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Mt. Tallac Trail
#1 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Toss in the tranquility of being in peaceful nature and it's almost like heaven on earth.
No park fees.
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park
#2 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
This park has many scenic, easy/moderate trails with gorgeous views of the lake, casinos, Rabe Meadow... yonder BELOW the mountain.
Everyone who comes to visit marvels at the views and they love the gentle nature of the switchback hike.
Lower Eagle Falls
#3 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Just steps from the road highway 89 you can enjoy majestic views of Lake Tahoe(Emerald Bay) as well as taking breath taking photos inches from the falls makes this a perfect stop for enjoying Mother Nature.
Beautiful mountain lake that reminds me of the much more popular Lake Lorraine in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies.
Pope Beach
#4 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Also, the young man at the ticket booth at the entrance to the park was very friendly, polite and informative - a true local who loves Tahoe.
Boat jetty to take your ride into the lake, small kids park, also access to the nearby activities.
The Gondola at Heavenly
#5 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Heavenly has created a great family adventure and activity park for summer fun at the top of the Heavenly ski resort, accessible by the gondola.
Plan half a day for this activity as the Gondola ride has two observation deck and lot of summer activities such as zip-lining, tree obstacle courses, water parks etc.
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Fallen Leaf Lake California 2.7 mi away
#429 of 2,881 Nature & Parks in California
It was such a great spot -- easy to find, easy to park, such beautiful day!
If you enjoy nature, the flowing river, small water falls and lovely woods make it a must place to visit.
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Rubicon Trail
#6 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
We hiked the popular Rubicon Trail making a loop from the parking lot in DL Bliss State Park along the steep shores of Lake Tahoe, passing under the lighthouse, to Calawee Cove, then back to the lighthouse (topsid...
You can park at either Emerald Bay, Vikingsholm or DL Bliss State Park and make the hike, hike is around 9-13 miles.
Lakeside Beach
#7 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
This place convinced us that in US the nature creates more beautiful views that people did.
During high season, a small park fee is expected.
Baldwin Beach
#8 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
The Baldwin Beach area provides for a nice walk along the lake and into lush nature areas around a creek.
A beautiful park and beach on the south end of Lake Tahoe.
Angora Lakes Climb Fallen Leaf 2.6 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Fallen Leaf
A national parks pass, it’s free.
Need $7 park.
Valhalla at Lake Tahoe
#9 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
I appreciate the Lake Tahoe folks have set aside this pristine area so we can relax and get in touch with our primitive feelings of nature and oneness in self.
Make sure you check the schedule and come when you can tour the inside - it is worth the bucks you lay down to the park service.
Kiva Beach
#10 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
This beach is a hidden gem! Park at the visitor center and take the short rainbow trail to this amazing beautiful beach.
We stopped at the National Park Service visitor center (a fun destination in and of itself) for advice.
Adventure Mountain
#11 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Its a great snow tubing park for all ages.
The best part was since this is an "AT YOUR OWN RISK" park, we were able to tube with our 1 year old who absolutely loved being included.
Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park
#12 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Park is very well maintained, you'll likely find ducks and or geese in the summer months.
Easy to find large lake front park
Fallen Leaf Lake Trail
#13 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Heavenly Mountain Resort Lake Tahoe (California) 4.8 mi away
#16 of 75 Nature & Parks in Lake Tahoe (California)
... 3 year old got to do zip-lining on the kiddies line and he had a wonderful time, we panned for "gold", climbed around the rope parks and in general enjoyed the crisp mountain air and fantastic fun for everyone.
Aldo the best park was the complimentary feminine pads in the bathroom, it's a life saver!
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Bijou Community Park - Disc Golf
#14 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Along with the frisbee golf courses, they have children's play areas, picnic areas, basketball course, skateboard park, dog runs.... They've recently added a Bmx course which seems pretty amazing.
A skateboard area, gazebos for BBQing, a play area for children, and a dog park for both small and large dogs as well as a separate area for agility for dogs.
El Dorado Beach
#15 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
This recently renovated beach front park has BBQ facilities, nice public restrooms, a large grassy area, and world class waterfront views of Lake Tahoe.
I saw on TripAdvisor a review of Thomas F Regan Memorial Park and that they had music and some booths on Thursday night so we decided to stop by after dinner.
Glen Alpine Falls
#16 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Park and walk fifty feet to one of the most georgeous water falls in the area.
Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals
#17 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Cascade Falls Trail Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV 5.5 mi away
#5 of 29 Nature & Parks in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Get out of the casinos and enjoy nature, plus it's FREE....
We parked on the side of the road and found the trailhead in the park.
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Jobs Peak
#18 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Stream Profile Chamber Lake Tahoe (California) 0.9 mi away
#51 of 75 Nature & Parks in Lake Tahoe (California)
Mt. Ralston Peak Trail
#19 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Grass Lake Trail
#20 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay Trail
#21 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Rubicon Peak
#22 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Washoe Meadows State Park
#23 of 23 Nature & Parks in South Lake Tahoe
Eagle Falls Lake Tahoe (California) 6.3 mi away
#17 of 75 Nature & Parks in Lake Tahoe (California)
The car park at the trailhead gets very busy in summer when I was there and we had to park on the road, it's great as a short hike up to the lake or a route that you can continue on if you are feeling more adventu...
Pack it in, pack it out!! In addition to being a good steward, donate a couple bucks to the park at the parking lot box.
Round Hill Pines Beach and Marina Zephyr Cove, NV 6.2 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Zephyr Cove
Tthere is a fee to park, however the beach is spacious and offers a cafe for food and bar for drinks.
We were able to park alongside the road, and walk down.