NorCal Roadtrips

An Explorer's Guide to Northern California

Rivers of Northern California

Symmes Creek, Shepherd Creek & George Creek- near Independence

Description: Small streams with some stocked trout for the camper who wants to take a shot at a fish dinner but isn't compulsive about it. There are a lot of lakes in the area with better odds.

Location: For Symmes, from Hwy. 395 in Independence, drive west on Market  St. for 5 miles along Independence Creek for 5 miles to Foothill Road. Turn left to the creek. The others are in the same general area, on unnamed roads.

Camping: At Independence Creek.

Info: Inyo National Forest. 760-876-6200. DFG. 760-872-1171.

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