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Address: Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, NV 89452
Phone Number: (775) 831-0494
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Picturesque and narrow dirt bike trail with views of Lake Tahoe.

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Best Bike ride ever!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ina R
Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

Thank Mårten K
Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Ina R
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

1 Thank Sicarrie
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 

Thank Barb_C_Cdn_in_TX
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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 

Thank Bmarfam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

If you're in Tahoe - ride this trail. It's a bit of a challenge at the beginning, if you take the shuttle from Flume bikes, but the rest of the trail is wonderful. Not technical, single track with amazing views. Max at the bike shop is the real deal.

Thank Brianingolden
New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Flume Trail is a must for mountain bikers who love beautiful scenery. The trail is well maintained and not too difficult. When you get to the part that follows the rim the trail is a bit thin at places but the view... just stunning. You are overlooking one of the most beautiful lakes in the world... Lake Tahoe. Go... More 

Thank babobear1
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I managed to find a nearby place to park where I could walk to the bottom of TUNNEL CREEK road. The road is about 2 1/2 miles - going up. Even though places are sandy or have loose dirt, that is never a problem when you are hiking!. I thought that this hike was scenic and rather easy by my... More 

1 Thank ishenmat77
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We (family of five) walked from Tunnel Creek cafe parking lot for about 45 minutes. Beautiful views of Lake Tahoe especially from the rocks. Not sure how much of the actual Flume Trail we walked but nonetheless it was a beautiful (and yes uphill, somewhat strenuous) walk.

Thank WoodsBF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The review by 'Carrieleigh1102' is a great review and pretty much nails it! However, I feel I need to put down a few extras and detail my experience. I used to do a lot of mountain biking in my 'pre - children' days. Mainly in the Lake District in the UK and round the Chilterns, close to where I live.... More 

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