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Eagle Falls

24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150
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Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking, Swimming
Description: This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
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Modesto, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Eagle Falls is right across the street from Emerald Bay. The trail is well groomed (but it is a bit of a climb for those who aren't in the best of health). It's a beautiful hike to Eagle Falls and then on to Eagle Lake. Don't forget your water and picnic, you'll want to spend some time enjoying the magnificent... More

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Clifton Park, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a great view of Mrs. Knight's Tea House. The lake was so calm and clear the day we were there. Great sights!

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Dallas, Texas
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780 reviews 780 reviews
112 attraction reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Nice little hike into the falls or for a quicker view you can drive and park right at it. The falls are very pretty and just listening to the rush alone drowns out the surrounding noise. Worth a trip

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USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

We thought the falls were just ok. Definitely worth a stop and picture taking, but take the hike up to the lake and that was much more rewarding and beautiful! Parking will be scarce on the weekends.

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Vacaville, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The view alone is worth the drive. We walked down to the shallow pools and got an up-close view of the falls cascading into Emerald Bay. A must see in Tahoe.

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cocoa fl
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Eagle falls is as beautiful today as it was 30 years ago...the hike to the upper falls is steep but the trail is good and it is not long. You can continue on to Eagle lake which is a beautiful picnic spot. For the more adventures you can keep going up into the desolation wilderness. A nice view of the... More

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Israel, Jerusalem
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274 reviews 274 reviews
218 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

the falls are dry now but the 30 minutes hike in the round way is nice view of lake tahoe from above. there is a sign that says you shold pay for parking but there is nowhere to do that. there is not much parking so you should wait for someone else to leave.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Really nice hike. we did it on a group of 8 people and everybody enjoyed. there are some hills, but nothing really hard. landscape is beautiful

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Sacramento, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I highly recommend the Eagle Lake hike to almost everyone. My 8 year old daughter completed it with ease. It is moderately taxing. There are some difficult uphill parts on this 2 mile roundtrip but the trail is clearly marked. The trip up will seem longer than detailed on hiking guides. It is well worth it. The views are stunning.... More

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

It is not easiest hike if you don't hike much, but the 45 min is worth it!! Absolutely beautiful! We brought sandwiches with us and Eagle Lake was the perfect lunch spot.

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