Tahoe National Forest

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230 mi 371 km

Hikes

397 mi 640 km

Trails
Gems
2 Gems

Easy Trails
34 Trails
Intermediate Trails
46 Trails
Hard Trails
5 Trails

Food and 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
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!!!
Spoon Can't go wrong with the chicken parm. Portions are big. BYOB
Six Peaks Grille Their Sunday brunch is a thing of beauty.
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.  
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.
The Bridgetender Try the waffle fries.
Za's Order pizza and poppers to Pete and Peter's.
The Blue Agave Amazing tequila selection! Try the top shelf margarita!
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 Sweet potato casserole side was amazing! A must get.
120 Grove St, Tahoe City CA — (530) 583-4227
West Shore Cafe & Inn Makes Garwoods look like McDonalds
5160 W Lake Blvd, Homewood CA — (530) 525-5200
Obexers General Store Obexers is an amazing place for deli style food, great craft beers and friendly staff! We love Obexers!
Suger Pine Cakery Friendly folks and yummy espresso
Sierra Mountaineering - Level 3: Summit Challenge: Mar 25 - Donner Summit SNO-PARK
You have learned the skills, now join REI Outdoor School in a summit attempt of the steep, snow-covered Castle Peak. Ultimately topping out at 9100 feet to the best views around, this is a perfect class to get more comfortable with technique, or simply as a great day of training for that next big ascent! Details
Winter Navigation With Map & Compass: Mar 25 - Donner Summit SNO-PARK
Head out into the snow for a day of hands-on navigation training with the REI Outdoor School. We will don our snowshoes and teach you all the basics of navigating with a map and compass even when the trails are covered in snow. Details
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Trails in Tahoe National Forest - 66

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South Lake Tahoe, CA
65.2 mi 105.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Truckee, CA
7.8 mi 12.5 km Truckee, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2.4 mi 3.9 km
#4 Glacier Lake Trail
Downieville, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km Downieville, CA
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Truckee, CA
8.2 mi 13.2 km Truckee, CA
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Kingsbury, NV
23.0 mi 37.1 km Kingsbury, NV
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9.8 mi 15.8 km
#7 Grouse Ridge Trail
Truckee, CA
9.8 mi 15.8 km Truckee, CA
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#8 Castle Peak Trail
Truckee, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Truckee, CA
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2.5 mi 4.0 km
#9 Eagle Lake Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.2 mi 6.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
32.9 mi 52.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Truckee, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Truckee, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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10.4 mi 16.8 km
#15 Meeks Bay Trail
Tahoma, CA
10.4 mi 16.8 km Tahoma, CA
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Truckee, CA
14.9 mi 24.0 km Truckee, CA
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3.2 mi 5.1 km
#17 Ellis Peak Trail
Tahoma, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km Tahoma, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Tahoma, CA
16.7 mi 26.9 km Tahoma, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
18.1 mi 29.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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