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Cave Rock

Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
775 831 0494
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Glenbrook
Type: Geologic Formations
Description: Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the Washoe Indians.
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The trailhead to this attraction is across the main road from the Marina, at the end of a street in a housing development. Easy and short walk along the trail: a scramble, as others have noted, up the rock itself. The views are magnificent. Sad that this once-sacred site has dual tunnels punched through its base.

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We stopped alongside Lake Tahoe for a picnic in the state park boat launch/ picnic area. There is also a small beach here. As we were looking up admiring Cave Rock we saw people hiking to the top of it. So we drove across the street and found a small 3-4 slot parking lot at the trailhead. There was a... More

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Cave Rock is very easy to get to (up cave rock road and park near the trail). A 15 minute walk is rewarded by a great view and if you are daring enough to scramble up the rock itself, the view will take your breath away. I recommend this site to every friend and family member that is in the... More

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Glenbrook, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

nice trail up to the top, great sunset view - hard to find parking when it gets towards evening - there is an old office building near the entrance to Cave Rock Estates that you can park at and then walk up the road until you hit the trail just past the condo complex

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

It's a Tahoe landmark, but not much to explore. You see the whole thing from the road.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

After driving through tunnel carved in the mountain, we stopped for lovely lake TAHOE views and picnic. There are bathrooms and boat ramp available. Cave rock was sacred to the Indians.

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Reno, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

A great place to stretch your legs along the drive around the lake.

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