Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas are choked full of cycling opportunities. A few of the better rides include:
- South Lake Tahoe Bike Path: This ten mile trail, also known as the forest bicycle trail, is perfect for families and those looking for an easy ride. The route follows the lakes south shore, with highlights including Pope and Baldwin Beaches, the restored Baldwin Estate, and a mountain stream.
- Mount Rose Summit: If you’re looking for a challenging climb, look no further than Mount Rose Summit as you’ll climb more than 1,500 feet in just over 8 miles. Remember to climb all the way to the summit to be rewarded with views of the surrounding forest.
- Tour of the California Alps: Also known as the death ride, this one is for experts only. This challenging route tackles five major mountain passes and more than 110 miles. Along the route expect breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding alpine forest.