Cape Tribulation Journals

Topaz Lake, Unsung Jewel of The Eastern Sierra

A travel journal to Cape Tribulation by Bruce

The County Campground at Topaz Lake Photo, Cape Tribulation, Australia More Photos
Quote: Topaz Lake is a small unsung recreational lake on the California/Nevada border that can serve as a calming getaway that deserves mention.

Topaz Lake, Unsung Jewel of The Eastern Sierra

Overview

Night Boating is relatively unrestricted on Topaz  Photo, Cape Tribulation, Australia
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Boating

Watersking

Jetsking

Swiming

Fishing

Casino

Hiking

Fourwheeling

Camping

Relaxing

Relaxing

Relaxing,you get the idea!

Quick Tips:

The campground is the ticket here. It is ten dollars a night with electric hookups, right on the lake. Dry camp sites are eight dollars a night. Showers on site and campfires allowed.

Best Way To Get Around:

Take your own personal vehicle. Take your own water toys, as only 12 foot boats are rented.

The County Campground at Topaz Lake

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Attraction

The County Campground at Topaz Lake Photo, Cape Tribulation, Australia
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This is just a quiet little campground on Topaz Lake. Located just two miles east of US Highway 395 on the Nevada side of the lake. This facility sits on a quiet,calm lagoon which provides perfect anchor. The campground is a little spartan with only a little grass in the center of the grounds. The rest of this facility centers on it's reason for being,Topaz Lake. This campground exists for boating in almost all it's forms. If you arrive on a weekday, you stand an excellent chance of getting beachfront property,a mere fifty feet from your boat that is. At Topaz Lake,you merely pull your boat up to the beach and tie it off. They have an excellent launch ramp and the charge for it's use can't be be...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 16, 2001

The County Campground at Topaz Lake
Northeast side of Topaz Lake
Cape Tribulation, Australia

Topaz Lake Lodge and Casino

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Attraction

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The Topaz Lodge and Casino is reminiscent of days long gone in Nevada. This is a small casino overlooking Topaz Lake, with a western atmosphere about it. It is a well kept building which also happens to be the first casino you will find entering Nevada on Hwy.395. People here are very friendly,and you will notice that they all seem to know each other. Downstairs you will find an arcade to keep the kid's happy while you can stay enjoy the gambling upstairs. There is a quiet coffee shop overlooking the lake,the food is good and the price is very fair. In the bar,the drinks are also good, and the price is also fair. Downstairs,they serve a buffet on Friday and Saturday nights. The price o...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 17, 2001

Topaz Lake Lodge and Casino
P.O. Box 187
Cape Tribulation, Australia 89410

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Bruce

Bruce
Bishop, California

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