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Mt. Tallac Trail

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Address: Mt Tallac Road B trail head, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone Number: 5305432600
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Love bike riding on this trail with my teens and friends. The trees are just beautiful and the temperature is usually very comfortable

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JANETTE W
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Vacaville, California

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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love bike riding on this trail with my teens and friends. The trees are just beautiful and the temperature is usually very comfortable

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Thank JANETTE W
Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up hiking this trail and it just never gets old. It feels like such an accomplishment when you make it to the top. I love the smells of nature, the beautiful scenery, and the cool mountain air. It is my favorite hike of all time!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Be prepared for an 8-10 hour round trip hike over rocky terrain. Bring a lunch and PLENTY of WATER as it is scare along the way. We did this in September and the day was sunny and the assent is almost straight up with some switchbacks. The view from the top is spectacular and unobstructed so bring a camera which... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

My friend and I went for a hike in mid-November. Some parts of the trail were covered by snow, but it didn't affect the hike that much. Although we only made it to above Cathedral Lake due to late start, we indulged in the beautiful scenery along the way. It's a full day hike so start early. Don't forget to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

My wife and I did this hike in early October and the views on the way up to Floating Island Lake of both Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake are FANTASTIC! We only hiked up to Floating Island Lake (not Cathedral Lake or the Summit) but it wasn't too bad of a hike and (at our leisurely place) probably took... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I did not make to the summit. I did make it to Cathedral Lake. The trail is incredibly scenic and awesome. Get to the trailhead early. By 8:00am or so the trailhead parking will be full.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We enjoyed this hike, We found out about it from the friendly folks at the Visitors center at Lake Tahoe.

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Thank Gary B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Honestly the view at the top wasn't nearly as cool as some of the views along the way to the top. There were a few ponds that were nestled on the trail and were just beautiful. But it's a pretty long hike, I think it took my wife and I about 4-5 hours to complete and we are in pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This trail, as well as many other places to visit are all in the same basic area. If you have a bicycle the entire south shore is loaded with bike trails including the oe from Camp Richardson area to the visitir center, etc. The beauty is incredble.

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Canmore, AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Trail is very well maintained. Weather was different on the top vs bottom so we were very glad to have packed many layers, hat and gloves in our backpacks. Views enroute and at the top are spectacular!

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