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Independence Lake – Best SUP Spots

BEST PLACES TO PADDLE BOARD | INDEPENDENCE LAKE, SIERRAVILLE, CA

Independence Lake is one of the most pristine alpine lakes west of the Rockies. The lake and surrounding alpine forests offer exceptional recreation, including hiking, fishing, kayaking and bird watching in the beautiful Sierra Nevada.

Board Style Recommendation: A touring standup paddle board will provide a very enjoyable experience by cutting through the flat water on Independence Lake. There are trout in Independence Lake, so a fishing standup paddle board will be right at home.

Elevation: 12,497′

Average Summer Temperature: 72 °F

Accessibility Rating: 7/10

Boats/Speed Limit: No boating allowed.

Wildlife: Lahontan Cutthroat trout, which are catch and release only.

Things to know: Angling regulations for Independence Lake have been set to protect Lahontan cutthroat trout, but allow the fishing public the opportunity to catch these rare fish.

INDEPENDENCE LAKE, SIERRAVILLE, CALIFORNIA

10 Independence Lake Rd, Sierraville, CA 96126

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