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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do you allow dogs? Yes! Cabins 6&7 are dog friendly. 

Pet Policy - Dogs are ONLY allowed in Cabins 6 & 7. The Dog Fee is $35 per night plus applicable taxes. ONLY 1 Dog per cabin. We do not allow cats.
If you are in cabins 1,3,4,5,8 or 9 and you arrive with a dog you will be required to find boarding for your dog or give up your reservation and any and all deposits and payments.
NO pets may be kept in vehicles or tied up on the porch. NO EXCEPTIONS.
You may not leave your dog in your car or in your cabin unattended FOR ANY REASON
Your dog must be social with other dogs, cats, small children and lots of new people. 
You must clean up after your dog immediately. 

You may not allow dogs from your group who are staying elsewhere into your cabin. Visiting dogs and owners must abide by the rules above as well. 

What about on your rental boats? We do allow dogs on our boats but please be mindful of the size of your dog. If your dog weighs over 50 pounds then they will be counted as a guest on the boat. Please plan accordingly.

2. Can I water-ski or tube on June Lake? We are so sorry but June Lake is a 10 mph lake. You may visit Crowley Lake just South of Mammoth or Grant Lake in the June Lake Loop to water-ski. But, they do not rent ski boats at either location. Please call those marinas for their policies.

3. Can I fish from your kayaks or stand up paddle boards? I am so sorry but we do not allow fishing from our non motorized watercraft.

4. When was the last time they stocked? I have no idea! Please visit  for more info

5. Do you sell fishing licenses? Nope, but you can get them online at  or you can buy one at Ernie's Tackle Shop in town

6. Do you have camping at Big Rock Resort? No, but maybe one day! The Campground next door is called June Lake Campground you can check availability on

7. How far in advance can I book a cabin? We open reservations about 11 months out. We give our current guests the option of keeping their reservation for the following year. Please check our online calendar for current availability. Yes, the Calendar is current and correct. All reservations are paid in full 30 days from check in. Last minute cancellations are rare. 

8. Can I BBQ on my pontoon boat? NO! Fire and boats are not a good combination!

9. You are totally booked! Where else can I stay? I don't keep up with other properties and their availability but you can see a list of all the June Lake Chamber Members here  And lots of great info here

Where else can I rent boats in June Lake?

On June Lake 

On Gull Lake

On Silver Lake 

10. How do I get to Big Rock Resort? "Directions" Getting to Big Rock is easy! Coming from Bishop/Mammoth take highway 395 North, make a left on to the South Junction of Highway 158, follow the road around the lake and make a right at the Fire station and come down the driveway to the lake. If you are coming from the North make a right onto the South Junction of highway 158. See you at the lake! 

What do I do if HWY 158 is closed along the lake in the winter? No, problem! You will be redirected to North Shore Drive which ends at June Mountain Ski Resort. Make a left and come thru town. Make a left at the Fire Station and come down the hill to Big Rock Resort. If 158 South is closed..... it is closed from Oh Ridge to Boulder Lodge. Town will still be open. 

11. Do I need reservations to enter Yosemite National Park? for 2024 Yosemite National Park has announced a “Peak Hours Plus” 2024 vehicle for park entry on the following dates: On weekends from April 13 to June 30; every day from July 1 to Aug. 15; and on weekends from Aug. 16 to Oct. 27. Reservations will be available for purchase online beginning at 8 a.m. (PST) on Jan. 5, 2024, for all arrival dates (Apr. 13 to Oct. 20). Reservations will be required for vehicle entry to the park between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the reservation periods. Reservations are not required to enter the park after 4 p.m. Learn more about reservations at

12. What is your boat cancellation policy? 

From the time you book your reservation until 7 days before you arrive: $25. A refund will be processed to your card on file minus $25
From 6 days until 2 days before your arrival: 50%. A 50% refund will be processed to your card on file
From 1 day before your arrival until the day of your reservation: 100%. No refund available.
Please email all cancellations to
* Any reservation cancelled by Big Rock Resort will see a refund in full. We do reserve the right to suspend operations due to wind, weather, thunder and/or lightning.

13. What is the cabin cancellation policy?

All deposits are due before March1st or at the time of booking online for the current season. The deposit is 50% of your invoice total. Single cabin reservations must pay in full 30 days before arrival. Two or more cabins and/or a group reservation must be paid in full 60 days before arrival. From the time you pay your deposit until 30/60 before arrival the cancellation fee is $50 per cabin. There are no refunds 29/59 days before your arrival. You may still opt to cancel your reservation and we will open that cabin online. If that cabin gets filled then we will reimburse you the rate we collect minus the $50 cancel fee. 

14. What is Big Rock resort Group reservation Policy?

Guests reserving multiple cabins will be subject to a non refundable deposit at the time of booking or pre-booking for the following year.

3-4 cabins $500 ,5-6 cabins $750 , 7-8 cabins $1000

15. Are the cabin kitchens well stocked?

Yes, the kitchens are stocked with pots, pans, dishes and utensils. Nothing fancy but well equipped to make meals. Please bring any disposable items you may want like paper towels, plastic wrap, foil and ziploc bags. All cabins have toasters and drip coffee makers with filters. 

16. Do you provide linens for the cabins?

Yes, all beds are made with sheets, pillows, blankets, and duvets. Plenty of kitchen and bath towels are provided. But, make sure you pack beach towels! 

17. What is there to do in June Lake and the surrounding area?

Check out the links below for all of your travel planning questions.

18. What is Big Rock Resort's Beach use policy?

We have 2 beach areas at Big Rock. 

Big Rock Beach is located North (to the right if facing towards the lake) of the gangway.

Launch Ramp Beach is located next to the launch ramp.

The area that is blocked off from the sea wall to the first row of docks is strictly forbidden to access for any reason. 

Jumping off the docks at Big Rock Resort is STICTLY FORBIDDEN! There are cables and chains under the water that you can not see. DO NOT JUMP!

BIG ROCK BEACH and the Grass Area is for the exclusive use of Big Rock Resort Cabin and Boat Rental Guests (limited to the number of guests that the boat you have rented accommodates....example: If you rent a 2 person fishing boat then 2 guests may use the beach for the duration of your rental time.)

LAUNCH RAMP BEACH may be accessed by non cabin or boat guests with a $10 per person day use fee and includes parking.

Big Rock Resort reserves the right to limit launching, parking and day use passes at anytime to ensure that cabin and boat guests quality of experience is preserved.

19. What is Big Rock Resort's Parking and Launch Ramp policy/fee?

Parking and launching for cabin and slip guests is complimentary.

Parking is complimentary for boat rental guests. 

Launching of your watercraft is complimentary. 

Parking is $20 per vehicle for anyone not renting a cabin, boat or slip. Free parking is available across the street from the fire station for or launch only guests.

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