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Cave Rock

Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
+1 775-831-0494
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Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the Washoe Indians.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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“east side” (2 reviews)
“parking area” (2 reviews)
“short hike” (2 reviews)
Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
+1 775-831-0494
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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

You can pay for three parks at any one of the three. This was one of them. It was nice. Right on the water. And the rock is pretty cool looking. Only takes a little amount of time to check it out.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed May 3, 2017

This is by far the most impressive view of the Lake anywhere. You are up high and overlooking the Lake with nothing between you and it. This is my favorite hike to take visitors on. Every ability level of hiker can make it to the...More

Thank Dale R
Reviewed November 16, 2016

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...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed November 10, 2016

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...More

Thank mackaroni
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.

Thank Lisa627
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...More

Thank kasejason
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.

3  Thank John C
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...More

1  Thank Do S
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

Thank Anna M
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.

Thank WoodsBF
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how is the beach area
May 23, 2017|
Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
Not a beach, hike to a vantage point overlooking the lake. For beach, try Kiva or Tahoe keys East Cove or anything on the East Shore Nevada State Park.