Dingleberry Lake

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Dingleberry Lake
Location of the lake in California.
Location of the lake in California.
Dingleberry Lake
LocationJohn Muir Wilderness / Inyo National Forest / Inyo County, California
Coordinates37°10′56″N 118°38′15″W / 37.1822°N 118.6374°W / 37.1822; -118.6374Coordinates: 37°10′56″N 118°38′15″W / 37.1822°N 118.6374°W / 37.1822; -118.6374
Surface area5.098 acres (2.063 ha)
Surface elevation10,495 ft (3,199 m)

Dingleberry Lake is a natural lake in Inyo County, California, in the United States.[1] The lake was so named on account of dingleberries hanging on the rear of sheep in the area.[3]

The Sabrina Lake Trail leads hikers to Dingleberry Lake.[4] Dingleberry Lake is a popular camping site.[5][6] The lake contains a population of brook trout.[7][2]

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  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dingleberry Lake
  2. ^ a b "Eastern Sierra Back Country Fishing Guide" (PDF). State of California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Game.
  3. ^ Browning, Peter (2011). Sierra Nevada Place Names: From Abbot to Zumwalt. Great West Books. p. 65. ISBN 978-0-944220-23-8. ...christened the lake for the dingleberries on the hind ends of his sheep.
  4. ^ "Sabrina Lake Trail". United States Forest Service. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  5. ^ Morey, Kathy; White, Mike; Corless, Stacey; Analise Elliot Heid (6 June 2006). Sierra South: Backcountry Trips in Californias Sierra Nevada. Wilderness Press. p. 239. ISBN 978-0-89997-414-9.
  6. ^ Adkison, Ron (2000). Hiking Northern California. Globe Pequot Press. p. 131. ISBN 978-1-56044-701-6.
  7. ^ Morrison, Wilbur H. (1998). Adventure Guide to the Sierra Nevada. Hunter Publishing, Inc. p. 43. ISBN 978-1-55650-845-5.