North Lake Tahoe Hiking
Step Into the Great Outdoors!
Experience unforgettable adventures as you explore diverse landscapes, from serene lakeside paths to challenging mountain peaks.
Whether you want to tackle the entire Tahoe Rim Trail or just enjoy a refreshing afternoon stroll, these guided hikes, led by knowledgeable TRTA Volunteer Guides are perfect for anyone new to hiking! So lace up your boots and join a tour for an invigorating adventure and immerse yourself in the beauty of North Tahoe! Register online and join a great group of like-minded hikers!
On the Truckee River Legacy Trail, you’ll find a serene hiking path that winds along the Truckee River. Enjoy a leisurely stroll or bike ride surrounded by tranquil landscapes, lush forests, and the calming sound of flowing water.
Take on the Tompkins Trail Loop, a captivating hiking route that offers a perfect blend of nature and adventure. Traverse through diverse terrains, including wooded areas and open meadows, while relishing in the captivating beauty of North Lake Tahoe.
Explore the scenic China Cove Beach Trail and discover a hidden gem nestled along the shoreline of Donner Lake. Experience a picturesque hike, relish in the serenity of the beach, and bask in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.
Choose from four distinct and stunning trails to reach the Donner Summit, known as the “gateway to the Sierras”. Trek through the rugged terrain, marvel at the towering peaks, enjoy the crisp mountain air and soak in the beauty of the area.
If you’re looking for a difficult hike, you’ll want to take on the majestic Mt Tallac, a challenging yet rewarding hiking adventure. With unparalleled panoramic vistas of Lake Tahoe at the summit, you can revel in the sense of accomplishment that comes with accomplishing such a challenging hike!
This world-renowned trail that extends from Canada to Mexico is an incredible hike as it winds through the North Lake Tahoe region. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the wilderness, encounter diverse flora and fauna, and create unforgettable memories along this renowned long-distance trail.
Journey to the Martis Peak Fire Lookout, a historic structure offering unparalleled views of Truckee, Lake Tahoe, and the Western Sierra Peaks. Hike either on the paved Martis Peak Road or the scenic Tahoe Rim Trail to reach this elevated vantage point and immerse yourself in the beauty of Northern California.
This unforgettable hiking experience showcases the stunning vistas of Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe. Easily accessible via the Heavenly Ski Resort Gondola, this trail offers a scenic and enjoyable hike amidst picturesque landscapes and panoramic views.
Nestled within the breathtaking Tahoe National Forest, Long Lake beckons nature enthusiasts with its serene charm. This alpine gem offers a tranquil oasis surrounded by towering pines and majestic peaks. Hike along pristine trails to reach the lake’s tranquil shores, where crystal-clear waters reflect the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Whether you’re just exploring the area, looking for a great fishing spot, this pristine mountain lake is an incredible choice!
Located south of Lake Tahoe, these twin lakes nestled amidst granite peaks offer a picturesque retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Hike along scenic trails that hug the shoreline, go fishing in their pristine waters, or paddle across their mirror-like surfaces in a kayak. With breathtaking views at every turn, Echo Lakes provide a serene escape where nature’s symphony meets awe-inspiring vistas.
Surrounded by verdant forests and granite cliffs, this emerald gem enchants visitors with its serene ambiance and natural beauty. Spend your days hiking along scenic trails, fishing in its pristine waters, or simply unwinding on its tranquil shores. With its postcard-perfect scenery and a sense of untouched wilderness, Fallen Leaf Lake invites you to disconnect from the world and immerse yourself in the serenity of nature’s embrace.
This picturesque mountain lake, located near North Lake Tahoe, offers a peaceful retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Hike the tranquil shoreline or cast your line into its shimmering waters for a chance to reel in a prized catch. Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, Spooner Lake is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and create cherished memories in a serene alpine setting.