Rock Creek Boating Site


Pop of color around Rock Creek Lake

Rock Creek Lake is a favorite fishing spot for visitors and locals alike. The launch ramp at Rock Creek Lake can handle small trailers and car top boats.  There is a 5 mph speed limit on Rock Creek Lake.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Major reconstruction activities will be taking place on Rock Creek Road for the duration of the 2014 and 2015 seasons.  While the road will remain open to traffic throughout the project, visitors may experience delays of up to 30 minutes.  Additionally, at certain times, the road may need to be closed for longer periods of time, Monday through Friday.
Rentals & Guides: No boat rentals available at this site.
Fees No fee for boat launching or day use parking.
Open Season: June
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Speed limit on Rock Creek Lake is 5 mph.  No fish cleaning in the lake.
Closest Towns: Bishop, 36 miles or Mammoth Lakes, 28 miles.
Water: Drinking water nearby
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Directions:  From Mammoth Lakes drive south on US 395 for approximately 13 miles. Take the Tom's Place turnoff and proceed west up the canyon for about ten miles. From Bishop: Travel north on US 395 for about 30 miles, turn left at the Tom's Place turnoff then proceed west up the canyon for about ten miles.



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