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)
Monday 03/27 40%
Snow showers will become more widely scattered for the afternoon. High 38F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Tuesday 03/28 0%
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 46F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 03/29 10%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 54F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 03/30 80%
Cloudy with rain and snow in the morning. Snow showers in the afternoon. High near 40F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Friday 03/31 0%
Generally sunny. High around 45F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
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)