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Eagle Falls Trail

Highway 89, Tahoe City, CA 96150
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Nice hike

45 mins each way, a bit rocky and steep in some places, but not difficult. A very popular hike, so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Birkerod, Denmark
via mobile
Easy hike and great reward at the top

This is a short hike that provides a superb view of Lake Tahoe. If you are on the west shore, it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Reno, Nevada
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A beautiful and well-marked trail.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Highway 89, Tahoe City, CA 96150
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

45 mins each way, a bit rocky and steep in some places, but not difficult. A very popular hike, so expect queues. Nice views, and Eagle Lake is beautiful. Getting a parking spot is like winning the lottery. You're expected to fill out a permit...More

Thank frankolsendk
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a short hike that provides a superb view of Lake Tahoe. If you are on the west shore, it is definitely worth it. There is very little parking, so it helps if you get there early or luck when someone is just leaving.

Thank hmill2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a short hike that leads you up there. The view is nice, not the best around the lake though. Volcanic rocks make it hard to sit and enjoy the view for long...

Thank Arnaud L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many steps to get tot eh view but worth it. Quick hike to see a nice waterfall and amazing view of emerald bay. Worth stopping for.

1  Thank Maggymuffin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our hike to the Falls and up to Eagle Lake. The hike is not difficult for average person. Most people would take a few breaks here and there. Make sure to pack water. Round Trip took us about 1 1/2 hours. Eagle Lake is...More

Thank Dance1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family enjoys the scenic hike very much. Bring ice water with you in the summer. Go early for parking.

Thank ilovehockey2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great morning hike to break up the beach monotony. Moderate 1.8mi hike (each way) along a roaring river (June) and falls. Eagle lake is beautiful, quiet and freezing cold. Some people jumped in, but quickly got right back out.

Thank FlynnDMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've done this hike many times. We take our lunch to eat at the lake before the trip back down. Fantastic scenery. Parking is a big problem.

Thank johbenicia
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Eagle Falls is beautiful and if you're weary, unable or just don't want to walk too far, it's a great payoff for little effort. Wear tennis shoes because it's very rocky. Many people are on the trail so you will be disappointed if you're looking...More

1  Thank luv2camp6
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

These falls and the lake are "take your breath away" views. The 45 min hike UP to the lake will also take away your breath, but it is a view that I'll hold forever. There was snow all over.

Thank 832willh
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19 July 2017|
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Response from 832willh | Reviewed this property |
The forms are there, just fill it out, put it in the box and go enjoy!
13 March 2016|
Response from Laura C |
Yes! We just went this past weekend. We definitely recommend getting there early as parking fills up fast.