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A BeautifulHike With an Excellent Reward!

This was truly a beautiful hike! I can't say what the loop is like but I would certainly recommend... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Portland, Oregon
Best hike of the trip...6/24/18

It was not as easy as the earlier hike this morning, but the steep and flat sections varied the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
South Deerfield, Massachusetts
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Nevada lake named for its large amount of eagles.
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The reviews I read made it seem so do-able. If young kids can do it, I thought, so can this 50-plus non-athletic woman! Thinking about the parking hassles, I made it to the area by 8:30 am and parked at the side of the highway...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

This was truly a beautiful hike! I can't say what the loop is like but I would certainly recommend taking the Eagle Lake route to and back instead, when given the choice at the trail's fork. Once you reach Eagle Falls continue over the bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

It was not as easy as the earlier hike this morning, but the steep and flat sections varied the pace. The bridge and falls were scenic, but the reward at the end of the trail at Eagle Lake was beautiful, still nested in big mountains,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 5inavan
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Beautiful hike! Go past Eagle Falls and over the bridge and keep going up the rock stairs. We were challenged by the snow and snow melt along the stairs which made it slick in places. Take your time and enjoy! The lake at the end...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anne32825
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

WoW! What an epic ending! The reward for such little work was really pleasing! I was in South Tahoe for work. This was a great hike! Parking was tricky when we arrived around 2:00 p.m. We were really hoping to get a picture of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Eagle Lake is a scenic little lake in the mountains above Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe. The trail continues from the bridge at Eagle Falls and climbs relatively gradually to the lake about a mile farther up. The trail is easy to follow, except for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tonto7
Reviewed June 24, 2017

After a 1.8 mi hike from the highway you arrive at a small beautiful & peaceful lake. If you dare you can take a quick dip to cool off or just wade your feet. The water is crystal clear. It's a popular hike and parking...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank FlynnDMD
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I was going crazy reading others' reviews when trying to figure out whether I should do this with my 5-year-old. My kid is no hiking prodigy, but he has done some 2-3 mile hikes with hills near our home, so I was willing to give...More

Date of experience: August 2016
6  Thank pokerpro05
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This a must visit when in South Lake Tahoe area and for that reason, it is very crowded. If you want to do a manageable hike with the family, this is a good one. Beware you will not be alone at least up to the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank babobear1
Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a great hike with a waterfall along the way and ending at a very nice little alpine lake. The trail is uphill and can be a good workout. You get great views of Tahoe and a perfect little lake for a picnic lunch....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Steven W
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