Lake Alpine


Lake Alpine features 25 non-reservable first come first serve campsites perched at an elevation of 7351.0ft within the state of California. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Campers can expect temps to be reaching 12.84 today, with clear sky and wind gusts up to 2.71mph.

Campers will find numerous amenities here such as toilets, clean potable drinking water, along with a multitude of activities.

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy and the simple pleasure of being outside.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Edgewood Ck At Stateline
USGS 10336760
2 cfs 3.7 ft
Leviathan C Ab Aspen C Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 10308789
0 cfs 4.3 ft
Leviathan Mine Adit Drain Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 10308784
0 cfs 9.9 ft
East Fork Carson River Near Gardnerville
USGS 10309000
53 cfs 9.3 ft
Cherry C Bl Valley Dam Nr Hetch Hetchy Ca
USGS 11277300
5 cfs 5.1 ft
General C Nr Meeks Bay Ca
USGS 10336645
1 cfs 0.7 ft
Third Ck Nr Crystal Bay
USGS 10336698
1 cfs 1.7 ft
Tuolumne R Bl Early Intake Nr Mather Ca
USGS 11276900
35 cfs 3.1 ft
Aspen C Abv Leviathan Mine Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 103087891
0 cfs 0.3 ft
Leviathan C Channel Underdrain Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 103087885
0 cfs 0.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Css Lab
SNOTEL 428
2" 1"
Marlette Lake
SNOTEL 615
1" 0"
Poison Flat
SNOTEL 697
1" -1"
Leavitt Meadows
SNOTEL 575
1" 0"
Monitor Pass
SNOTEL 633
1" 0"
Independence Creek
SNOTEL 540
1" 0"
Squaw Valley G.C.
SNOTEL 784
1" 1"
Independence Camp
SNOTEL 539
1" 1"
bloods creek
SNOTEL BLCC1
0.5" -0.9"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Herring Reservoir 42 7,367 ft
Pine Marten 32 7,334 ft
Lower Blue Lake 16 8,116 ft
Boulder Flat 20 5,621 ft
Fence Creek 38 5,635 ft
Spicer Meadow 43 6,649 ft
Beardsley Dam 16 3,450 ft
Niagra Creek 16 6,541 ft
Stanislaus River 25 6,204 ft
Upper Blue Lake 32 8,172 ft
Hermit Valley 25 7,163 ft
Kirkwood Lake 12 7,674 ft
Caples Lake 34 7,897 ft
Pacific Valley 15 7,533 ft
Big Meadow 68 6,536 ft
Grouse Flat 10 7,218 ft
Herring Creek 7 7,320 ft
Cascade Creek 14 6,054 ft
Pinecrest 200 5,614 ft
Hope Valley 24 7,155 ft
Lake Alpine 25 7,351 ft
Lodgepole Overflow 30 7,346 ft
Silver Valley 21 7,365 ft
Silvertip 23 7,545 ft
Upper Blue Lake Dam 25 8,162 ft
Middle Creek/Expansion 35 8,106 ft
Mosquito Lakes 11 8,063 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Heavenly Ski Resort 0" 56° 5.09"
Kirkwood -1" 58° 6.79"
Sierra at Tahoe 0" 60° 6.7"
Bear Valley Mountain Resort 0" 60° 6.64"
Dodge Ridge Ski Area 0" 60° 6.29"
River Run Streamflow Length Class