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Address: Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
Phone Number: +1 775-831-0494
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Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the...

Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the Washoe Indians.

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Amazing site. Can't get too close

Cave Rock is one of the most amazing sites along the Lake Tahoe shoreline. The best approach is driving northbound on Highway 50 from Lincoln Park (east side of Lake Tahoe... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cave Rock is one of the most amazing sites along the Lake Tahoe shoreline. The best approach is driving northbound on Highway 50 from Lincoln Park (east side of Lake Tahoe). Unfortunately, you can't get right up to the rock. There's a boat launch on the south side of the highway tunnel where you can get a nice photo. Read... More 

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portsmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bunch of friends brought me up here after spending the day at the beach and in the hills. There were plenty of spots to park where the trail begins and took about 15 minutes to hike up the top. Some of our party were only wearing flip flops but they still managed to climb up, but I'd recommend wearing... More 

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Baltimore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Cave Rock was recommended as a site for star-gazing. We decided to do it by daylight instead but were disappointed that the access road was closed. Not sure if this was to protect a sacred Indian site or for another reason.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We visited Cave Rock around 10:00 AM on a sunny morning and were blown away by the views. The hike to the top of the rock took about 20 minutes from the car and offered a little bit of light scrambling. It was a lot of fun to ascend to the peak and look down on the cars and lake... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Hike,site see,Photography it has it all.A location that best describes itself.If you are ever in Lake Tahoe,Cave Rock is a must see and visit location.View it from the land or enjoy its beauty from the water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Wow, we did this short hike to the base of cave rock and then climbed the rock. Scramble isn't quite how I would describe it, but, at 58, we both managed to find footing all the way to the top and wow, was it worth it. We hated to leave. The free parking area at trailhead is up cave rock... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

this place offers stunning views and it was a sacred cliff for Tahoe Indians, unfortunately the tunnel was digged through which traumatized Indian tribes a lot, so please be careful and respectful to this historical landmark when you hike up

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

Great views from this site. Short walk from the parking (there is parking nearby but very limited). Well worth the time to visit Cave Rock.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

amazing rock outcropping right over the lake.With beautiful breath taking views of the lake, an evening hike to watch the sunset over the mountains makes this trip to Cave Rock so worthwhile.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

Got the suggestion from a local bartender, we came here specifically to see a sunset, was a short hike and a little rock climb but the top of cave rock was a spectacular sight to see when the sun was going down across the lake.

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