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Stella Lake, Great Basin National Park

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Before coming to Great Basin, I thought this would be more of a desert park. I did not expect an alpine wonderland closer to Switzerland than the Sahara and one of the best parts of that alpine... 
    Before coming to Great Basin, I thought this would be more of a desert park. I did not expect an alpine wonderland closer to Switzerland than the Sahara and one of the best parts of that alpine...  more »
  • This lake is on the Alpine Lakes Loop trail. It’s pretty but not too exciting. Water was a bit low when we were there. The entire alpine lakes hike is wonderful but the lakes I felt were anticlimactic 
    This lake is on the Alpine Lakes Loop trail. It’s pretty but not too exciting. Water was a bit low when we were there. The entire alpine lakes hike is wonderful but the lakes I felt were anticlimactic  more »
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  • Short little hike to reach the lake. Lake is very low. It was cold. Very pretty
  • This is a gorgeous lake at the last stop (Wheeler Peak) of the Great Basin scenic drive. You hike to it starting at the alpine loop trailhead. You can hike there and back (2.1 miles) or just complete the alpine loop which is 3 miles . The Stella out and back hike is moderate with about 450 feet of elevation to get to the lake. Need good hiking shoes as it is rocky.

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