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Great moderate walk

Hubbs and I took the dogs 6y and 11y. We all had a great walk. The walk up to the view is paved and... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Denise W
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San Antonio, Texas
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Great hike with spectacular views!

This is a great hike - I'd say easy to moderate - easy because it's paved most of the way and... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
103carolyng
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Atlanta
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This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.
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All reviews paved road the loop easy hike beautiful view half mile kings beach incline village north shore short hike turn right great hike little bit metal gate turn around squaw valley steady climb coming down
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Hubbs and I took the dogs 6y and 11y. We all had a great walk. The walk up to the view is paved and all uphill but not bad. It seems like a short walk and the payoff at the top is 100% with it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Denise W
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This is a great hike - I'd say easy to moderate - easy because it's paved most of the way and moderate because it's (of course) a constant incline going up (coming down is easy!) When you get to the top you are rewarded with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 103carolyng
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Very close to the Tahoe Biltmore Casino off Lakeview not Lakeshore. Hike up is about 3/4 miles at about 7000 fasl but worth the walk up. There’s a trail in the “lake side” of the assfalt that has historical plaques.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank edye515
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Easy access to trail head, a relatively easy and quick hike rewarded with stunning views of the lake.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mes227
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The trail is a paved fire road that climbs steadily uphill for a half mile, for an elevation gain of 400 feet. The mountain top was the location of a fire lookout from 1936 until the building was dismantled in 2002. It was replaced with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a paved road with steep inclines but very accessible and good. The views are great. We saw the state line from both north and south shore. Awesome experience. There is a trail at the top with info stops and restrooms.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Confusing drive to the site. But parking is on the street. A incline hike to the lookout. But not too bad of a hike due to the shade from the trees. Took us about 20-30 mins to hike up and about 20-25 mins hike back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jayce Y
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Black topped trail all the way to the top. Wonderful views of the lake. Great little "sub trail" with interesting signs. Easy for children, but a little bit of an incline. No parking lot, just the side of the road.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Snakewrangler
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Directions: Take Highway 28 from Incline Village and turn right on reservoir road, before the new condos being built and before the Bilmore. turn right on Lakeshore Ave and go up the hill. Park and take the paved road with the green gate. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jgray0615
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I was a little confused on what street to turn on when we were trying to find the fire lookout. Near the Biltmore Casino is Reservoir Road. Once you get on there, there is a sign that points you to the fire lookout. However, once...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Timothy D
August 16, 2018|
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Response from kloos8 | Reviewed this property |
A powered scooter would make it up there. If the person in the wheelchair was small (100 lbs), 2 people could do it. IMHO, too dangerous with only one.
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CWinthrop-12
May 28, 2017|
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Take Hwy 28 east to Stateline, NV. Turn left on Reservoir Rd (0.1 mi past the crosswalk signal between the Tahoe Biltmore and Crystal Bay casinos). Take second right on Lakeview Ave (as indicated by "Fire Lookout... More
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