Alpine Lakes Loop, Great Basin National Park

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Alpine Lakes Loop is located in Great Basin National Park. Alpine Lakes Loop is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Great Basin National Park Edition.
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  • We included this hike in our trek to Wheeler Peak glacier. The loop is 3 miles with a 450' elevation change. Beautiful.  more »
  • Stella Lake sits in the shadow of Wheeler Peak. It is part of the Alpine Lakes Trail. It is an awesome loop trail. We spent time there waiting for the wind to stop to take some photos and then we skip...  more »
  • Fun hike in the shade for the most part. Two beautiful small lakes, we saw deer, wild turkeys, and incredible wild flowers, especially just upstream from Teresa Lake. Nice loop.  more »

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Where to stay in Great Basin National Park

Visitors come to Great Basin National Park for isolation and a real wilderness experience, and the accommodation options reflect this. A series of developed campgrounds lie in the northern part of the park, and you can also pitch your tent in the wilderness. If you prefer lodging, the town of Baker on the northeastern border of the park offers a few basic motels and inns. The town of Ely, about 105 km (65 mi) from the park by road, provides numerous casino hotels and chain motels.
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