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One of the more beautiful

The Tahoe National Forest is definitely one of the more beautiful forests in the United States... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Gorgeous Trees & River

Love the Yuba and Downie Rivers! Downieville is a quaint town with a couple of great swimming... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Ally G
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Auburn, California
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5 Aug 2018
“One of the more beautiful”
24 Jul 2018
“Gorgeous Trees & River ”
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A great area for mountain biking.
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The Tahoe National Forest is definitely one of the more beautiful forests in the United States. Encompasses an enormous area and many different activities.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Love the Yuba and Downie Rivers! Downieville is a quaint town with a couple of great swimming holes - one right in town where the rivers come together and the other just up 49 after you pass through town toward Sierra City.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The Tahoe national forrest is one of the best ran in California. Free dry camping throughout with a type of beauty you can't find anywhere in the state. The emerald pools area is my favorite. Great place for off roaders and hikers, with amazing photo...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed a great hike to the Sierra Buttes, parking at the Tamarack Lake trailhead. Although there was fresh snow and it was a little icy, it was a great hike ~ 6 miles out and back. Some cool winds so layers were nice to...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were all over the Tahoe National Forest for the entire weekend and it was incredible. Highway 49 travels right through it and there is recreation everywhere.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to drive on this route which is really a beautiful scenic area with lots of vista stops to check out the views around one. It was not too busy on the roads so we had a good leisurely drive.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We visited Tahoe National Forest in June 2017. This is a beautiful forest area; one of our favorite places to visit it is in the Lake Tahoe area. Its always so nice to see in the summer.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a very nice drive from Reno through Tahoe National Forest to Sacramento area. The trees were beautiful with the snow. People were building snow men. Tahoe National Forest is an area of 1362 square miles.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

one of my all time favorite towns, charming, quaint, and so beautiful. I visit quite often and the restarants and bars are friendly and nice, also the motels are affordable and clean, I will always come back.

Thank Jennym M
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We went to Tahoe National Forest after the mid November 2015 storm snow. Its so great to see the pines covered in snow. A nice drive is on highway 80 to see them, but best is to get off the main road and see them...More

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