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Tahoe Rim Trail

CA
775-298-0012
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Type: Hiking Trails, Trails
Activities: Running, Hiking
Owner description: This 165-mile, twenty-four inch, single-track trail is open to hiking, equestrians, and mountain biking (in most areas). The trail encompasses the... more » Owner description: This 165-mile, twenty-four inch, single-track trail is open to hiking, equestrians, and mountain biking (in most areas). The trail encompasses the ridge tops of the Lake Tahoe Basin, crossing six counties, and two states. The Tahoe Rim Trail overlaps with approximately fifty miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. « less
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Citrus Heights, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

We hiked the sixth segment of the TRT, from Big Meadow to Echo Summit. The trip was strenuous but beautiful. We are seniors, so we do not hike as fast as the "thru hikers" on the Pacific Crest Trail - but we made it from Big Meadow to Showers Lake in one day, and from there to Echo Summit the... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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93 reviews 93 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had been hiking on a couple of trails since we came back 3 weeks ago and we found each one to be different but always enjoyable. So we chose the Big Meadow trail head this time. It was a pleasant walk in the beginning but due to breathing difficulty and the unforgiving chilling weather, we hiked for about 2... More

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Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The Tahoe Rim Trail isn't just one, but many trails that have been sewn together to enable hikers to completely circumnavigate Lake Tahoe, mostly at an elevation and in areas often affording great views of the lake. It is in both California and Nevada, of course, and to hike the entire loop is a 165 mile adventure. The good thing... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This is a beautiful, easy 3 mile hike to the Peak 7766 viewpoint spur trail from the Tahoe Rim Trail at the California Hwy 267 trailhead near Brockway Summit. There is a paved pullout on the west side of Hwy 267 about 1/2 mile from the top of the summit where you can park indicated by brown and white "hiker"... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The most "beautiful" mountains I have ever seen. Spending my vacation in 2012 at Lake Tahoe.

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