21 adventures

Tahoe Rim Trail: Mt. Rose Summit/Tahoe Meadows to Spooner Summit

2,173 - 2,743 m | 36,767 m
Walk the lofty divide between Lake Tahoe’s basin and the Great Basin, with huge views over the desert ranges of Nevada to the east and the familiar blue water to the west.
Easy
Private

Echo Lakes Trail

2,258 - 2,316 m | 8,197 m
Stroll along a portion of the Tahoe Rim Trail beside large alpine lakes.
Easy
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Echo Lakes to Barker Pass

2,111 - 2,861 m | 49,593 m
A section shared with the Pacific Crest Trail that tours many alpine lakes and incredible overlooks in the glacier-carved granite valleys of the Sierra Nevada’s Desolation Wilderness.
Easy
Private

Mount Tallac

1,960 - 2,960 m | 14,914 m
Stroll through the forest past alpine lakes, then tackle a strenuous climb to the top of the proudest peak on Lake Tahoe's shore.
Moderate
Private

Moraine Trail

1,939 - 1,950 m | 1,513 m
Short trail from Fallen Leaf Lake Campground with views of the lake and Taylor Creek.
Easy
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Barker Pass to Tahoe City

1,897 - 2,597 m | 25,580 m
Hike along the rolling ridgelines west of Lake Tahoe with epic views over the lake and tranquility among shady forest and flowery meadows.
Easy
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Tahoe City to Brockway Summit

1,924 - 2,402 m | 30,736 m
Beginning at the lowest elevation point of the Tahoe Rim Trail, this section is the start of a 165-mile journey through the mountains around Lake Tahoe.
Easy
Private

Glen Alpine Trail to Gilmore Lake

1,994 - 2,536 m | 13,407 m
Easy hike past waterfalls, lakes, and a historic springs resort that leads to more strenuous trails in the Desolation Wilderness, including a way to the top of Mount Tallac.
Easy
Private

Rubicon Trail

1,897 - 2,007 m | 9,657 m
A scenic hike along Lake Tahoe's shore that links overlooks, swimming beaches, a waterfall, and a historic mansion in two state parks.
Easy
Private

Eagle Falls Trail to Eagle Lake

2,010 - 2,133 m | 2,880 m
Easy uphill hike past a waterfall to a lake in the mountains outside Emerald Bay State Park.
Easy
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Big Meadow to Echo Lakes

2,201 - 2,738 m | 27,852 m
Explore a patchwork of forests, meadows, and lakes in the Upper Truckee River Basin south of Lake Tahoe.
Easy
Private

Crossover

2,412 - 2,443 m | 1,925 m
Access both sides of the bike park
Easy
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner Summit to Kingsbury South Connector

2,142 - 2,686 m | 27,612 m
This relatively short section traverses the west side of the Carson Range through lush conifer forest, stands of aspen, and flowery meadows.
Easy
Private

Watson Lake

2,399 - 2,451 m | 2,571 m
Hike to a secluded mountain lake
Moderate
Private

Mountain View

2,440 - 2,545 m | 3,187 m
Access East Ridge from Tahoe Zephyr Express
Moderate
Private

Monument

2,605 - 2,623 m | 274 m
A Seat at the Peak
Moderate
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Kingsbury South Connector to Big Meadow

2,224 - 2,962 m | 35,595 m
One of the most scenic parts of the Tahoe Rim Trail, this section begins the visible transition from the arid slopes of the Carson Range to the lake-speckled glacial basins of the greater Sierra Nevada.
Easy
Private

Tryumph

2,086 - 2,412 m | 5,689 m
Great trail for beginners or to warm up on.
Easy
Private

Fibreboard Freeway

2,132 - 2,399 m | 11,276 m
Longest Loop & Best Views of Lake Tahoe
Easy
Private

Tahoe Rim Trail: Brockway Summit to Mt. Rose Summit/Tahoe Meadows

2,139 - 3,146 m | 33,542 m
A strenuous but gorgeous segment through the Mount Rose Wilderness Area and over the trail’s highest point, Relay Peak (10,338 ft).
Easy
Private

Lookout

2,376 - 2,460 m | 1,090 m
Secluded Portion of the Mountain
Moderate
Private