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Address: NV
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking
Description: This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake...
This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake and Cascade Falls.
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Gorgeous views!!

I used the reviews below to find the place and was very happy with the hike. The views were absolutely incredible and worth every minute of the hike. The "falls" were not really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
Matt G
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I used the reviews below to find the place and was very happy with the hike. The views were absolutely incredible and worth every minute of the hike. The "falls" were not really falls due to the drought, so that was a bit underwhelming, but overall a great hike. As far as difficulty, I had no problem and I don't... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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135 reviews 135 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We live at 3800 ft. in the Blue Ridge mountains and hike multiple days every week. Several sources (some outside of Trip Advisor) classify this as an easy hike. It is not! It is a moderate+ hike and the trailheads are not well marked on either end. NyonyaLady gave the best instructions on the trailhead location. It is best to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Trail gets rocky at few spots but it has a. beautiful view of cascade lake - really worth the hike up the trail.

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Torrance, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This was the highlight for our group of nine. We had all ages from 8 to 72 and it was the best example of getting a reward at the end of the trail. Although California is in a drought it proved to be an advantage for this hike fo we were able to see the falls with minimal fear of... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We selected this hike wanting something moderate to do that morning. It was fairly short and we enjoyed the view of Cascade Lake and Lake Tahoe along the way. It is not a shady trail though and the path is quite rocky so be aware that it requires stepping up and down uneven areas and fairly high rocks. We laughed... More 

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Suisun City, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Cascade Falls hike is a great hike for beginners and more advanced hikers. Easy enough for children (but keep an eye on them!) and pets. The terrain does get a bit slippery as others have said. Good shoes are definitely recommended. The views are spectacular, and once you get to the falls, the views get even better. We had... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

One of my favorite hikes ever. We went in August so the water flow was low--apparently it's great high or low, just different. It was an interesting, well marked and easy (although a little vertical) hike over gravel, dirt and even rocks so we felt super adventurous and the kids loooooved it (they're 9). Definitely worth the views and the... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

How to keep a teen male entertained? CASCADE FALLS TRAIL. At each turn, he had to stop to record to pretty views; the mile up wraps around Cascade Lake and you see Tahoe (east) the whole way. We timed it at sunset so it wouldn't be so hot, BUT TAKE WATER it can get very very warm and there are... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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152 reviews 152 reviews
38 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Of all the hikes we had made in Nevada and California at Lake Tahoe, this was the most scenic one. It was absolutely gorgeous, breathtaking and enchantingly beautiful! There were severaL trails in this camping ground at BAYVIEW TRAILHEAD and we opted for the Cascade Falls Hiking Trail because no permit was required and it appeared to be decently moderate.... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The Cascade Falls Trail provides numerous images of unspoiled nature at its best. The hike requires some moderate exertion and It's best to wear hiking shoes or boots. The trail begins from the very back of the campground across from Inspiration Point. There is parking for approximately 20 cars, so go early. The hike starts out flat, then you encounter... More 

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