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Lake Alpine, Bear Valley

#252 of 404 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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  • September 14, 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...  more »
  • August 27, 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 ...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    You can do a lot of activities in this place: kayaking, hiking, biking, swimming, boating, and so on.  more »

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