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Lake Alpine, Bear Valley

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#256 of 399 in Nature in California
Lake Alpine is a reservoir in Alpine County, California, formed by Alpine Dam on Silver Creek. It is located east of Bear Valley in the Sierra Nevada range. It sits at 7,303 feet (2,227 m) above mean sea level and is a popular spot for outdoor activities, such as boating and hiking in the summer, and snowmobiling and skiing in the winter, although it may be inaccessible at times due to snow. California State Route 4 passes to the north of Lake Alpine between Bear Valley and the Pacific Grade Summit.
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  • My family has been to Lake Alpine in all four seasons and each is as fantastic as the next. Great fishing and camping in the summer and fall. The restaurant serves very decent food. I have hiked aroun...  more »
  • Everything you could want the freshest cleanest air. Amazing view of stars at night. Fishing is off the hook. Lol  more »
  • 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. Hiwa...  more »
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  • One of the best places to visit!
  • Beautiful place,its peaceful it a quick get away from the world
  • Relaxing and super friendly people around. Beautiful
  • This lake is so peaceful. It's a blast to kayak.
  • Absolutely beautiful lake.

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