The crystal clear alpine lakes throughout the county provide numerous opportunities for kayaking and canoeing, often combined with overnight camping. Popular waters on the west slope include Lake Alpine, Spicer, and Utica an Union Reservoirs. Blue Lakes, Caples Lake, and Silver Lake are popular paddling destinations along the crest.
For those looking for more remote and lengthy getaways, overnight trips amongst these world-class waters are also possible. Alpine County provides the kind of seclusion and solitude not often found at more accessible locations, and some of the most pristine kayaking and canoeing in the country!