Area Status: Open
These two small alpine lakes lie within a few feet of Highway 4. Mosquito Lakes visitors enjoy camping, hiking, and fishing.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4)|
|Best Season:||Summer, early fall|
|Water:||No potable water|
|Restroom:||Vault toilet across highway at Mosquito Lakes Campground|
|Operated By:||US Forest Service|
On Highway 4 eight miles east of Lake Alpine
Motorized boating is not recommended.
Anglers often are tempted to fish from the roadside. This practice is unsafe and strongly discouraged.
The summer cabins on the south side are national forest recreation residences. Visitors are free to use the entire shoreline so long as they respect the cabins themselves as private property.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||11|
|Reservation Info||first-come, first-served|