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Address: Fallen Leaf Road, Highway 89, NV 96150
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Description: Scenic pavement and dirt path that provides beautiful vistas of Fallen...
Scenic pavement and dirt path that provides beautiful vistas of Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe.
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Great short hike, a little crowded, but a real nice General Store with tasty samiches at the top...

Park in the parking lot at the base of the trail, don't forget to pay the "iron ranger" for your parking. Then take this short hike, (a little steepish at the beginning), but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Park in the parking lot at the base of the trail, don't forget to pay the "iron ranger" for your parking. Then take this short hike, (a little steepish at the beginning), but then it flattens out for the remainder of the hike. When you get to the top, you are treated to a beautiful mountain lake with family swimming,... More 

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La Honda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Crowded but a happy, friendly crowd. The "general store" at the big lake has excellent sandwiches and some of the best lemonade I've ever had.

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

My family and I recently visited the two Angora Lakes for the first time, and it was worth the trip! The Angora Lakes Resort is a privately owned establishment, located approximately 1/2 mile from the southwestern terminus of Angora Ridge Road, where you can find two small parking lots (roughly 30 and 40 cars' capacity, respectively, per my recollection). As... More 

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Calosso, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Staring at the Fire Station at Fallen Leaf Lake. Hike up to the top of the ridge - about an hour depending on your speed. Be sure to take in the views as you reach the top before dropping down the other side to Angora Lakes parking lot. Another 15 minutes easy uphill to the lakes. The return trip to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We drive up to this place. The road to lakes is bit harder to find because I is not marked very well. At the beginning it looks like the road is all dirt, but that is only for to pass the first curve. After that is all paved, but narrow. Make sure you hike up to the 3 lake, there... More 

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Redmond, UT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had not been up to Angora Lakes since I was a teenager forty-five years ago. I've told my wife about it many times. We began at Fallen Leaf Lake and made the climb up to the upper parking lot and then up the limited access road to the lake. I thought that after four decades the trail would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There is an unmarked forestry rim road off Tahoe Mountain Rd that ends in a public parking lot. This lot gives much shorter hike to both Angora Lakes. Small charge to park. It fills up fast so arrival earlier in AM advised. In the summer, the upper lake has small concession selling famous homemade lemonade. Excellent swimming waters, albeit alpine... More 

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Columbia, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Started at fallen lake and hiked up. Trailhead is unmarked and is between the chapel and the fire station. Hike is moderately strenuous and is quite steep and rocky.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have been going to Angora for 25 years. You have to know how to get there because there are no signs. It is past Fallen leaf lake campground. turn left instead of right towards towards fallen leaf lake itself. Watch a youtube video for the directions. I used to go as a teen and took my older daughter 10... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We took the longer hike from Fallen Leaf Lake. Hike is difficult and quite steep. But the views on the hike are breathtaking. You can see Fallen Leaf lake and Lake Tahoe. At then end of the hike you are treated with quiet and relaxing Angora lake. Take a dip in cool waters and then start back on the trail.... More 

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Address: Fallen Leaf Road, Highway 89, NV 96150
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)

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