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This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake and Cascade Falls.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is scenic but you may get lost if you go away from the cascade lake. Stay close to the lake and go around the lake to see the Cascade falls. End of August water is very less but you can still see a...More

1  Thank UHSAY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked at inspirtation point for free but I believe you might be able to park at the trailhead in bayview campground for free as well. The trail begins at the bayview trailhead (end of bayview campground) and there are signs that say cascade falls...More

Thank evabaransky
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We really enjoyed our hike to Cascade Falls! Trail was east to find and we just parked across the street at Inspiration Point. The hike I would say is easy/moderate. It took us about 45 mins there and back and we took a lot of...More

2  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Wow wow and wow. Just did this hike with my family today and we all had a blast. There are times when you have to scramble over rocks and pick your own path, but we all had fun and finished with minor difficulty or stumbles....More

1  Thank uptowneli
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Yea the view is amazing. The climb was rough at times and scary. The rocks were slippery at some points and with no signs we didn’t know exactly where to go. Lucky we followed others going in the same direction but when we got to...More

Thank luzsbrain
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We found this hike to be harder than just easy. But it could have been that we hiked all day and this was our last stop. We thought the trail was not clearly marked once we got on the large granite rocks. Several people had...More

1  Thank karensSouthernIN
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Get there early! The trailhead is located at the back of the Bayview Trailhead entrance. Go all the way in for parking. Unbelievable views of Lake Tahoe Cascade Lake, and Cascade Falls! Nice 3-4 mile round trip hike. Not too difficult for most of it....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed this short hike. The sound of the falls roaring as you approached is awesome. It could be dangerous for small children so keep them very close by.

Thank RastaMatt
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great short hike. I would go again again. Put this on your list and enjoy. It’s just a short drive and you may need to take a bottle water with you.

Thank ben b
Reviewed 18 February 2018

While this hike was slightly underwhelming in the winter (the falls were frozen and a bit anti-climactic after a moderately challenging hike), I am still giving it five stars for it's views and intensity level. We parked on the side of the road and found...More

Thank mgerber18
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