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Stunning Scenery

The falls were magnificent. The trails were mainly easy to follow. The view was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Short trail to amazing views!

Short trail so even nonhikers can manage to do it. It is near a few other trails (e.g., Eagle Lake... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2019
Reno, Nevada
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This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake and Cascade Falls.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls were magnificent. The trails were mainly easy to follow. The view was unbelievable. Gorgeous and a must see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FarAway562438
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came to Tahoe in mid-April expecting to hike several trails, unfortunately many of them were closed due to snow still on the ground. Cascade Falls was the first one we tried and the trail was covered in about 4’ of snow....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank richey76
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Short trail so even nonhikers can manage to do it. It is near a few other trails (e.g., Eagle Lake, Eagle Falls) so more experienced hikers can get a few trails in in one day if your looking for more distance. FYI: parking can be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carinarivera
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I'm not a hiker, but my friends are. So when I visited them last July, hiking was our daily activity. And Cascade Falls is just awesome. Very tiring, not for the faint-hearted ... I was faint-hearted lol ... but anyway, the view is simply worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dinna P
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a wonderful hike from above Emerald Bay through the campsite to the Cascade trail along cascade lake. It was well worth the hairpin turns to get there, then park by the campgrounds. The hike is an easy/moderate hike along a cliff with climbing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mvh5854
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This trail is scenic but you may get lost if you go away from the cascade lake. Stay close to the lake and go around the lake to see the Cascade falls. End of August water is very less but you can still see a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank UHSAY
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We parked at inspirtation point for free but I believe you might be able to park at the trailhead in bayview campground for free as well. The trail begins at the bayview trailhead (end of bayview campground) and there are signs that say cascade falls...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eb7005
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We really enjoyed our hike to Cascade Falls! Trail was east to find and we just parked across the street at Inspiration Point. The hike I would say is easy/moderate. It took us about 45 mins there and back and we took a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Wow wow and wow. Just did this hike with my family today and we all had a blast. There are times when you have to scramble over rocks and pick your own path, but we all had fun and finished with minor difficulty or stumbles....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank uptowneli
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Yea the view is amazing. The climb was rough at times and scary. The rocks were slippery at some points and with no signs we didn’t know exactly where to go. Lucky we followed others going in the same direction but when we got to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chelsey A
October 6, 2018|
Response from eb7005 | Reviewed this property |
I saw leashed and, if I remember correctly, unleashed dogs on the trail doing fine. However, I'm not sure if they were technically allowed on the trail, so I would double check that before bringing your pup :)