Alta Lake State Park

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Alta Lake State Park


Location:4 miles southwest of Pateros off State Route 153.
Facilities:168 campsites, 32 utility campsites (with water and electrical hookups; 1 @di), group camp, 4 restrooms (é), showers, picnic shelter, picnic areas, hiking trails (2 miles), swimming area, boat launch, dock, park store.
Activities:Camping, boating, windsurfing, fishing, swimming, hiking.
Special Features:Located in north-central Washington, where mountain pine forests meet the desert. Alta Lake is about two miles long and a half-mile wide, and was named by Mr Heinz, a jeweler who was mining in the area. Finding the lake without a name he named it after his daughter.
Address:40 Star Rt
Pateros, WA 98846

Phone:509-923-2473
Web: www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Alta%20Lake
Size: 181 acres.

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Alta Lake Station house is located on the west shore of Alta Lake in Alta Lake Park.
Comfort station #14 replacement, Alta Lake State Park, Pateros; apparent low bidder was Halme Builders.
The nearby village of Malott remained under evacuation for a second day, Worden said, and residents near the adjacent community of Alta Lake were told to leave on Friday.
The county sheriff, Frank Rogers, said his team counted 30 houses and trailers destroyed in Pateros, another 40 in a community just outside the town at Alta Lake, and about 25 homes destroyed elsewhere in the county of about 40,000 people.
Rogers said Friday morning that his team counted 30 homes and trailers destroyed in Pateros, another 40 in a community just outside the town at Alta Lake and about 25 homes destroyed elsewhere in the county of about 40,000 people.
The resort lies in the shadow of the neighbouring Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and the valley boasts lush green forests and five stunning lakes, including Alta Lake, Lost Lake and the glacial Green Lake, all begging to be explored whether hiking, biking or canoeing.
You pedal out of the village on a mountain bike and work your way along paths by the Whistler Golf Club until you get to Alta Lake and a rendezvous with the outfitters.
As I wheeled up to the launching area at Alta Lake, I joined about a dozen people who were undertaking paddle-only trips.
Installation of a sewer to service the lots on Alta Lake Road not already connected to a municipal sewer.
The West Side Alta Lake area is the last remaining residential area of the municipality that is unsewered.
From Telluride, take State Highway 145 south to the Alta Lakes turnoff.