Marlette Lake

Trailhead is at Spooner Lake
Marlette Lake California

Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation: 7000′ / 8000′
Mileage (one way): 5 miles

Directions to Trailhead: Park at the Spooner Lake Trailhead, located in Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, just northwest of the Highway 50 / 28 junction. A parking fee is charged.

Trail: A moderate five mile uphill hike leads you through picturesque North Canyon, lined with aspens, to Marlette Lake. This road provides access to the Flume Trail, a popular mountain biking trail, which starts at Marlette Lake Dam.

Attractions and Considerations: Dogs are allowed on a leash. No fishing is allowed because it is a fish hatchery.

Useful Map Information: USDA Forest Service map: Lake Tahoe Basin Mgnt. Unit: R.18 E. T. 14 N.

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