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Memory Lane...

Our family used to camp at the State Park a couple of times each summer with several families...we... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Mill Creek, Washington
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Small, Family Friendly Lake

Breathtaking views, cozy campsites. Lake front ones are the best -- they fill fast so book early... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2016
Pateros, Washington
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

We stayed here the first week of October. Unfortunately most of the campground had been shut down and there was only one loop open for campers. It was the furthest loop from the scenic lake. Campsites away from the lake are well spaced to allow...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YuccaBC
Reviewed October 5, 2018

One of the most beautiful campgrounds we’ve ever stayed at is Alta Lake State Park. Despite two slight drawbacks I give this campground the highest accolades I can. So let’s get the two drawbacks out of the way so we can go on to all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Beautiful Park! Great place to camp, relax, float on the lake and enjoy a spectacular view. We loved it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WindySeattle
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Very nice State Park, many houses have been rebuilt after the fire a few years ago. Everything looks new and well taken care of.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 50wt
Reviewed April 16, 2018

The Ranger's and Staff at Alta are fantastic, always helpful and courteous. The park is always clean and easy to get around. Bookings are always accurate and never inconvenienced. We almost stay every weekend throughout the summer and very much enjoy the movie in the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank TasteofTuscany
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on a terraced site to a warm-water lake. G-kids aged 2-9. Bring life jackets and floaters and lawn games helpful. On the second terrace we placed a shade cover and outdoor rug with a pool and toys on it for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Karen J
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Campsites were clean. The lake is pretty and if I were a fisher person, I would go there to fish as we saw fish leaping up to catch dragon flies. There is a "swim beach", not to be confused with the "beach" in terms of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank SandKTacoma
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nearby lake to go fishing from the bank, and Alta was recommended by several people. It proved to be fine.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RoyceF_12
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Our family used to camp at the State Park a couple of times each summer with several families...we loved this small lake for fishing, the gwarm water and the water skiing. The last time we were here there was a forest fire that drove us...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Takarehi
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Breathtaking views, cozy campsites. Lake front ones are the best -- they fill fast so book early. A fantastic swimming hole for the kids with sandy beaches. No big toy but mine never got out of the lake so it wasn't an issue. They have...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank mrsherrard
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January 19, 2019|
Response from WindySeattle | Reviewed this property |
Camp Loop 1 has great views of the mountains and is very private. Close to bathrooms & trails. Peaceful. Camp Loop 2 has great views of the lake but is more crowded. Close to concession stand, beach & bathrooms. Beautiful... More