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A lake area offering many outdoor activities.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

When driving from Eastern Sequoia NP you can cut the corner around Grant's Grove and drive through Hume's Lake. It's a good idea as the lake area is picturesque. It is a private Christian camp that has full service facilities available to the public including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MattGrimes1967
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a fairly short drive to the lake from the main road. This lake is probably crowded during summer because a lot of kids go to camp here.Not so crowded now. The lake gets stagnate times but I’m sure it is swimmable.Not stagnate now. Restrooms...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I used to love this place! But this summer I was very disappointed. The designation of this place is now a Christian Camp. Even the old road to it has been changed. It is way overcrowded, with hundreds of teens everywhere. They all seem to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank smuthe2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We love coming to Hume Lake whenever possible. The lake is so beautiful and no motors are allowed which make it a very quiet fun place for the kids. It's a 4 hr drive from Los Angeles and surround by trees. You can rent canoes,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Emily J
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We drove down there twice. The first, to check it out and the second to drop my son off so he could do some fishing. Both days it was jammed packed with camp kids. The store area was particularly crowded. If you drive the road...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lareson
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The campgrounds themselves are vey well maintained with campsites larger than most. I think that has to do more with the caretaker's thoroughness, since I've been to other Sequoia campgrounds that were not so well maintained. The Lake is shallow. I waded out to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rjmronster
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We loved Hume Lake. Our family of 12 adults and 13 kids of all ages had a blast swimming, floating on inner tubes, paddling around in rented canoe/paddleboards, playing on the beach, and enjoying nature. A bald eagle dove into the lake for a fish...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank nani4thirteen
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I have fond memories of visiting Hume Lake Christian Camp as a child! The lake itself, and surrounding area, is a place of beauty and tranquility that should not be hastily or speedily visited. Take your time to slow down, unwind, and drink in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Rich W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

If you like a lake with tons of people around then this is for you. There is a large Christian camp here so it was loaded with kids from the camps. The parking lot (if I call it that) was a zoo. If you want...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Hume lake is a private Christian camp crawling with kids by the thousands during the summer. The lake is absolutely beautiful and the camp provides kayak and canoe rentals for $20/hour if you’re willing to deal with loud kids running and swimming all over the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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debekada
17 August 2015|
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Response from SomeaInternetGuy |
There are some OHV trails to the Northeast side of the lake overlooking Kings canyon but it is a several mile walk to see anything significant. Some good hikes if you don't mind driving include big baldy trail heads and... More
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