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Fantastic and beautiful

I could not have been happier with the Eagle Falls Trail. It's an easy hike and amazingly Scenic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco
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Short (but challenging) hike that my kids loved!

This is a BEAUTIFUL hike with fantastic views of Lake Tahoe (esp. Emerald Bay), and--bonus--a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
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A beautiful and well-marked trail.
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Highway 89, Tahoe City, CA 96150
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could not have been happier with the Eagle Falls Trail. It's an easy hike and amazingly Scenic all the way. You could do the round trip in less than 2 hours if you're in a hurry. Or, you can hang out at Eagle Lake...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a BEAUTIFUL hike with fantastic views of Lake Tahoe (esp. Emerald Bay), and--bonus--a large, rocky waterfall! (That being said, if you're ONLY interested in the view, go across the street and park in the lot for the Vikingsholm trailhead--views are less obstructed there.)...More

Thank rienealwriter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is off season right now, but the trails are accessible. The bathrooms are closed, so be sure to go ahead of time. You can hike a loop and also to a bridge that is over falls and a creek. It's less than a mile...More

1  Thank teabee34
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have stated it can be difficult to find a place to park but if you do find a spot it is well worth the stop. Hike to the falls, then continue up a little higher and you will have great views of Emerald...More

Thank rpmengel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DISCLAIMER: I have never been on this hike. Why? There is never anywhere to park your car. There are so many beauuuuutiful places in Lake Tahoe, this one is cramped and over-run with other tourists. Do yourself a favor and find a nice hike off...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Easy hike, very well marked trail, with a huge bonus of a very picturesque view of Eagle Lake at the end. One of the prettiest hikes and lake I've ever seen. Very worth the trip. Parking is difficult and be sure not to park in...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The hike to Eagle Falls is an easy 1/2 mile, with a clearly marked trail, some elevation gain, and some rocky steps. The falls are visible at a bit of distance on the trail and from above at the falls themselves. If you continue to...More

1  Thank bverbos
Reviewed 7 September 2017

High flow this Spring but calming down in Sept, interesting markings can be seen as the ancient glaciers carved the valley out many eons ago, strenuous hike but rewarding for the hearty of mind and spirit, some parking depending time of arrival, lots of tourists...More

Thank SamB29
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Short hike to the falls. Nice overlook area near the falls that affords great views of Emerald Bay. Heavily traveled and limited parking, so arrive early.

Thank Tonto7
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful Clean groomed trails Intermediate level of difficulty Bring towel because you will want to swim in the lake at the top!

Thank Monique318
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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.