Distance: 12.2 miles Highlights: Panoramic Views of Lake Tahoe, Ancient Firs Trailheads Spooner Summit South: On S side of Hwy 50 just west of summit. Trailer parking available. Vault toilets, picnic tables. Kingsbury North: From Hwy 207 just W of summit... More Details
North Lake Tahoe Hiking
Challenge yourself! Go experience a real adventure! Let the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe surround you! North Lake Tahoe hiking is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the most amazing natural wonders in the world. Begin with a 5-mile journey to Marlette Lake, which starts at Spooner Lake and leads uphill through the scenic North Canyon. This hike hooks up with popular Flume Trail, one of the most well known and most requested biking trails at Lake Tahoe.
Maybe you have been wanting to treck Lake Tahoe’s most popular Tahoe Rim Trail. The 13-mile Rim Trail North and the 12-mile Rim Trail South both offer great views of the Carson Valley and glimpses of crystal clear Lake Tahoe. Take the Mt. Rose hike challenge and sign the log book at the summit to make it official. Mt. Rose is one of the highest peaks near Lake Tahoe, and you can expect excellent views of the lake, Washoe Valley and the City of Reno.
There are many Lake Tahoe hiking trails to choose from, so lace up those hiking boots, lather on the sunscreen and head off for an adventure into unspoiled wilderness. You will be rewarded with beautiful scenery, glimpses of area wildlife, lungs full of pure mountain air, and a feeling of accomplishment that cannot be matched. There are South Lake Tahoe hiking trails as well – suited for any ability and skill level, and best of all are the memories of the area’s natural beauty that will draw you back again and again.