Lake Tahoe Hikes
(my latest project, started April 2015)
Hiking icon indicates day hike, tent icon indicates overnighters or day hikes best done as overnighters, and blue snowshoeing icon is for winter hikes.
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Recommended trail map: Lake Tahoe Basin Trail Map
Waterproof, tear proof, and highly detailed. $11.99. Covers Fourth of July Lake to the south, and all the way north to Stampede Reservoir. Always in my pocket.
This moderately difficult snowshoeing trail will take you to beautiful Angora Lakes and the Angora Lookout with views of Fallen Leaf Lake & Lake Tahoe.
Grass Lake, near Luther Pass, is one of the easiest snowshoe trails near South Lake Tahoe. You can make it as long, as short, or as flat as you like.
Weather (Stateline, NV)
- 2:42 PM PST on February 24, 2017
- 7:00 AM PST on February 27, 2017
Friday 02/24 20%
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid teens.
Saturday 02/25 20%
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 32F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday 02/26 40%
Sunny skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional snow showers in the afternoon. High 32F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Monday 02/27 30%
A few snow showers scattered about the area in the morning, otherwise a good deal of clouds. High around 30F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
Tuesday 02/28 10%
A mainly sunny sky. High 34F. Winds light and variable.
Hikes by Distance
Chimney Beach (0.7 miles)
Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Loop (1.3 miles)
Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake (1.5 miles)
Cascade Falls (2 miles)
Spooner Lake Loop (2 miles)
Glen Alpine Springs (2 miles)
Skunk Harbor (3 miles)
Five Lakes Trail (4 miles)
Round Top & Winnemucca Lakes Loop (4.5 miles)
Mount Judah Loop (4.6 miles)
Dardanelles Lake (7.8 miles)
Loch Leven Lakes (8 miles)
Ophir Creek to Price Lake (8 miles)
Marlette Lake via N. Canyon (9 miles)
Castle Peak (9.6 miles)
Mt. Rose Summit (10 miles)
Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to South Camp Peak (10 miles)
Velma Lakes (10.2 miles)
Star Lake (11.2 miles)
Freel Peak (14.2 miles)
Marlette Lake via Tunnel Creek (15 miles)
Hikes by Difficulty
Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Loop (Easy)
Chimney Beach (Easy)
Cascade Falls (Easy)
Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake (Easy)
Spooner Lake Loop (Easy)
Glen Alpine Springs (Easy)
Skunk Harbor (Moderate)
Five Lakes Trail (Moderate)
Dardanelles Lake (Moderate)
Mount Judah Loop (Moderate)
Round Top & Winnemucca Lakes Loop (Moderate)
Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to South Camp Peak (Moderate)
Marlette Lake via N. Canyon (Moderate)
Star Lake (Moderate)
Ophir Creek to Price Lake (Moderate)
Mt. Rose Summit (Moderate)
Loch Leven Lakes (Moderate)
Marlette Lake via Tunnel Creek (Moderate)
Velma Lakes (Moderate)
Freel Peak (Moderate to Difficult)
Castle Peak (Difficult)