Wallowas: Stunning natural wonder in Oregon with hiking trails, Wallowa Lake Tramway, and camping at Wallowa Lake State Park.
Idaho's Sawtooths: Stunning range with beautiful alpine lakes like Sawtooth Lake. Hiking here offers breathtaking vistas of Mount Regan.
Glacier NP's Hidden Lake: Pristine alpine gem. Accessible via a scenic 3-mile trek. Clear waters, breathtaking surroundings.
Big Bear Lake: SoCal's all-season haven in San Bernardino Mountains. 22 miles of shoreline offer endless outdoor fun. Perfect for water sports and peaceful retreats.
Lake Tahoe: Stunning alpine lake on CA-NV border. Highest and second deepest in US. Mesmerizing, crystal-clear waters. A true American icon.
Mirror Lake: Iconic alpine beauty in Colorado at 11,020 ft. Strenuous 8-mile hike, but worth it. Nestled in glacier-carved gorge, surrounded by forests and snow-covered peaks.
Lake Blanche: Accessible alpine gem in Utah's Wasatch Mtns. Stunning at 9,000 ft. ADA-accessible trail, scenic waterfalls, and canyons. Sundial Peak overlooks the lake
Spruce Knob Lake: Alpine paradise in West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest. Magnificent views at 4,863 ft. Alpine Lake Resort offers kayaking, canoeing, and mountain escape in mid-Atlantic.
Lake of the Clouds: Heavenly alpine lake in Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire. Series of lakes, popular AMC hut.
Lake Champlain: Stunning border lake between NY and VT. History-rich with French & Indian War, Revolution, and War of 1812. Popular summer destination with azure waters.