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Beautiful, small alpine lake

We were visiting the park on a cold, fall day and only had time for one hike. We chose this hike... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
West Jordan, Utah

A very pretty place on the Alpine lakes loop trail. not a very difficult hike and the rewards are... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Santa Clarita, California
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Scenic lake located off the Alpine Lake Loop hiking trail in the Great Basin National Park.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“summit trail” (2 reviews)
“wheeler peak” (6 reviews)
Great Basin National Park, NV
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were visiting the park on a cold, fall day and only had time for one hike. We chose this hike and visited the lake from the parking lot of the Summit trail head parking lot. It's a fairly easy 2.6 mile round trip hike...More

Thank wishesUT
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A very pretty place on the Alpine lakes loop trail. not a very difficult hike and the rewards are worth it.

Thank thibbs1955
Reviewed 9 September 2017

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 skipped lots of rocks. I...More

Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Definitely worth the hike to see the lake. Make sure to bring plenty of water to drink along the way because it can get hot along the hike.

Thank 25LoveToTravel
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We hiked to this lake from Bristlecone Trail and were not impressed as there has been little rain and the lake was not too large. However, the trail continues on to Theresa Lake, which WAS impressive and then through an Aspen grove that will take...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Delightful hike. Very high altitude. Weather can change on you. Be prepared. Good for children if you don't rush things.

1  Thank Joeldwright
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Lovely and easy hike from Summit trail head. Beautiful Aspen groves, and super views of Wheeler Mt. The last 4 years have been very dry but the lake is still lovely and pristine. No fish live in either of the alpine lake. We came across...More

1  Thank BamaLassie
Reviewed 1 August 2015

The hike was gradually uphill. Saw deer and four turkeys on the way to Stella a Lake. There was a nice view of Wheeler Peak at Stella Lake! Loved the reflection of the mountain in the lake. Combine this hike with the Bristlecone Pine trail.

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Due to there still being snow on the ground in June, we were able to access Stella Lake from the Summit Trailhead. What a beautiful lake!! The reflection of the mountain on the lake was amazing!! I would highly recommend trying to make it to...More

Thank CRPD908
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Can be combined with the Bristlecone tree trail nice stroller trough the woods. The Peak was nice to wee with the glacier.

Thank Glenn P
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