Eagle Falls Hike, South Lake Tahoe

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Address: Emerald Bay, South Lake Tahoe, CA

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Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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Water Body, Waterfront, View Point, Waterfall, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

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One of South Lake Tahoes’ most popular and pretty hikes, this leads along an upper Eagle Fall and a lower Eagle Falls to Eagle Falls lake, which is perfect for family picnics. The water is only a trickle in the summer–so make sure that you’re visiting in the spring, when the fall is splendorous.

The start of your problems is getting there: Drive 8.5 miles north on Highway 89 from the junction of Highway 50 at South Lake Tahoe, till you come to the Emerald Bay/Vikingsholm State Park parking lot. There’s a small parking fee…if you can get a spot. Usually, unless you arrive early, you won’t get a spot.

Once you’ve parked, it’s a very easy hiking trail along the main sights.

Eagle Falls Hike Information

  • There is a more dangerous trail down to the lake, which offers nicer views; but you should know that people have died from going over the falls. Be careful.

Eagle Falls Hike Ticket Prices

  •  USD 5 parking fee.

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