Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold MineCurrently Open
- Address: Skelton Lake, California 93546, Mammoth Lakes, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Mine, Hiking Trail, Lake
This mountain lake is a great place for angling but gets frequently overlooked as hikers tend to simply pass it by on their way to the better known Duck Lake. To get here, take the trail from the Coldwater Campground south of Lake Mary. Directly southwards you’ll find the Consolidated Gold Mine. The tiny mine produced only about $100,000 worth of gold between 1927 and 1933, but some of the old infrastructure - miners' bunkhouses, the Mahan cabin, ore-processing mill - still stand. On your way to Skelton, you’ll pass by the Arrowhead Lake to your east. The waters of the lake are easily accessible for fishing.
Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold Mine Hours
- The time given here includes the return hike.
- Trail is accessible in June - October only.
How to Reach Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold Mine
- Drive to Lake Mary Campground. Hike along Duck Lake Trail.
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1.16% of people who visit Mammoth Lakes include Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold Mine in their plan
33.33% of people start their Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold Mine visit around 09 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold Mine
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