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Lake Alpine

Bear Valley, CA
+1 209-753-6350
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Beautiful, you do not want to miss!

Lake Alpine is a small lake tucked into the granite shore. There are picnic areas and beaches to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
St. George, Utah
Lake Alpine - Lake Alpine Resort

Located on Highway 4, a short distance west of Bear Valley, Lake Alpine is a wonderful summer... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Dan G
Salinas, California, United States
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Bear Valley, CA
+1 209-753-6350
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lake Alpine is a small lake tucked into the granite shore. There are picnic areas and beaches to hang out at with the family. We did not have a lot of time, so just walked on the granite rocks for a while and took in...More

1  Thank katy375
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Located on Highway 4, a short distance west of Bear Valley, Lake Alpine is a wonderful summer family destination. A good size lake / reservoir located right along Highway 4 is perfect for swimming, kayaking, fishing, and just relaxing enjoyment. The area gets pretty crowed...More

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was a very cute little lake that we came upon, and quite glad we did. We were riding motorcycles and didn't pack our swimsuits but wish we had. Just a few families around splashing and lounging on the sandy beaches and granite boulders.

1  Thank Kurtt B
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Up in the mountains, pristine lake with a beach and boats, great lunch, and a great day in the woods. Rode the motorcycle from NV, over Ebbetts Pass, spectacular narrow road with lots of camping places in CA, hiking trails, and much easier for folks...More

Thank skihorse
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We drove up from Arnold on a really hot day and were pleased to discover that, at this elevation (~7500 ft), it's at least 15 degrees cooler than it was down the mountain. The drive is pleasant, and the beautiful pristine mountain lake makes it...More

Thank JillClardy
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love this place. Gorgeous natural beauty!, crystal clear water!, nice people. Many nice day use areas for hanging out, having a picnic, taking a nap. There is a nice trail all along the lake (actually it goes all the way down the Bear Valley)...More

Thank babysmomma69
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Runs for all ages and levels of ability and not the Tahoe traffic jams. 40 minutes max from Arnold so you ski, not sit in traffic.

Thank RogerWi
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Swam and canoed here and loved it. Hotel was great and would love to come back in the winter to snowboard and maybe skate on the frozen lake.

Thank Snowriderscoob
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We drove from Sacramento area to Bear Valley, 132 miles, five hours with breaks. We went the slow way on old Highway 49, the Gold Country road. The GPS directed us off the road some 18 miles before Bear Valley. It seems we had the...More

Thank Newsboymac
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Bring your canoe and kayaks and paddle around this gorgeous lake. Have a bite to eat and drink delicious bloody Mary's at the Alpine lodge bar and restaurant. You can only drive to the lake from May to September. The main road is closed during...More

1  Thank Mandfu
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Savannah C
Is it difficult to get a campsite on a saturday in the summer? what is the likelihood that we will drive all the way down there and not be able to get a spot for the weekend?
12 July 2015|
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