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Address: 24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150
Activities: Hiking, Swimming
Description: This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and...
This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
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Possibly one of the most beautiful spots in the Tahoe area.

I vacation to Lake Tahoe every year for some much-needed R&R time, usually solo since I can really relax and recharge that way. For years, I have been doing the "drive around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
phxflyguy1978
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Phoenix, AZ
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Phoenix, AZ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I vacation to Lake Tahoe every year for some much-needed R&R time, usually solo since I can really relax and recharge that way. For years, I have been doing the "drive around the lake" and have always stopped at Emerald Bay to take in the magnificent views offered there. On this trip, I pulled over at the Eagle Falls Trailhead... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I did this hike with my friend on December 2014. Initially we only knew about Eagles falls. The falls dis not have much water flow when we visited. When we reach the bridge in front of the falls, people coming down from the lake inspired us to visit the lake. The trail was full of solid ice and people were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the greatest hike - from Eagle Falls trailhead to Eagle Lake. Gorgeous views and fun hike. Small fee at entrance.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This would be an excellent hike in the spring. By Fall there is not enough water to know it is a falls. We had to look at the sign. Certainly the landscape is worth while. Go on past to the Lake and you will not be disappointed

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Modesto, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 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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350 helpful votes 350 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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