ACCESS: The Redfish Trailhead is very popular and serves many trails. Do not park in no parking zones. Please do not park off the side of the road in the sagebrush or other vegetation, it destroys the delicate alpine habitat.
Trailhead: Redfish Lake Trailhead or Inlet Trailhead
Round trip: 11.2 miles
Elevation gain: 1650 ft
The hike to Alpine Lake begins at the Redfish Inlet Trailhead. You must either take the boat shuttle to the Inlet Trailhead or hike 5 miles and 1000ft of elevation from the Redfish Trailhead. The trail follows Redfish Creek up the Redfish Canyon. At Flat Rock Junction it begins to climb the side of the canyon up to Alpine Lake. Enjoy beautiful views up and down Redfish Canyon on the first several sets of switchbacks. Campfires are never allowed at Alpine Lake.