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Flume Trail

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Awesome views!

A friend and I brought our own bikes and had the shuttle service take us to Tahoe meadows. The... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Hayward, California
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Spectacular views as you hike along the bluffs of hills of Lake Tahoe.

The view was spectacular as you hike along the trial. It took us about 3 hours in and 3 hours out... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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Picturesque and narrow dirt bike trail with views of Lake Tahoe.
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Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, NV 89452
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I brought our own bikes and had the shuttle service take us to Tahoe meadows. The driver was excellent and gave us directions to go towards the Flume Trail which we enjoyed all the way to Marlette lake. If you're comfortable on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baywalk827
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The Flume Trail is a beautiful, classic Tahoe ride, but avoid renting from the shops near the Tunnel Creek Cafe if possible. Their shuttle service is convenient (and the shuttle driver is super friendly and helpful), but the bikes and poorly maintained and the employees...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather B
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Reserved bikes on the internet where you can select bikes and timeframes. Once we get there (2pm as stated on their confirmation) first we get an interogation: what shape are you in, how old are the kids etc. Then he mentions that we're too late...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Natasja W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The view was spectacular as you hike along the trial. It took us about 3 hours in and 3 hours out to go 5-6 miles. It was so beautiful and in September the trail was quiet.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank volson1016
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Four of us 50-something, reasonably fit adults had an amazing ride today from Spooner Lake back to Tunnel Creek Road along Marlette Lake and the spectacular Flume Trail thanks to Flume Trail Bikes. Reading previous reviews, we were excited for the ride but nervous about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LisaL969
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We parked on the road near the Tunnel Creek Cafe and walked up to the trail. It was all up hill. We walked 3 miles uphill and 3 miles back. The view is gorgeous and the trail is beautiful too!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Arielle51091
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This was a long steep hike up to Monkey Rock but once we got there the views and the monkey were worth the trip!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We picked up the trail just above the Tunnel Creek Cafe. It’s a bit steep for the first part, so if you are not in shape, it may be difficult. We are over 6o years old and hiked about 1.5 miles or so to Monkey...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bikefan54
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Mountain biking on the Flume Rim Trail should go straight to the top of your bucket list! It is not for anyone with height fears however everyone else should go now! It is not easy, however, if you are reasonably fit you can do this....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Marjorie0419
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This trail is many, many miles long. We only hikes a few miles of it near incline Village. It was a bit of a climb but once you are up high the views are worth it. Very forested area with some wildlife. It was warm...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank karensSouthernIN
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Keri W
February 11, 2017|
Response from tomandhubbs2011 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Keri, although the track is quite narrow, there is easily enough room to walk with your bike - as long as you are doing so in a sensible fashion. You sometimes meet walkers and people who have stopped to take photos and... More
John R
July 6, 2015|
Response from c0kelly |
Just had lunch at Tunnel Creek Cafe, which is also the home of Flume Trail Mountain Bikes -- a company that offers mountain bike rentals and offers a shuttle service for those biking the Flume Trail and Tahoe Rim Trail... More