Irvine Lake (Santiago Res), Santa Ana California - Known for winter trout and summer catfish, Irvine Lake is a wild getaway for Orange County residents. It is located a simple 20-minute drive from virtually anywhere in the OC. In the cooler months the lake is loaded with thousands of pounds of rainbow trout, and sustains good populations of brookies and browns.
Imagine a put-and-take lake with elbow room, and a wild surrounding with deer, hawks and eagles. Now imagine all of this just about 20 minutes away from Disneyland. Pretty cool huh? That's what you'll... Log into read more...
Getting there: From irvinelake.net: Directions from South Orange County : Take 55 frwy North exit Chapman Avenue (East) / Just 8-10 miles and you are there.
Directions from North Orange County : Take 91 east to 55 frwy South exit Chapman Avenue (East) / Just 8-10 miles and you are there.