This page contains information on hiking in the Lake Tahoe Basin in California and Nevada.
The content of this page was accurate on the date of its posting; it may have changed since that time. We recommend that you contact local authorities for current information. Our pages are only intended as a beginning to your journey.
There are many trails in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Some of the better know trails include:
Check our personal notes for a detailed description of this trail:
|Tahoe Rim Trail|
|Distance:||165 miles one way||Rating:||Generally Moderate (10% average)|
|Elevation:||Elevations range from 6,300 feet up to 10,338 feet||Total Ascent:|
|Trailhead:||The trail is divided into eight segments anchored by easily accessible trailheads.|
|Description:||The Tahoe Rim Trail journeys along the ridge tops of scenic Lake Tahoe. Winding through state park lands, national forests, and wilderness areas. The trail crosses thick conifer forests and wildflower-filled meadows, meanders alongside aspen-bordered creeks, and skirts the shores of crystalline lakes.|
This is not a comprehensive list. Check local sources for more hiking opportunities.