Tahoe National Forest

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438 mi 704 km of trail 22 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 41 Trails Intermediate Trails 54 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Gold Coast Complex Time for a break and a cheeseburger
Wildflour Chocolate chip cookies are the best I've ever had
PlumpJack Cafe The halibut is really good...
Soupa spinach blue cheese soup omfg. oh and a cheddar grilled cheese, please!
Six Peaks Grille Their Sunday brunch is a thing of beauty.
Crest Cafe and Catering The philly cheese steak is my go to! And ask for a side of Au jus! Also, if Danielle is working make sure you get a latte. PERFECT FOAM.
Rosie's Cafe Order the Zucchini loaf. Just like moms, and en entire loaf for $6!
Syd's Bagelry Huevos rancheros bagel. Add bacon.
Moe's Original Bar B Que Good food and reasonably priced. Not the greatest bbq
120 Grove St, Tahoe City CA — (530) 583-4227
The Bridgetender Try the waffle fries.
Bacchi's Raviolis are made right there on premises! Minestrone is delicious!
New Moon Natural Foods Five "C's" salad and Fish Tacos delicious. SOrder ahead if you are in a hurry. Otherwise, shop the organic produce section for excellent quality and value.
Suger Pine Cakery Friendly folks and yummy espresso
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet Store Deena makes the best everything. And omgomgomg eat the chinese chicken salad or meat loaf sandwich. Oh...Having free wifi doesn't hurt either.  
Spoon Can't go wrong with the chicken parm. Portions are big. BYOB
Fire Sign Cafe Blueberry muffins are amazing, plus the bacon is really good, and they have an amazing selections of omelette. I come here every time im in tahoe!!!
West Shore Market Finally, a great take out or eat-in market and deli near Sunnyside. Full stockage of good booze, grillables, deli stuff, healthy snacks, and even gelati. Whoo!
Donner Lake Kitchen Donner Lake Kitchen returns to Truckee after being gone for four years! We are so happy and thrilled to be back serving breakfast & lunch all day, every day!
Schaeffer's Camp Now with WiFi!
Northstar, Truckee CA — (530) 562-2512

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Featured Hikes in Tahoe National Forest - 22

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South Lake Tahoe, CA
65.2 mi 105.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
All Clear
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41 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
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2.4 mi 3.9 km
#3 Glacier Lake Trail
Downieville, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km Downieville, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
16 days ago
9.8 mi 15.8 km
#4 Grouse Ridge Trail
Truckee, CA
9.8 mi 15.8 km Truckee, CA
All Clear
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Dry
19 days ago
Truckee, CA
7.8 mi 12.5 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
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Truckee, CA
8.2 mi 13.2 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
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2.5 mi 4.0 km
#7 Eagle Lake Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry - Some water on trail
87 days ago
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
5.6 mi 9.0 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
Unknown
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10.4 mi 16.8 km
#9 Meeks Bay Trail
Tahoma, CA
10.4 mi 16.8 km Tahoma, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees - Some mud first 2 miles, after mostly dry. Just past hidden lake the trail is washed out. It is possible to cross vi...
53 days ago
Kingsbury, NV
23.0 mi 37.1 km Kingsbury, NV
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#11 Castle Peak Trail
Truckee, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Truckee, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees: Trailhead is just off the road. The gate is closed due to downed trees. Patches of snow as of 7/9, so hiking road is faster.
39 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud: Pyramid Creek is as massive and impressive as all Sierra rivers this 2017 melt season. Still worth a bit of ambiguous runoff.
74 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
32.9 mi 52.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.2 mi 6.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud: Pyramid Creek is as massive and impressive as all Sierra rivers this 2017 melt season. Still worth a bit of ambiguous runoff.
74 days ago
Tahoe Vista, CA
20.2 mi 32.5 km Tahoe Vista, CA
Unknown
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3.2 mi 5.1 km
#17 Ellis Peak Trail
Tahoma, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km Tahoma, CA
Unknown
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Tahoma, CA
16.7 mi 26.9 km Tahoma, CA
Unknown
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Truckee, CA
39.1 mi 62.9 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
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Downieville, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km Downieville, CA
All Clear
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Dry
11 days ago

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