

Are there sturgeon in Irvine Lake?

The lake also is even home to some stocked sturgeon that occasionally surprise anglers expecting a trout or catfish to pick up their bait.

Do you need a fishing license at Irvine Regional Park?

A valid California fishing license is required but no additional fees for fishing. All California Department of Fish and Wild Life rules apply.

Can I Kayak in Irvine Lake?

Irvine Lake has changed its policy regarding private boats, kayaks and float tubes – they’re all prohibited. The lake’s insurance carrier now only allows the lake’s own rental boats to go out into the water, according to last week’s lake report.

Where is North Lake California?

To reach the lake, which is located 20 miles southwest of the wonderful town of Bishop, head out on CA-168 and turn right onto North Lake road for about a mile.

Why was Irvine Lake closed?

On Aug. 17, over 2,000 early morninganglers flooded Irvine Lake, which reopened for shoreline fishing after disputes over water and recreation rights closed it to public access for three years. Fishermen, fisherwomen and their families traveled from as far away as the San Fernando Valley and San Diego.

Why is Corona lake closed?

Corona Lake was closed in March because the water level was so low. The small, private lake normally has 40 surface acres but it had shrunk to about five acres, according to Doug Elliott, who owns the facility.