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Lake Tahoe Hiking Trails

Lake Tahoe Hiking Trails

For day hikes or backpacking, easy to challenging—you’ll want to check out these top Lake Tahoe hiking trails.

various levels
North and West Lake Tahoe trails with last stops for a cold one.
moderate
Lightly trafficked, 6.9 mi out and back near a small lake. No dogs.
moderate
6.3 mi out and back. Best July through October. Fabulous views.
moderate
8.1 mi loop by a small lake. Year-round and dog-friendly.
moderate
4.7 mi out and back that is good for kids and trail running.
all levels
1.9-mi loop walking trail including Lake Tahoe shoreline. No dogs.
moderate
10.6-mi loop, reaching the 2nd tallest peak at Lake Tahoe. Dogs ok.
difficult
10.2 mi out and back. Among the best Lake Tahoe hiking trails for views.
moderate
6.6 mi out and back from High Meadows. Lake elev. 9009 ft.
all levels
11.2 miles of interpretive loops. Scenic with seasonal wildflowers.
difficult
Around Lake Tahoe (172.5 mi). Multiple trailheads for out and back.
moderate
3.6 mi out and back, easy for the first 10 minutes. Small waterfall.
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