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Phone Number: 530-573-2600
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This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake...

This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.

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First off I want to thank user A M for their review and made it so much easier for us to find this place. It is off the beaten path a bit but it is so worth it to spend some time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chillicothe, Ohio
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Chillicothe, Ohio
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off I want to thank user A M for their review and made it so much easier for us to find this place. It is off the beaten path a bit but it is so worth it to spend some time here and enjoy the area. My wife is active but I am not (53 out of shape). This... More 

Thank drcoates
Encinitas, California
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135 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Easy trail hike up the fire road to the old fire lookout. Good signage along the trail with area information about where you are looking. Trail is not marked at the head, you need a hike guide book to know it's there. Definitely worth the hour or so.

1 Thank Leendar
Berkeley, California
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195 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

You can start hiking from the Biltmore hotel or you drive a bit further up the road and park at the fire road gate. There are not too many parking spots in this residential area but most of the time you can still fit in. The hike up the fire road is a bit dusty but the end of the... More 

2 Thank hiking-har
North Palm Beach, Florida
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330 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A beautiful area to take a quick hike and check out the scenery. The views are just something to see. You don't need a chopper in this area to see nature. The blue lake is so stunning you do not want to leave. Just a great place to check out nature, Wonderful.

Thank Randy2353
Los Altos, California
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Family and dog friendly (6' leash) hike. Road is completely paved to the top, and there's a paved interpretive trail that circles the top of the hill. There are benches along the interpretive trail, and a couple of picnic tables and a restroom near the top. There's an area that has boulders that you can climb to see just a... More 

4 Thank A M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

As an avid hiker, I was not inclined to take a 0.5 mile trek. But with a short time window for the day, this hike was the only viable option. If you go to North Tahoe, allow an hour for this jaunt. As others have said, take the road behind the Biltmore, then right to the iron-pipe gate. Take the... More 

1 Thank IndyTravel999
Northern Colorado
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The road is on the Incline Village side of the Biltmore. Not a lot of parking for sure! The path is steep but about a short half mile. The view is fabulously rewarding! There are some signs along a little path around the summit that give some history and interesting facts.

Thank casmith343
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Lovely little stop for an unbelievable view of Lake Tahoe. Stunning photo opportunity not to be missed.

Thank Walker S
New Market, Virginia
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Discovered this gem by reading another travelers review....and SO glad I did! Hidden up the road behind the Biltmore casino. Well worth the hike and have told many folks not to miss it! Spectacular views...thanks to the family who maintains it for travelers such as myself!!

Thank shvc50
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816 reviews
261 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Follow the signs behind the Biltmore for the winding road , as far as you can go. Park on the side of the road and walk to the top. It is an uphill climb, but the panoramic view of the Tahoe basin is worth it. If you like hiking, this is a lovely trail, especially in summer and fall. In... More 


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