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Abbot's Lake

Average Depth: 20 Feet (6.2 Meters)
Elevation: 5,650 Feet (1761.2 Meters)
Size: 8 Acres

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General Description

This lake is reached by a 45 minute hike from Abbott's Upper Cabin, which is 12 miles by trail up the North Fork of the Salmon River. The lake is stocked with eastern brook trout.

Directions from Little North Fork Trailhead: The lake is reached by a 45-minute hike from Abbott's Upper cabin, which is 12 miles by trail up the North Fork of the Salmon River.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Fishing Eastern Brook Trout
ICON Hiking & Walking 12 Mile Hike-In
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Abbot's Lake
ICON Rivers & Streams North Fork of the Salmon River
ICON Viewing Scenery Salmon River Ranger District
ICON Viewing Wildlife Salmon River Ranger District

Related Activities
Garden Gulch Loop Trail - This 22 mile circuit through the Marble Mountain Wilderness offers access to a handful of scenic mountain lakes.

Horse Range Lake - About one mile up the trail to Big Meadows from Abbott's Upper Cabin on the North Fork of the Salmon River, this smallish lake is host to naturally reproducing eastern brook trout.

Lower Little North Fork Trail - The Little North Fork Trail offers access to primitive camping within three miles of the trailhead as well as ample trail side fishing.

Wild Lake - This 3.5 acre lake is located off the North Fork of the Salmon River and produces both eastern brook and rainbow trout.

More Information

Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543


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