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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Nice easy walk

Great walk plus very educational. Plenty of places to sit down if need. Learned a lot and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Fort Worth, TX
A Quick and Fun Family Excursion

I recommend this for families with small kids. It's an easy walk -- flat 1/2 mile on asphalt. The... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great walk plus very educational. Plenty of places to sit down if need. Learned a lot and enjoy the experience.

Thank JSipll
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I recommend this for families with small kids. It's an easy walk -- flat 1/2 mile on asphalt. The fields and streams are nice, and the underwater aquarium is very well done. I wouldn't recommend driving out of your way to see this, but if...More

1  Thank PBProf
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A loop trail to better the wetland portion of Lake Tahoe. I especially enjoyed the underwater display and the beaver demonstration area.

Thank Travel_bug0707
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The lovely visitors center with all of the informative displays and helpful staff can give a more natural perspective to this amazing area. The Rainbow Trail and easy walk are perfect for individuals or families of any age and offer insight into the ecology of...More

Thank foodie831
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wonderful place! You can see salmon spawning, eagles nesting. You can walk along a beautiful trail or along the beach. Recommend this to everyone.

Thank apalategui
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Every one needs to take this easy walk to enjoy real Tahoe, kokanee running, beavers, bears, eagles ,,,,,,and more

1  Thank 2014CostaRica
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The rhythm of water tributaries, plant and animal life is beautifully presented. Visitors are invited to follow a short walk, ( handicap Acc. ), thru a marsh where Taylor Creek meets Lake Tahoe. In the fall Kokane Salmon make their way upstream to lay eggs...More

Thank A6637HKelenan
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We took our adult children plus our grandsons and we all enjoyed the Rainbow trail very much. The interactive elements of the trail added to the experience.

Thank crossfam11
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Taylor Creek is a great way to have the kids get closer to nature. It's fun to see the fish swimming around. As we walked to the center we heard beaver splash into the creek. Visitors go underground to get this eye view of the...More

1  Thank ELba W
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Sufficient parking. Small center, but Informative. Nice book section. We went part way down the Lake Trail and got some nice pictures. Another person in our group took the trail that was a loop and said it took about 20 minutes. Plants in the outside...More

Thank SMGrandma
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robert c
27 June 2017|
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Response from Mytinimartini | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. There was one section that was closed off due to flooding but well marked with signs
4 June 2017|
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Response from kimfE3697VE | Reviewed this property |
The trails are open for walking 24 hours a day. The Rainbow Trail is the exception at the moment. It is normally a loop trail, however currently about 25 yards of this trail is closed due to high water, While the majority... More
Charlesvincent A
21 March 2017|
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Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much snow is left. The paved trails are not plowed. The visitors center will probably not be open until Memorial Day.

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