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Casual Hike with Rewarding Views

We spent a couple of hours hiking Eagle Falls/Loop on a Saturday and while it was busy, it wasn't... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Ami C
via mobile
Eagle falls, Eagle lake

Hiked from the parking area to lower eagle falls and on up to Eagle Lake. About 1 mile in and 1... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
dfwinjurylawyer
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Dallas, Texas
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This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“short hike” (9 reviews)
“parking area” (5 reviews)
“great hike” (5 reviews)
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24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours hiking Eagle Falls/Loop on a Saturday and while it was busy, it wasn't prohibitive. It's an easy to moderate hike, with well maintained, easily identifiable trails. Lots of places to pull off and enjoy the scenery. It was hot--bring...More

Thank Ami C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Hiked from the parking area to lower eagle falls and on up to Eagle Lake. About 1 mile in and 1 mile back. The trip is less than 500 feet of elevation change, but, you are climbing nearly the entire way and mostly the trail...More

2  Thank dfwinjurylawyer
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely get here early! At 9:15 we still got a parking spot right at the trailhead, but by the time we got back from the lake around 11 parking was a zoo! Unless you get lucky and catch someone leaving, you're going to have a...More

1  Thank Jace B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Just a short drive from South Lake Tahoe, you can take in an enjoyable short hike up to Eagle Falls. The view from the hike is awesome.

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hike up through a trail to a scenic lake. Wear a suit and bring towels to jump In the lake. What a breathtaking view!

1  Thank Tropics_chick
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We just did it 2 days ago with 2 families and 3 small kids - 1yr, 3yr, 4yr old. - It is only about 10-15min to go up to see the nice falls - hike is bit rocky but not bad, no strollers though. If...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The hike from the parking area to the falls is only about 1/4 mile. It's uphill, but the trail is well maintained. It's an easy trail for kids, but keep a close watch on them, since there are some drop-offs. The falls are beautiful. There...More

1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Eagle Falls is spectacular. We got to the trailhead by 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning and were able to find parking in the lot (on a fee free day even), but it filled up soon afterwards. The hike is steep up to the falls....More

2  Thank DodgersMom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

As many times as I have been to South Lake Tahoe, I never knew there were so many beautiful waterfalls. Eagle Falls is a must for all to see. It is only a few miles from the city and has some amazing waterfalls. There are...More

Thank PhOtOqueen2014
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Discovered this waterfall on accident and boy were we glad we did! This is easily accessible from the main road. There are hiking/walking trails surrounding it so you can definitely get some amazing photos.

Thank BrenJ2012
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