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Address: Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, NV 89452
Phone Number: (775) 831-0494
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Picturesque and narrow dirt bike trail with views of Lake Tahoe.

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We were recommended Flume Trail Mountain Bikes by a local of IV. Their website was very informative, and provided a detail description of what to expect of the Flume Trail. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ania F
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Walnut Creek, California

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended Flume Trail Mountain Bikes by a local of IV. Their website was very informative, and provided a detail description of what to expect of the Flume Trail. We made a reservation for our bikes (recommended especially on the wknd) and showed up about 30 minutes before the shuttle. We were helped by so many people, everyone was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I rode the flume trail after renting a bike from flume trail bikes and getting a shuttle ride from them as well. I also rented a helmet (included in the price). They were fantastic and made the ride possible. Everything is thought of, from the time you rent your bike until you are back at their store to drop it... More 

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Thank David K
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Supposedly one of the top 3 trail rides in the US. This certainly did not disappoint. We book directly through Flume Trail Tahoe dotcom and opted for the uplift service. The staff and facilities were absolutely top notch. The level of detail taken to make sure that the bikes are perfectly set-up and the users are completely trained in how... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, if you are not in fantastic-mountain-bike-shape and do not have a GREAT mountain bike, pop the $$ for a bike rental nearby that has an adjustable seat and appropriate gearing for uphill, some sandy parts and a fast downhill. Just. Do. It. Second, you are in altitude (7,000-8,000 feet) and you will be going UP if you access this... More 

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irgendwo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shuttle service is very reliable, we got great and well maintained bikes. Ride requires initially a good climb, partially on sand. Gets hot around noon, but is well worth the effort. Once being up with a few exceptions it gets only back down to the lake. Views are gorgeous. Trail is pretty easy, was totally ok with my son of... More 

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Thank kiekmich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Take the shuttle service from the bike rental at the end of the trail. Enjoy wonderful views over lake tahoe. End with a snack and a mango smoothie at the bike rental place and then go take a swim. The ride takes about 3.5 hours and is by no means hard.

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We do the ride every year. Love the shuttle and bike rental service though now as we are coming from New Jersey. Very easy to set up the reservation and shuttle over to Spooner. Bathrooms and a cafe next to the shop. The bikes are always good quality. The hill is really hard and a test of fitness but that... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

First things first; a hard tail will be fine, preferable even for this ride (because of the climb). Essentially, if you enjoy a bit of mountain biking, then the Flume Trail is great. To be fair, the cycling part is fun, but it’s a means to an end, which is the views. Nor is it particularly easy. The first four... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is a really great ride. A challenge for the final part of the four mile climb at the beginning, but well worth it. Gorgeous views, not technical riding and very exhilarating. The final part of the downhill back to the bike shop can be a little hard on the hands since you are riding the brakes the whole way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful mountain bike ride through forest to a remote lake and then spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. But it is hard work. The first four miles my son and I walked our bikes about half the time because it was steep. But after that no problem. We stopped a few times to take in the scenery, and... More 

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