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Angora Lakes Climb

Fallen Leaf Road, Highway 89, Fallen Leaf, CA 96150
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The Climb of A Lifetime

With a summer trip to South Lake Tahoe, there is an endless array of activities to chose from... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
byersholly
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Cincinnati, Ohio
What a Lovely Place

My older kids wanted to find a great cliff-jumping location. I googled to find Angora Lakes. We... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
PBProf
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Scenic pavement and dirt path that provides beautiful vistas of Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Fallen Leaf Road, Highway 89, Fallen Leaf, CA 96150
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

With a summer trip to South Lake Tahoe, there is an endless array of activities to chose from; however, I would like to suggest one of the lesser known options: a hike to Angora Lake. To give you fair warning, the hike is not an...More

Thank byersholly
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My older kids wanted to find a great cliff-jumping location. I googled to find Angora Lakes. We took our large extended family with teens, kids, and grandkids. The uphill hike is short and lovely. The resort area around the lake is like a step back...More

Thank PBProf
Reviewed 13 August 2016

On this little hike it is the destination and not the journey that is the point, as the journey is very brief. And the destination is just lovely. In its own way it is reminiscent of my Michigan upbringing. It was like finding a large,...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This isn't a hike to a pristine alpine lake. It's a long'ish walk to a small resort set in a gorgeous location. If you're loaded up with beach chairs, floaties and coolers then the road/trail up to the lakes from the parking would be draining....More

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My family has been visiting Upper Angora Lake for nearly 20 years. The forest service road that climbs above Fallen Leak Lake is very bumpy at the start but smooths out. We have driven it with a Prius as well as SUVs. Both types of...More

1  Thank Marc13510
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stunning! Best hike of our week in Tahoe. We arrived early and stayed all day. 1/2 mile hike from parking lot to beach. Need $7 park. They have lunch and other snacks up at the resort. Don't miss this!

Thank MelMacAustinTexas
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Hiked in the winter, had a hard time finding the trail head, so we hiked along the road, until we entered a residential area that had many posted signs "Private property". Beautiful lake, just make sure you find the trailhead.

Thank JypsyJinger
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Co-worker told me about this place- you can drive most of the way, and it's only a 0.6 mile hike to the lake/resort. Probably because of this, the place can get a little crowded, so plan to go early (the parking lots will fill). Bring...More

3  Thank Jim050
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I visited the Angora Lakes Resort today. The lake was quaint and beautiful. The staff at the resort desk was very nice. For lunch the turkey humus and world famous lemonade were delicious! Great meal after a hike! :)

1  Thank Huskybsbl
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Have been coming to Angora Lake for quite a while - 60 years and thank God it remains the same. Truly carved from Heaven and if you arrive like I did on a weekday in October - you won't find a soul. Absolutely quiet, serene...More

1  Thank Steve A
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eleeshya77
Do they have a cliff that you can jump off into the water?
12 February 2015|
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Response from city_hoppa | Reviewed this property |
They have lakeside boulders that patrons jump from, but it's strongly discouraged due to the decent likelihood of injury or death, and the remote location and delay in emergency response. In fact, the day we visited, a note... More
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