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Cave Rock

Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
+1 775-831-0494
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Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the Washoe Indians.
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  • Average11%
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“short hike” (3 reviews)
“east side” (2 reviews)
Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
+1 775-831-0494
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the nice park with scenic views of Lake Tahoe. This time we were there on Labor Day. Cave Rock is very pretty.

Thank mini
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Beautiful views of sunset. Short hike to the rock and fairly easy climb to the top of the rock. One of the best sunset views giving a glimpse of the whole lake.

Thank Kartic B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You can pay for three parks at any one of the three. This was one of them. It was nice. Right on the water. And the rock is pretty cool looking. Only takes a little amount of time to check it out.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is by far the most impressive view of the Lake anywhere. You are up high and overlooking the Lake with nothing between you and it. This is my favorite hike to take visitors on. Every ability level of hiker can make it to the...More

Thank Dale R
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Cave Rock is one of the most amazing sites along the Lake Tahoe shoreline. The best approach is driving northbound on Highway 50 from Lincoln Park (east side of Lake Tahoe). Unfortunately, you can't get right up to the rock. There's a boat launch on...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A bunch of friends brought me up here after spending the day at the beach and in the hills. There were plenty of spots to park where the trail begins and took about 15 minutes to hike up the top. Some of our party were...More

Thank mackaroni
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Cave Rock was recommended as a site for star-gazing. We decided to do it by daylight instead but were disappointed that the access road was closed. Not sure if this was to protect a sacred Indian site or for another reason.

Thank Lisa627
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We visited Cave Rock around 10:00 AM on a sunny morning and were blown away by the views. The hike to the top of the rock took about 20 minutes from the car and offered a little bit of light scrambling. It was a lot...More

Thank kasejason
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Hike,site see,Photography it has it all.A location that best describes itself.If you are ever in Lake Tahoe,Cave Rock is a must see and visit location.View it from the land or enjoy its beauty from the water.

3  Thank John C
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Wow, we did this short hike to the base of cave rock and then climbed the rock. Scramble isn't quite how I would describe it, but, at 58, we both managed to find footing all the way to the top and wow, was it worth...More

1  Thank Do S
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24 May 2017|
Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
Not a beach, hike to a vantage point overlooking the lake. For beach, try Kiva or Tahoe keys East Cove or anything on the East Shore Nevada State Park.