Tahoe National Forest

Suggestions? Local tips? Tell us!


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
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.
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.
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
West Shore Pizza Great pizza place on the West Side.
7000 Westlake Blvd, Tahoma CA — (530) 525-4771
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!
Completing the TRT- What You Need to Know: May 3 - Reno REI
This event is hosted by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and will include a panel of TRTA guides who've traversed the entire Tahoe Rim Trail in different capacities and amounts of time. Details
Women's Bike Maintenance Basics: May 6 - Reno REI
Join us for a women's introductory bike maintenance class designed to teach you routine maintenance to keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Details
View All Adventures

REI Adventures

Spain Hiking - Camino de Santiago
Bilbao, Spain
Tuscany Cycling
Chiusi, Italy

Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Share what you know about this area with the community.

Weather Averages


High

 

Low

 

Precip

 

Days w/

 

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Building Map
Loading Map Data
Map Settings
Featured Hike
Trail
Featured Hikes
Trails

Gems in Tahoe National Forest - 2

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Gems!

Featured Hikes in Tahoe National Forest - 19

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Hikes!

Trails in Tahoe National Forest - 66

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Trails!

South Lake Tahoe, CA
65.2 mi 105.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
Truckee, CA
7.8 mi 12.5 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update
Truckee, CA
8.2 mi 13.2 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update
2.4 mi 3.9 km
#5 Glacier Lake Trail
Downieville, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km Downieville, CA
Unknown
Update
9.8 mi 15.8 km
#6 Grouse Ridge Trail
Truckee, CA
9.8 mi 15.8 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update
Kingsbury, NV
23.0 mi 37.1 km Kingsbury, NV
Unknown
Update
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#8 Castle Peak Trail
Truckee, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update
South Lake Tahoe, CA
32.9 mi 52.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
2.5 mi 4.0 km
#10 Eagle Lake Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.2 mi 6.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
South Lake Tahoe, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
Truckee, CA
39.1 mi 62.9 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update
Downieville, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km Downieville, CA
Unknown
Update
10.4 mi 16.8 km
#15 Meeks Bay Trail
Tahoma, CA
10.4 mi 16.8 km Tahoma, CA
Unknown
Update
Truckee, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update
Tahoma, CA
16.7 mi 26.9 km Tahoma, CA
Unknown
Update
South Lake Tahoe, CA
18.1 mi 29.1 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Unknown
Update
1.8 mi 2.9 km
#19 Lost Lake Trail
Tahoma, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km Tahoma, CA
Unknown
Update
Truckee, CA
14.9 mi 24.0 km Truckee, CA
Unknown
Update

Photos of Tahoe National Forest - 211

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Photos!

Hiking Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Hiking