Loch Leven Lakes

Loch Leven Lakes
Loch Leven Lakes

Lakes + Reservoirs + RiversTrails + Paved Paths + Access

About Us

Hikers who enjoy swimming in alpine lakes are drawn to this scenic hike that leads to four lakes at the end of Donner Summit Trail.

Mileage to the first lake is two miles and one and a half miles futher is High Loch Leven Lake.

There is plenty of swimming and it's a great place to picnic as well.


  • Mileage: 2 miles or 3-1/2 miles, one way
  • Level: Moderate
  • Usage: Moderate
  • Access: From I-80, exit at the Big Bend exit. Trailhead is .8 miles east of the Big Bend Visitor Center