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This trail has a great view of the ocean as you are walking. Not a lot of altitude changes so good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Visit to South Tahoe 2018

We did the hike to the lighthouse and part of the Rubicon Rim trail. Good exercise. Strenuous in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay State Parks, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This trail has a great view of the ocean as you are walking. Not a lot of altitude changes so good for a starting hiker. Extremely well maintained trail.

Thank Dianaalbertson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the hike to the lighthouse and part of the Rubicon Rim trail. Good exercise. Strenuous in parts but mostly moderate. Worked off my breakfast.

Thank xtlmc3u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hit the trail around 830 and didn’t see another soul for nearly 2 hours. Nice secluded beach/cove with only 1 other couple. More hikers started in around 1030ish. Glad we were on our own for the majority of the time. Absolutely breathtaking

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a morning doing this hike over to Emerald Bay and back. Not overly challenging but most definitely beautiful the entire way. We would recommend this hike to anyone in the area.

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail along Emerald Bay is relatively easy and very scenic. Pack your swimming gear and enjoy your efforts down at the beach near Vikingsholm. Bring along munchies...they're expensive and limited at the beach.

Thank Pioneer722670
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't hike the entire trail because a friend was a bit sick and not about to do a 12 mile trail, but the 5 miles we did do were totally enchanting! We parked at the designated free parking space at the top of Emerald...More

1  Thank evabaransky
Reviewed 19 August 2018

So we hiked from Vikingsholm to DL Bliss, which is what our books suggested (instead of hiking the opposite way). The hike itself is about 6 miles, and FANTASTIC. Great views all along the way, moderate exertion. For people who like to hike, this is...More

1  Thank JenB B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We did a beautiful 10 mile hike to the light house and back! We did a lot of hiking on our vacation and this was by far our favourite trail. Very easy and the scenes are unreal! Bring water and a camera!

2  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you are a real 4x4 offroader - this is the must-do place to drive and to enjoy - not for speed - not for competition - but just for the beauty of the trail - the nature - the surrouindings - and also for...More

Thank Travelfriends-Global
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We did the Rubicon Trail with the Jeep Jamboree and the trail is a never-ending obstacle of rocks and boulders that never stop. Do not do this trail alone!! Great fun but lots of high level stress.

Thank wacotxtraveler
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