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Address: 24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150
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This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and...

This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.

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Beautiful short hike

Not too long a hike and although there weren't really any falls here when we were, the views down to Emerald Bay were amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Angela P
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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too long a hike and although there weren't really any falls here when we were, the views down to Emerald Bay were amazing.

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Thank Angela P
Mound City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Located right outside Lake Tahoe this waterfall is a great surprise! Although it is well populated, it is worth the hike. The hike leading to the waterfall is very simple; however, there are a couple amazing alpine lakes to view if you are willing to continue hiking. These hikes are much more strenuous, but again worth it! You do have... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Eagle Falls is not the highest I've scene, but it is one of the most beautiful. It Cascades down to Emerald Bay, one of the most beautiful little bays in the world. It is at it's peak in the spring and early summer. If you visit the Tahoe area at these times and miss this beautiful falls you have made... More 

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Thank jsb1953
Sonoma County, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Love Eagle Falls! We have only done the shorter hike to the bridge and it has been amazing every time. On our recent trip mid September there was sadly no water in the falls but it was still an amazing view. We have hiked this many times and we have taken our small children twice and my parents who are... More 

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Thank PinkieNichole
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We like to see the falls and it's on the way to Eagle Lake. It was a short hike, climbing a few stairs. But it was disappointing. There's not much water. But what do you expect, California is facing severe drought .

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Thank marissany
College Station, Texas
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of the highlights of our trip to Tahoe was the hike down to Vikingsholm and then up to Eagle Falls. Well worth the effort.

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1 Thank Julie H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a very short hike up to the falls...took us maybe 10 minutes. We climbed the stairs to the bridge over the falls too but did not venture on to the lake. Very easy hike to the falls is completely worth the effort though.

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I vacation to Lake Tahoe every year for some much-needed R&R time, usually solo since I can really relax and recharge that way. For years, I have been doing the "drive around the lake" and have always stopped at Emerald Bay to take in the magnificent views offered there. On this trip, I pulled over at the Eagle Falls Trailhead... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I did this hike with my friend on December 2014. Initially we only knew about Eagles falls. The falls dis not have much water flow when we visited. When we reach the bridge in front of the falls, people coming down from the lake inspired us to visit the lake. The trail was full of solid ice and people were... More 

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Thank SBhunia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the greatest hike - from Eagle Falls trailhead to Eagle Lake. Gorgeous views and fun hike. Small fee at entrance.

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