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.
If you can’t get a wilderness camping permit, check out the Big Meadow Trailhead. There are multiple camping opportunities, including Round Lake.
The Wildflowers of Winnemucca Lake One of Lake Tahoe's most spectacular wildflower hikes is the five mile round-trip hike to Winnemucca Lake via Carson Pass. Trailhead: Carson Pass Visitor's Center, Highway 88 - Open in Google Maps. Length: 5 miles round trip; 2-3...
Weather (Stateline, NV)
Wednesday 08/23 20%
Sun and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 75F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 08/24 0%
Sunny skies. High 78F. ESE winds shifting to W at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 08/25 0%
Sunny. High near 80F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 08/26 0%
Sunny. High 83F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 08/27 0%
Sunshine. High around 85F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 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)
Granite Lake (2.3 miles)
Skunk Harbor (3 miles)
Five Lakes Trail (4 miles)
Round Top & Winnemucca Lakes Loop (4.5 miles)
Mount Judah Loop (4.6 miles)
Winnemucca Lake via Carson Pass (5 miles)
Dardanelles Lake (7.8 miles)
Loch Leven Lakes (8 miles)
Ophir Creek to Price Lake (8 miles)
Twin Lakes & Tunnel Creek (8.5 miles)
Marlette Lake via N. Canyon (9 miles)
Lake Sylvia (9.4 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)
Granite Lake (Moderate)
Dardanelles Lake (Moderate)
Winnemucca Lake via Carson Pass (Moderate)
Mount Judah Loop (Moderate)
Round Top & Winnemucca Lakes Loop (Moderate)
Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to South Camp Peak (Moderate)
Lake Sylvia (Moderate)
Marlette Lake via N. Canyon (Moderate)
Star Lake (Moderate)
Twin Lakes & Tunnel Creek Rd (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)