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Spooner Lake Cross Country - CLOSED

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Nice Trail to Acclimate

2+ mile trail around Spooner Lake, easy and accessible for all. Views are nice, trees abound... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2015
Encinitas, California
A Nice Summmer Walk in the Woods

In Summer there are nice hikes or walks around the Spooner Lake. Birds are active, watch for the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2015
Clio, California
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Oct 4, 2015
“Nice Trail to Acclimate”
Aug 6, 2015
“A Nice Summmer Walk in the Woods”
For cross-country ski buffs of all ages and ability levels, this area offers more than 45 miles of groomed ski trails spread over 9,000 acres of scenic wilderness area.
Carson City, NV 89702
+1 775-749-5349
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

2+ mile trail around Spooner Lake, easy and accessible for all. Views are nice, trees abound. Family or anybody spot to get used to altitude if you are sea level like me.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Leendar
Reviewed August 6, 2015

In Summer there are nice hikes or walks around the Spooner Lake. Birds are active, watch for the Ospreys and occasional Bald Eagle.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Dave_in_Clio
Reviewed March 5, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed hiking the trails. Guess biking is still an option there even though the cross country ski area is closed. We encounter a couple of other hikers in the area....nice and quiet.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Cherie P
Reviewed February 4, 2015

We need snow for this activity to work, but when we get some it's so fun to ski around spooner lake. The park is beautiful and you can hike through beautiful forests.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank 807tahoelocal
Reviewed February 19, 2013

I was sad to see that the concession for cross country skiing has closed. I hope a new one opens for next season. In the meantime, it a beautiful place to snowshoe. A silver lining to the closing is that the scene is even quieter...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank DrKeithEvan
Reviewed October 10, 2012

The short 2 mile hike around the lake is beautiful. Down by the lake is rocks that the Indians actually had used to make things, you can see where they did the grinding. Very interesting. You could actually picture them living there. So so beatiful.

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank justlittleoleme2
Reviewed August 13, 2012

This is a hike on a good trail around the circumference of Spooner Lake near the intersection of US 50 and St Rt 28. The 80 acre lake is surrounded by pines and groves of aspen trees. There are informative plaques spaced around the lake...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank CraigS795
Reviewed February 29, 2012

This is much quieter and less packed than most other cross country ski resorts around. Good variety of beginning to difficult trails. I usually prefer backcountry skiing, but when I want to bring a beginner with me to go on groomed trails, or I want...More

Thank RonLeiken
Reviewed December 29, 2010

Try cross country skiing out here. My 5 and 7 year olds did well. The staff at Spooner Lake was extremely friendly and helpful. Also, compared to the holiday price gouging at the downhill ski resorts, this is very affordable for the whole family. The...More

Thank jb53098
Reviewed July 5, 2010

A friend and I rented bikes here to ride the Flume Trail around Lake Tahoe and had a blast. The bikes were excellent quality, well-maintained and very reasonable. The shuttle service is a bargain ($5) with bike rental. The people were helpful, friendly and well-organized....More

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