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Waterfalls are everywhere

You will hear the sound of waterfalls all along the trail. Those waterfalls are everywhere. They... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Olga T
,
Chicago, Illinois
A quick must-do if you can get parked

This review is for the falls accessible right at the highway, at the Eagle Lake trailhead. We... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Cameron M
,
Martinez, California, United States
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This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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24 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

You will hear the sound of waterfalls all along the trail. Those waterfalls are everywhere. They are not large, but the sound they make is an experience on its own.

Thank Olga T
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This review is for the falls accessible right at the highway, at the Eagle Lake trailhead. We showed up at 930am Saturday 9Sept and got a fairly safe spot on the side of the road near the actual parking lot. We went up to the...More

1  Thank Cameron M
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was a great hike! A little strenuous but we all did it. Our group were in their 50's, 60's and 70's. It was roughly 1.5 hours up and 45 minutes down.

2  Thank Clifford Y
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great small hike to see Eagle Falls. The falls are really beautiful and the views of Lake Tahoe are a great bonus. Well worth the time to see.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Enjoyed this short hike with our kids and continuing on to see Eagle lake. The trail is well marked, shaded and has a gradual incline.

2  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is a fairly simple hike, the round trip is about 3 miles up to Eagle lake, the scenes are spectacular, you get fantastic views of the lake, the falls and the mountains on the way. I found myself stopping to take pictures every couple...More

3  Thank pd1981
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We tried to go the first time but it was too crowded. We decided go back earlier he next day on a Sunday, what a difference! Easy access and parking! We were able to enjoyed the lower access to Eagle Falls and my family enjoyed...More

1  Thank MaryCasas2boys
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place is absolutely gorgeous!! From the lower falls near the parking lot all the way up to Eagle Lake. The hike is 3.1 miles total round trip. It is mainly a rock stair case with only a few flatter spots to catch your breath....More

2  Thank Htown77
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I had seen these falls once before. That time was in late June. Seeing them in the first week of May with the snow melting was so much batter. I loved them. And it's way less crowded.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Staying in South Lake Tahoe we saw that the first "must see" stop was Emerald Bay and a short hike to Eagle Lake and Eagle Falls. We arrived around 9am and were the second car in the lot. We did the short hike up to...More

2  Thank M M
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