An easy hike to a 65-foot cascade.

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Description

Cascade Falls is a popular short hike in the Emerald Bay area, located on the southwest corner of Lake Tahoe.

This quick jaunt measures just 1.3 miles round-trip from the Bayview Campground, and with fairly easy hiking the entire way, it's a true crowd-pleaser. The ultimate destination is Cascade Falls itself, which drops 65+ feet over boulders and rocks.

This tumbling cascade causes the water from the stream to mist into the air (especially when it's flowing at a lower water level), providing a surreal view when the sun shines through it. Sources: https://visitlaketahoe.com/hike/cascade-falls-trail/ https://visitlaketahoe.com/hike/lake-tahoe-waterfalls-cascade-falls/