33 adventures

The best Adventures on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Shirley Canyon Trail

Summer hike in Squaw Valley along a cascading creek and steep rock slabs surrounded by granite peaks.
Difficult
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Echo Lakes to Barker Pass

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.
Difficult
Private
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Freel Peak

Climb to the summit of the tallest mountain peak in the Lake Tahoe region.
Difficult
Private

Martis Creek Trail

Easy nature walk along a creek with mountains on the horizon and a good chance of spotting wildlife.
Easy
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Brockway Summit to Mt. Rose Summit/Tahoe Meadows

A strenuous but gorgeous segment through the Mount Rose Wilderness Area and over the trail’s highest point, Relay Peak (10,338 ft).
Difficult
Private
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Mount Rose Summit

Strenuous ascent to a big reward atop the highest peak on Lake Tahoe’s Nevada side.
Difficult
Private
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Tunnel Creek Trail

Rewarding uphill hike from Incline Village, Nevada with big views over Lake Tahoe and access to other great trails.
Moderate
Private

Tryumph

Great trail for beginners or to warm up on.
Easy
Private

Fibreboard Freeway

Longest Loop & Best Views of Lake Tahoe
Easy
Private
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Echo Lakes Trail

Stroll along a portion of the Tahoe Rim Trail beside large alpine lakes.
Easy
Private

Mountain View

Access East Ridge from Tahoe Zephyr Express
Moderate
Private
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Stateline Lookout

Short uphill hike to a beautiful viewpoint and historic fire lookout over the north end of Lake Tahoe.
Easy
Private
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Spooner Lake Loop

Easy hike around picturesque Spooner Lake, among summer wildflowers or fall foliage.
Easy
Private

Watson Lake

Hike to a secluded mountain lake
Moderate
Private

Crossover

Access both sides of the bike park
Easy
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner Summit to Kingsbury South Connector

This relatively short section traverses the west side of the Carson Range through lush conifer forest, stands of aspen, and flowery meadows.
Difficult
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Mt. Rose Summit/Tahoe Meadows to Spooner Summit

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.
Difficult
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Kingsbury South Connector to Big Meadow

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.
Difficult
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Big Meadow to Echo Lakes

Explore a patchwork of forests, meadows, and lakes in the Upper Truckee River Basin south of Lake Tahoe.
Difficult
Private
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Chimney Beach Trail to Marlette Lake

Uphill hike through forest to a large alpine reservoir perched in the mountains above Lake Tahoe, with access to the historic Flume Trail.
Difficult
Private
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Marlette Lake Trail

Colorful forest hike to Marlette Lake, a historic reservoir with historic cabins near its shore and on the particularly picturesque Chimney Point.
Moderate
Private
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Eagle Falls Trail to Eagle Lake

Easy uphill hike past a waterfall to a lake in the mountains outside Emerald Bay State Park.
Easy
Private
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Moraine Trail

Short trail from Fallen Leaf Lake Campground with views of the lake and Taylor Creek.
Easy
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Tahoe City to Brockway Summit

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

Monument

A Seat at the Peak
Moderate
Private
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Mount Tallac

Stroll through the forest past alpine lakes, then tackle a strenuous climb to the top of the proudest peak on Lake Tahoe's shore.
Difficult
Private
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Rubicon Trail

A scenic hike along Lake Tahoe's shore that links overlooks, swimming beaches, a waterfall, and a historic mansion in two state parks.
Moderate
Private
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Tahoe Rim Trail: Barker Pass to Tahoe City

Hike along the rolling ridgelines west of Lake Tahoe with epic views over the lake and tranquility among shady forest and flowery meadows.
Difficult
Private
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Tamarack Lake Trail

Ascend steeply through intimidating cliff bands to reach a high saddle on Echo Peak, then drop down into a granite basin of sparkling lakes in the Desolation Wilderness.
Difficult
Private
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Angora Lakes Trail

Short hike to a stunning alpine lake with the amenities of day-use or overnight kayak and cabin rentals at Angora Lakes Resort.
Moderate
Private
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Five Lakes Trail

A scenic climb up and out of Alpine Meadows Valley, over a high granite ridge that conceals a beautiful lake-filled basin.
Moderate
Private
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Glen Alpine Trail to Gilmore Lake

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.
Moderate
Private

Lookout

Secluded Portion of the Mountain
Moderate
Private