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The Top 10 Lake Tahoe Hiking

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Planning a Lake Tahoe hike with children can be a challenge. But watching the kids scamper across a wildflower meadow and enjoying the great outdoors is worth the effort. Check out these Lake Tahoe kid-friendly hikes to take the guess work out of the planning.

1. Frog Lake, Winnemucca & Round Top - South Lake Tahoe
Directions : From South Lake Tahoe take Highway 89 to Highway 88 and turn right. Go toward the Carson Pass and park at the Carson Pass ranger station (parking fee required). The trail to all three lakes starts at the top of the pass.

2. Spooner Lake Loop - Glenbrook
Directions : Drive to Spooner Summit on Highway 50, turn north onto Highway 28 near the top. Less than a mile on the right will be the Nevada State Park. The lot has a parking fee.

3. Eagle Falls Trail - South Lake Tahoe
Directions : From South Lake Tahoe, take Highway 89 toward Emerald Bay. The trailhead for Desolation Wilderness and the falls is on the left hand side as you are heading toward the West Shore.

4. Stateline Fire Lookout Trail - North Lake Tahoe
Directions : From Crystal Bay, turn up Reservoir Road near the Tahoe Biltmore Lodge then turn right at the firehouse. Continue up the hill until you reach a point where a steeper U.S. Forest Service road doubles back to the left above you. Follow this for a quarter mile beyond the green metal gate to the parking lot.

5. Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Loop - North Lake Tahoe
Directions : From Incline Village, head up Highway 431 up to the Mount Rose Summit. The trail is 1/2 mile southwest of the summit on Hwy 431. There is parking on the side of the road and at one small parking lot, Look for sign for Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Trail.

6. Loch Leven Lakes Trail - North Lake Tahoe
Directions : Take Interstate 80 toward Sacramento and get off on the Big Bend Exit between exit 166 and 168. The parking lot is 1/8 mile east of the Visitor Center and the trail is across the road.

7. Lake Margaret Trail - South Lake Tahoe
Directions : From South Lake Tahoe take Highway 89 to Highway 88 and turn right. Take Highway 88 past Kirkwood and the trailhead will be just past the Kirkwood gas station on the right hand side.

8. Shirley Lake Trail - West Shore
Directions :In Squaw Valley, pick up the trail at either the Shirley Lake trailhead or the Solitude trailhead.

9. Donner Lake Rim Trail - Truckee
Directions : From old downtown Truckee, take the Lincoln Highway (Donner Pass Road) to Donner Lake. The Donner Lake Memorial is on the east side of the lake.

10. Lam Watah Trail - Glenbrook
Directions : From South Lake Tahoe, take Highway 50 north toward Zephyr Cove. Turn left onto Kahle Drive. The trailhead starts on the right side of the road.


Hikes in Lake Tahoe

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Hikes in Lake Tahoe

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