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Recommended Routes in Kirkwood - 3

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Favorite Looking back at Round Top Lake from the summit of Round Top.
Difficult

Round Top Loop

6.9 mi 11.2 km 2,162' Up 658.89 m Up 2,162' Down 658.97 m Down

South L…, CA
Favorite Carson Spur
Intermediate/Difficult

Thunder Mountain

7.9 mi 12.8 km 1,858' Up 566.35 m Up 1,858' Down 566.26 m Down

South L…, CA
Favorite Scenery along the trail.
Intermediate

Dangberg Loop

4.4 mi 7.0 km 650' Up 198.03 m Up 646' Down 196.85 m Down

South L…, CA

Kirkwood Hiking

  • 85 Miles 137 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 20 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Kirkwood - 23

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0.8 mi 1.3 km #1Round Top Summit Trail
Very Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Very Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2Showers Lake, Little Round Top peak from Schneider Cow Camp, h…
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #3Round Top Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
18.1 mi 29.1 km #4TRT: Big Meadow to Echo Lake
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #5Winnemucca Lake Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #6Fourth of July Lake Trail #18E13.1
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #7Lake Margaret Trail
Easy/Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Easy/Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #8Emigrant Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
6.5 mi 10.5 km #9Thunder Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
7.9 mi 12.8 km #10Summit City Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Photos of Kirkwood - 19

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On trail to Showers Lake with views of Big Meadow Creek area and South Lake Tahoe!
Feb 4, 2016 near South L…, CA
Fooling around on a rock in Eldorado National Forest!
Feb 4, 2016 near South L…, CA
Schneider Cow Camp from Caples Lake, Eldorado N.F.
Feb 4, 2016 near South L…, CA
Looking back at Round Top Lake from the summit of Round Top.
Dec 24, 2016 near South L…, CA
Emigrant Lake.
Oct 3, 2017 near South L…, CA
Looking north across Round Lake.
Jun 17, 2020 near South L…, CA
Morning at Round Lake after an overnight snow dusting in the middle of June 2020.
Jun 17, 2020 near South L…, CA
Perfect day hiking on Round Top Loop.
Jul 28, 2019 near South L…, CA