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Trailspotting Lake Tahoe - Best Hikes

Eleven great Lake Tahoe area day-hikes. From remote alpine lakes & motorboat adventures to waterfalls & mountain peaks
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Unknown
Duration: Unknown

Overview :  Many folk venture to the jewel of Northern California with visions of hiking pristine lakes and unspoiled wilderness, yet rarely break... more »

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California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6.5 miles
Duration: Full day
Whether you're approaching on foot, in snowshoes or on cross-country skis this is a great sierra adventure for all.
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Truckee, California, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 3.5 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Enjoy an easy lakeside stroll or snowshoe in the Tahoe National Forest.
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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 6 miles
Duration: Half day
What better way to begin a hike than skimming across the crystal clear alpine waters of Echo Lakes ..
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California, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 4 miles
Duration: Half day
One of the easiest and most accessible hikes in the Granite Chief Wilderness in Lake Tahoe.
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Twin Bridges, California, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
A three mile round-trip hike gets you up close with this spectacular Tahoe waterfall.
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California, United States
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 8 miles
Duration: Full day
High alpine lakes aplenty in the Tahoe National Forest.
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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 9.5 miles
Duration: Full day
Unparalleled vistas await the Tahoe hiker on a memorable journey to the lake’s tallest peak.
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Truckee, California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 5.5 miles
Duration: Half day
Scale two great Northern Sierra peaks in just one short day-hike.
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Twin Bridges, California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 7 miles
Duration: Full day
The thigh-burner of Lake Tahoe, Mt. Ralston rewards intrepid day-hikers with stunning mountain overlooks.
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Reno, Nevada, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 10 miles
Duration: Full day
Conquer the summit of Mt Rose and enjoy the waterfalls, alpine lakes and great Lake Tahoe views.
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California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6.5 miles
Duration: Full day
Pristine alpine lakes, picturesque creeks, abandoned mines and glorious summer wildflower displays.