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Address: Crystal Bay, NV
Phone Number: 530-573-2600
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This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.

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

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Reasonable hike with about 230' elevation

Take the small walkway to the right near the top and see views of Agate Bay on the west, then loops around to the point view, then around to Crystal Bay. This shorter hike is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Take the small walkway to the right near the top and see views of Agate Bay on the west, then loops around to the point view, then around to Crystal Bay. This shorter hike is a hidden gem.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff recommended this place to us and mentioned this is the best view of the entire lake. They were absolutely right. The views were amazing and the hike was beautiful with all of the trees and nature. I was astounded by the natural beauty. The hike uphill is not too bad.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a spectacular Monday afternoon (15 Aug) as we were taking our time driving from Olympic Valley, CA, clockwise around the lake to Stateline, NV, for dinner at Chart House, we stopped here to enjoy a nice hike to this beautifully arranged site. My wife and I have many fond memories of enjoying impressive views from this site. On our... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This a very easy hike to take, and with lots of beautiful scenery of Lake Tahoe. There are several lookouts with historical sighs to read.

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Dallas, Texas
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133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

A nice easy (though with some grade to it) trail leads up a mile to some incredible views and fun little history markers. Didn't take us long to get up here except for the several geocaches along the way we stopped to find. The trail itself isn't much to scream about, but what you see up top is awesome. Beautiful,... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

You just have to be in awe at the natural beauty of this entire area. Views of the lake just show it's blue waters surrounded by green trees and mountains. Just beautiful

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

It's a bit of a walk to get up to the view, but well worth it. The walk is just over 1/2 mile each way. Fairly steep up-hill walk on a paved road to reach the site of the former fire lookout. Finding the access road is a little tricky: From Highway 28 on the north shore of Lake Tahoe,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Found the place from the local newspaper 15+ ya and visiting it every time we are at Tahoe since then. Recommend to everyone who is able to take a 20 min walk a bit up to see a stunning view of lake Tahoe in any time of the year.

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

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 

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Encinitas, California
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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.

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