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Van Sickle Bi-State Park

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Nice trail for running

Ran 7 miles in loops, nice area! Shady and rocky, lots of trees, great views if you climb the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Hike we did in South Lake Tahoe

Highly recommend that you do this Trail. We did it twice and wanted to go back to do the longer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ran 7 miles in loops, nice area! Shady and rocky, lots of trees, great views if you climb the rocks. I went early so not as many people but I imagine get busier later in the day. I found parking close by.

Thank Pharmagirl7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend that you do this Trail. We did it twice and wanted to go back to do the longer 6.2 mile trail (12 miles in and out). The trail to the waterfalls can be as short as 3 miles (to/from waterfalls) and 6 miles...More

2  Thank Gary333888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hiked for an hour before seeing another person. Alone on the mountain is awesome. Very well marked trails make it a great hiking place.

Thank kchew3
Reviewed October 3, 2018

It is a Bi-State park because it goes both ways... Ca and Nv. On the Nv side you can catch the rim trail and hike up to a waterfall. (It is really just a creek pouring over some rocks so don't get you hopes up)....More

1  Thank andycoyle
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This park is right behind many of the casinos in the area. Easy to get to and has a variety of options for hiking. Take your camera! Make sure you look for Sugar Pine Cones and hike to the waterfall. Take a picture as you...More

Thank Estelle W
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of Lake Tahoe as you hike uphill. You can stop at the waterfall and be satisfied or plow ahead to the Rim Trail. 3-4 hours round trip to the top. Go early. It can get crowded.

1  Thank Tahoevicki
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Just finished hiking this park and well worth it!! Not too steep (hiking poles not necessary) and the views are amazing! Remnants of fire in 2002 but still spectacular. Different trails (elevation and distance) we did all.

Thank catherines656
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We love to travel to Lake Tahoe and stay at the Marriott Grand Residence which is located close to this Park. I have gone on a tour offered by Grand Residence on two of our trips. The Park is close and has good trails. The...More

1  Thank dfoxsk
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is easy to find, park and follow the trail signs. Pretty good elevation but you are continually rewarded with gorgeous views. The Falls were running well for late September and the hike was lots of fun.

Thank RoseBowlTraveler
Reviewed September 26, 2018

A great hike that one of the locals told us we had to do. And she was right. You can go out as long or short as you want. It is out and back. We went in September, and it was comfortable. Take water and...More

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May 26, 2018|
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Response from pyramoon | Reviewed this property |
one of the three times we hiked here there was a mention of a possible bear siting.....but we never saw anything. nothing to worry about here. too many people to keep the bears away.
January 31, 2018|
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Response from Alicia S | Reviewed this property |
if you like hiking, yes, there's tons to do. many trails.
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January 6, 2018|
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Response from FlfireGirl | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on the snow... and the weather... but I would say yes.