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Stella Lake

Great Basin National Park, NV
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Scenic lake located off the Alpine Lake Loop hiking trail in the Great Basin National Park.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Scenic lake located off the Alpine Lake Loop hiking trail in the Great Basin National Park.
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Price, Utah
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

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

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stella Lake is a easy-moderate hike on Wheeler Peak - nice alternative to the big elevation gains. The lake is tiny and lovely. You get to experience several different ecosystems along the way. Not much wildlife this time of year, but we did see deer. Still quite a bit of snow on the trail near the top.

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Houma, Louisiana
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13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Keep your eye out for wildlife, we spotted lots of mule deer, and some huge Elk that were way to close! Kids can climb up to glacier and play in the snow, even in the summer. Just don't forget your water, it's a hike, especially with little kids, but they can do it no problem.

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Seattle, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

As a relatively easy way to reach an alpine lake, this trail to Stella lake is a must in Great Basin NP. The lake is pristine and very picturesque. Theresa lake is just .5 miles west and another photo opp if the lighting is right. If you want a more challenging or longer hike while you are at Stella, continue... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

only a few miles. moderate hike. The Lake is much smaller than imagined. We saw some deer on the trail and you cross over a small creek.

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Sacramento, California
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171 reviews 171 reviews
77 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2009

Hike across open meadows with views of Wheeler Peak and through groves of aspens. This trail must be awesome in the fall. This is a beautiful, easy loop hike to 2 alpine lakes, Stella being the larger and more scenic, but each with it's own personailty. Combine with Bristlecone and Glacier trails for a little over 5 miles total and... More 

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