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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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Not a gentle climb; but it's worth it!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sicarrie
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Bmarfam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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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 

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Houston
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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.

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London
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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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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Challenging climb, followed by fantastic views on a moderate single track all the way back to the cafe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

My husband is a hard core mountain biker and was blown away by the views of this trail. It took him a lot less time that all the reviews stated. He went solo and didn't make many stops. He wants to go back next year and do it again.

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