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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Not open on weedays

The facility is currently open only on weekends. It would mostly certainly have been nice indeed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ltaku
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Belmont, California
Nice Walk, Spectacular Views

We visited on 5/29, and the visitor center was closed. It is not scheduled to open until early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TxWaccamaw
,
Amarillo, Texas
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“salmon” (106 reviews)
LOCATION
Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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+1 530-573-2674
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"salmon"
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"underground viewing"
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"fish viewing area"
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"nice walk"
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"early october"
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"nature trail"
in 6 reviews
"all ages"
in 20 reviews
"easy walk"
in 12 reviews
"ranger station"
in 4 reviews
"the loop"
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"fall colors"
in 4 reviews
"great for kids"
in 9 reviews
"forest service"
in 8 reviews
"any age"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful area"
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"memorial day"
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"tallac historic site"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facility is currently open only on weekends. It would mostly certainly have been nice indeed if there were a sign at the turnoff from hwy 89 indicating as much so as to avoid having to drive all the way in, park, and then...and only...More

3  Thank ltaku
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on 5/29, and the visitor center was closed. It is not scheduled to open until early July. Trails were open. Well worth the stop. The views of Mt Tallac and the Taylor Creek are beautiful.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

a stop here is always worth it. interactive signage around the hiking loop makes for an interesting and informative easy hike

Thank GE3-95037
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

I try to make it to Taylor Creek at least once a month or about once a week during the summer. A great place to observe how a creek environment can transform throughout the seasons. Wildflowers, aspens, willows, beavers, migrating fish, bears, lots of variety,...More

1  Thank Worldcycle
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Great place for a casual nature walk. The views of the mountains are very nice. There are displays of some of the area animals and a place where you can view fish. In the fall you can see the salmon running and on occasion, bears...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This visitor's center delivers multiple learning venues from the stream profile chamber to the amphitheater to multiple interpretive trails. Activities vary through the seasons and it is a great place to observe nature as well as just hang out for a picnic.

Thank AngoraPat
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Taylor Creek Visitors Center is a nice pleasant place to see nature at any time of year. It has dedicated paths that meander thru Aspen forest, marsh meadows, willow glens and creek side shallows. It even has a interpretive center showing what's under the water,...More

2  Thank Bob F
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is a great place to see your tax dollars working really well. Outstanding interpretive trails and exhibits to help kids and adults alike understand the Natural History and ecology of the Tahoe basin. Prime summer months include a semi-underground viewing ("Stream Profile") display --...More

1  Thank flyingmax
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

The visitor's center has a stream profile, so that you can watch trout and salmon swim. It has great views of the mountains, and a path down to the beach. A MUST WHEN IN TAHOE.

1  Thank Stephanie N
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Only open late Spring to Early Fall, but the hiking trails are our favorites! Birding, hiking near lake, beautiful beaches for a picnic, great interpretive signage.

Thank Ellen M
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robert c
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Mytinimartini | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. There was one section that was closed off due to flooding but well marked with signs
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65Kazwell
June 4, 2017|
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Response from kimfE3697VE | Reviewed this property |
The trails are open for walking 24 hours a day. The Rainbow Trail is the exception at the moment. It is normally a loop trail, however currently about 25 yards of this trail is closed due to high water, While the majority... More
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Charlesvincent A
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much snow is left. The paved trails are not plowed. The visitors center will probably not be open until Memorial Day.
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