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America's 5 Most Incredible Alpine Lakes

Add these beautiful mountain lakes to your travel bucket list.


Big Bear Lake

Located in the heart of Southern California, Big Bear Lake sits high in the San Bernardino Mountains, creating an all-season haven of relaxation, adventure, and outdoor fun.


Lake Champlain

Once  the sixth Great Lake, Lake Champlain is stunning. Located on the border of New York and Vermont, Lake Champlain stretches 125 miles and has a maximum depth of 400 feet.


Hidden Lake

Within the wondrous wilds of Glacier National Park, Hidden Lake is a pristine alpine lake that's worth seeking out. With clear glassy waters, you won't want to miss it.

West Virginia

Spruce Knob Lake

Nestled in Monongahela National Forest, beautiful Spruce Knob Lake rivals anything you'd find in the mountains of Europe.


Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is an American icon. Easily the prettiest and most popular alpine lake in the country, Lake Tahoe sits on the state line between California and Nevada. It's a must-visit!

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