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Address: NV
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Nevada lake named for its large amount of eagles.

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Beautiful but crowded

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
babobear1
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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187 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 falls, then it thins out a bit as the hike increases slightly in difficulty. The... More 

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Sacramento, California
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442 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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. Great for families. The trail can be crowded at times, since it's such a popular... More 

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Mound City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I highly recommend taking this hike and enjoying the relaxing views of the lake! The water is so refreshing and the views breath-taking!

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Thank MarvinPam2013
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This place is spectacular. It was the perfect place to ask my girlfriend to marry me. The pristine water and the snow top mountains in the background is absolutely breathtaking. The hike to the lake is easy too. Lots of steps but completely bearable. Although your surroundings while getting there are nice, the lake is the true gem. Don't miss... More 

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Philly
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

The 2 hour round-trip moderate difficulty trail ends at eagle lake. Beautiful, serene, picturesque and quiet. A must for hikers in the area. The trail is marked and unambiguous.

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Rockledge, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

It's a beautiful, scenic location. Serene and gorgeous. Lots of kayaker so, boats and beach line area. Enjoy!

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

The hike was not bad. I am not a fit person but I made it. The scenery along the way was amazing. You can even see Emerald Bay. The Lake was beautiful; serene, calm and inviting but we did not swim although some people swam that day. We brought sandwiches and fruit with us so we had a picnic there... More 

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Solihull
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Stopped off at eagle lake, and yes saw several Eagles. How fab. RV site was great, clean, full hook up, fire pit and clean loos. Very relaxing peaceful stay.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Hiking past Upper Eagle Falls and looking down at Emerald Bay on the way. It is about 1 mile each way, up on the way and down back. Good exercise.

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Sebastopol, California
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155 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I done this hike in every season. It's only a mile up from the hwy. but you feel it's the top of the world. The trail head is across the hwy. from the falls. If you park out of the parking lot it's free. Take your time, the attitude can get to you and carry water. There are camp sites... More 

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