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Van Sickle Bi-State Park

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Address: Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone Number: (530) 542-5580
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A Walk in the Woods--and Hills

This is an easy walk through meadow areas as well as forrest. You climb a pretty gentle incline and from time to time, get rewarded with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Encino, CA
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Encino, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is an easy walk through meadow areas as well as forrest. You climb a pretty gentle incline and from time to time, get rewarded with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe and the mountains on the far side, Only downside is that the trails are not particularly well marked and signage is a bit confusing. But a moment or two... More 

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CALIFORNIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great little hike behind the casinos in Lake Tahoe. Start at trailhead and it climbs upward to a nice lookout. Views are beautiful but you do see all the casinos in the distance which I didnt particularly like. If you go upward further you will come across a waterfall. It's small but still cool.

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Clayton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Terrific location, right behind the large Raley's shopping center - lots of hiking trails and mountain biking too. Go with a bear bell in September when the bears are active going from park to lake for feasting. They need to know you're around. Most the trails are moderate to going up up up. You can take the gondola and hike... More 

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Coppell, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very close to town, nice hike and not crowded. Good view of the lake. Wear good shoes since some areas are rocky.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stayed in the Marriott and this trail was right behind it. I wasn't sure what to expect, but was surprised by the beauty on this trail. We just walked up to the vista (which gives you a beautiful view of Lake Tahoe) and the waterfall. The waterfall was quite small but was still pretty. I went back for round... More 

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Houston, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This trail was recommended as there was a waterfall at the top. The scenery was, indeed, majestic, though I don't believe there's a pour view from anywhere in Lake Tahoe. We were a bit disappointed when we got to the top as the waterfall wasn't as much as we expected. No complaints as the hike was beautiful, and people you... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is an easy to moderate hike depending on how active you are. We hiked to the waterfall which was beautiful but the view from the Vista point can't be beat. I could have sat on those rocks half the day! What's great about this hike is also the location. If you are staying at any of hotels in Heavenly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Ther is a vista point a short distance from the parking area, maybe 10-15. It is signed on the right side. When you get there, it is a short scramble up a few rocks. Nice location for photos. Great views of mountains and the lake. It appeared to be a destination for mountain bikers and other hiking trails.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We did this hike with our young son in early May. It was still cool but sunny. We didn't think he would make it very far but he had so much fun climbing on rocks we went all the way to the small waterfall. It was about 3.5 milked total. Beautiful views throughout the walk up. Nice visible trails and... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

we hiked this every day of our visit. we loved it. The ONLY thing not so good is the garbage dumped by human pigs.

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Address: Address: Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone Number: (530) 542-5580
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

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