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Mt. Tallac Trail

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Address: Mt Tallac Road B trail head, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone Number: 5305432600
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Lush trees and plants. Blue lake views.Lots of hikers , bikers.. Will definitely recommend to visit. Very relaxing atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Rowena Erediano P
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a nice trail for the sights, but the trail was very rocky. We took our dogs and it was too much by the end for them. The trail overlooks Fallen Leaf lake which was very nice and had a lake you could hike to on the trail, but just to rough going for our purpose. 6 miles round... More 

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1 Thank Cindy M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a pretty tough trail. The grade isn't too bad but it's pretty rough on the ankles with all the rocks. I'm in fairly good shape but after I got to Cathedral Lake I'd had enough. The views are spectacular, but don;t count on it being easy.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lush trees and plants. Blue lake views.Lots of hikers , bikers.. Will definitely recommend to visit. Very relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank Rowena Erediano P
Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my were fishing at diffent spots all weekend. This a beatiful area all of Tahoe. We can see mt. Tallac from our living room sitting by the fire place

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Uts a long long hike, but certainly you can do just a little bit of it to check the scenery if you don't have an entire day. It's a very challenging trail.

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Thank Bernardo F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are planning to hike to the top of Mt. Tallac, be in pretty good shape before you arrive. I also recommend starting your hike from the trailhead at the back side of Fallen Leaf lake and taking that trail to the top. Hiking the front side of Mt. Tallac (lake Tahoe side) is strenuous. Also, altitude plays a... More 

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El Cerrito, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We only had time for the 'moderate' hike to Floating Point and Cathedral Lakes. About a 5.5 mile round trip and 1460 ft. of climbing according to my gps bike computer. The initial climb brings you to a ridge that has a fantastic view of Fallen Leaf Lake. This ridge has a lot of medium sized broken up rock, I... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

It's my second visit to the area and I am grateful that I set aside a day to summit Mt Tallac. We set out around 9am, and we avoided the clouds. I suggest starting at 7am or 8am if you take your time while hiking. It was a chilly day so I wore hiking pants, a fleece and wind breaker.... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I hike out here often and I love it. There are tons of trails most of which lead to a lake. I was out there last weekend and the trail out to Suzy lake was still pretty flooded from all the snow melt.

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Thank eric F
Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The hike to Cathedral Lake is beautiful. We saw a bear that quickly scrambled upon seeing ya too. The views are gorgeous all the way up. Would highly recommend this hike.

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