Located approximately 3 miles north of Sierra City, the Lower Sardine Lake has rainbow and brook trout. The area is very popular because 80 percent of the planted fish are caught.
Directions from Sierra City: Travel northeast on Hwy. #49 for approximately 4 miles, turn left onto Gold Lake Hwy. Travel approximately 1 mile and turn left (southwest), continue for .5 miles and the campground is on the left. The Lower Sardine Lake is accessible from this campground.