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Address: NV
Activities: Hiking
Description: Nevada lake named for its large amount of eagles.

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A most hike at Tahoe….

I done this hike in every season. It's only a mile up from the hwy. but you feel it's the top of the world. The trail head is across the hwy. from the falls. If you park out of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Sebastopol, California
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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I done this hike in every season. It's only a mile up from the hwy. but you feel it's the top of the world. The trail head is across the hwy. from the falls. If you park out of the parking lot it's free. Take your time, the attitude can get to you and carry water. There are camp sites... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

worth going past the falls to see the lake. very shimmery in late afternoon. It was like watching silver dots sparkle. Moderate hike, so be prepared to step over large rocks and roots

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Good luck parking. But this is to be expected in the Tahoe area on a weekend. Had to park about 3/4 mile up the road and walk to the trail head. Pretty good elevation gain from the trail head, lots of stairs. We enjoyed the workout even though the trail is only about 1.5 miles. Worth the effort if not... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I visited the Lake Tahoe area at the end of July with my family. It had been over 10 years since my last visit. Prior to the trip I researched on Trip Advisor some places to visit, hikes and places to eat. The Eagle Lake hike was one that got a good review. For good reason. This was a spectacular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This little lake was pretty stunning; there is a bit of a hike to get to it - but on a nice day its no problem at all! As you approach it you sort of get glimpses of it through the boulders and then it reveals itself as you get next to it, it looked amazing.

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Southern Calif.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a great hike! A short hike to the falls, then a moderate hike to the lake. Totally beautiful and worth the effort!!

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Modesto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Eagle Lake is truly in the middle of nowhere. You can only get to it on foot (meaning hiking about 1 mile from Eagle Falls Trail-head.) It is so worth the effort. The lake is stunning, extremely an experience to witness.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I climbed up to Eagle Falls for the first time last month so with a few words of encouragement from the friendly ranger, I decided to go further up to Eagle Lake this time. He said the first "400 yds" was a steep rocky climb but it's fairly easy after that. Well... easy for him and yeah... well, many others... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

A moderate hike up the stone paths and definitely worth the hike! The scene of the lake is really surreal - like out of a movie or painting! Went on a Sunday and parking was hard to come by and people were about. Would definitely make the trip back, but on a warm weekday so I can swim in the... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Take the loop part of the hike to the vista point, worth the couple extra feet walked for the view. The trail was more rocky than we were expecting so I was glad we work actual hiking boots. I'd think on a busier day the trail could get crowded in places as there are some spots where there is only... More 

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Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)

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