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498 mi 802 km of trail 23 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 50 Trails Intermediate Trails 70 Trails Hard Trails 5 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!
Cornice Cantina Really tasty buffalo wings with sauces on the side. Fish tacos were just ok. Good spot for a bite and beer after a day of runs at squaw
Six Peaks Grille Their Sunday brunch is a thing of beauty.
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 I liked the shrimp sandwich.. The place has fantastic seats.. The staff is fine.. 8/10
120 Grove St, Tahoe City CA — (530) 583-4227
The Bridgetender Try the waffle fries.
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
Zephyr Lodge at Northstar Get a large salad at the salad bar for $11.80 with your season pass discount. Pile it on big time and split it with a friend - you'll be full...
5001 Northstar Dr, Truckee CA — (530) 562-2267

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Gems in Tahoe National Forest - 2

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Featured Hikes in Tahoe National Forest - 23

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Trails in Tahoe National Forest - 102

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South Lake Tahoe, CA
65.2 mi 105.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2.4 mi 3.9 km
#2 Glacier Lake Trail
Downieville, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km Downieville, CA
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Kings Beach, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Kings Beach, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
6.5 mi 10.4 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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4.9 mi 7.9 km
#5 Star Lake Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.9 mi 7.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
5.6 mi 9.0 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
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Truckee, CA
7.8 mi 12.5 km Truckee, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Icy
56 days ago
Truckee, CA
8.2 mi 13.2 km Truckee, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Icy
56 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.2 mi 0.3 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Icy: A little icy towards the platform.
91 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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10.4 mi 16.8 km
#11 Meeks Bay Trail
Tahoma, CA
10.4 mi 16.8 km Tahoma, CA
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2.5 mi 4.0 km
#12 Eagle Falls Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Bad / Closed
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Snowy, Icy - Very icy up to Eagle Lake. Beyond that, the trail becomes increasingly snowy and impossible to navigate without GPS.
92 days ago
9.8 mi 15.8 km
#13 Grouse Ridge Trail
Truckee, CA
9.8 mi 15.8 km Truckee, CA
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Truckee, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km Truckee, CA
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Kingsbury, NV
23.0 mi 37.1 km Kingsbury, NV
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
18.1 mi 29.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#17 Castle Peak Trail
Truckee, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Truckee, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Icy
56 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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4.2 mi 6.7 km
#20 Bayview Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.2 mi 6.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Bad / Closed
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Snowy, Icy - Thick layer of snow on the higher elevations.
92 days ago

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