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Lake Alpine

Bear Valley, CA
+1 209-753-6350
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Family celebration

Everything you could want the freshest cleanest air. Amazing view of stars at night. Fishing is off... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
William F
via mobile
Excellent place to enjoy the high sierras

Alpine lake sits in a granite bowl with fir forest surrounding it about a half mile by 1&1/2 miles... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
San Francisco, California
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Bear Valley, CA
+1 209-753-6350
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Everything you could want the freshest cleanest air. Amazing view of stars at night. Fishing is off the hook. Lol

Thank William F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Alpine lake sits in a granite bowl with fir forest surrounding it about a half mile by 1&1/2 miles it sits at 7000 ft, there is a forest service camp ground reservations in summer. Flush toilets. Hiway 4 runs along one side of it There...More

Thank brianvanek
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Lodge Restaurant is pricey for what it is...but its good and sitting out on the patio is lovely on a nice day. Note: Prices on the menu include the cash discount. They accept credit cards, but you will pay a surcharge based on your...More

Thank 523SM523
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Just 30 minutes up the highway from Arnold/Big Trees. Enjoy cocktails or lunch at the lodge or take a picnic for a water's edge experience. Many services available make it possible to be on the water if you so chose....Fabulous way to enjoy the mountains-...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 4 August 2017

You can do a lot of activities in this place: kayaking, hiking, biking, swimming, boating, and so on.

Thank Paulo R
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We were drawn to the area to visit the Big Trees but kept returning to this beautiful lake. We swam, kayaked, fished and rented stand up paddle boards.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Lake alpine is such a beautiful lake and I can't wait to go back! When I went there was still a little snow on the ground but not to bad. The lake was a little cold but it felt good and I got use to...More

Thank Grace C
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

2  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
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Dominique W
13 September 2017|
Response from Paulo R | Reviewed this property |
You don't need to, there are a lot of different activities there.