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Though quite strenuous to get to, Amphitheater Lake is worth the journey. In fact, its remote and hard-to-get-to nature might be what makes it so special.

The lake itself is stunning, especially with Disappointment Peak looming overhead. However, the journey is also part of the reward; the closer you get to the lake, the better the views become of the valley below.

If you're lucky enough to obtain a free backcountry camping permit through the first come, first serve process, or through reservation, don't miss an opportunity to camp at Surprise Lake.

All-Day Hike: Follow the Amphitheater Lake hike.

Gem Type: Lake

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Tom Robson

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Jul 7, 2020
Natalie Sobecki
Wow! Pretty difficult hike with all the incline. Stopped off at Delta lake on the way back.
Aug 15, 2019
Robin Gross
Jun 28, 2019
Tom Ksobiech
Aug 17, 2018
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Aug 4, 2018
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