Location and Directions:
24171 Lake Drive
Crestline, CA 92325>
Lake Gregory is located in the beautiful San Bernadino National Forest, near the city of Crestline, CA. From L.A. take I-10 East to I-215. Go North on I-215 4.5 miles to Hwy. 18. Turn Left and travel 11 miles to Hwy. 138. Turn Left on Hwy. 138 and then Right on Lake Dr.
This is a small mountain lake of 120 surface acres and 2 miles of shoreline. The lake is open year 'round, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. The regional park surrounding the lake offers tent and RV camping, hiking trails and sand volleyball courts. For more information contact: Lake Gregory, P.O. Box 656 Crestline, CA 92325. (909) 338-2233 or visit the Lake Gregory Website
Other lakes in the area:
Green Valley Lake
Big Bear Lake
There are no private boats allowed on the lake. There are rowboats with electric motors available for rent. No gas motors allowed. Float tubing is allowed for a $5 launch fee
There are rainbow and brown trout, bass, crappie and catfish here. Rainbow trout and catfish are planted by the state and county on a regular basis. In 1994, 20,000 sub-catchable brown trout were introduced by the DFG. Most of those fish are gone but a few browns in the 2-3 pound class still show up from time to time. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.
Comments and Tips:
Lake Gregory is hot with garlic extra garlic anything, small amount on a treble hook and fish On
stand by the parking area and throw a night crawler in the water and in seconds you will catch some bullhead catfish.
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