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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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A Great Leisurely and Informal way to learn why Tahoe is so unique!

Rather than 'steal' the details of the tour, the reviews below do a great job of sharing what to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sierra Madre, California
One of My Favorite Things to See in Tahoe - Especially During Salmon Season

The first week of October brings about the salmon spawning at Taylor Creek. We saw this last year... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
San Jose, California
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Rather than 'steal' the details of the tour, the reviews below do a great job of sharing what to expect. I simply want to add my mark of 'EXCELLENT' to this Natural Attraction. It is well designed with the unique surroundings and environment in mind....More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 4 days ago

The first week of October brings about the salmon spawning at Taylor Creek. We saw this last year when visiting Tahoe. Short walk from the parking lot to the underground viewing area. You walk along a stream that is filled with spawning salmon. We even...More

Thank kristenn872017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Taylor Creek Visitor Center which had some nice walking paths. The underground viewing area of the fish was very nice. Friendly Staff.

Thank kazcass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice kind of out of the way place to get some history information of Lake Tahoe. Nice trails for walking and also some for biking. Great area to take a break too.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hike. Lots of shaded walking paths. No steep inclines. Only downside is bathrooms not really accessible for people with mobility issues. Not super clean either. Go before coming here

Thank David O
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Beautiful views with easy trail to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Pet and kid friendly . Take a picnic and enjoy the day.

1  Thank Kellie C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Two grandpatents, an aunt, a parent and three grandchildren headed to this spot. After a short hike in from the parking lot, we entered a display building that had short explanations about the nature of the fish and habitat. The real cool part, however, was...More

Thank 323maureens
Reviewed 3 August 2017

For as many things as the US govt can't deliver on, the Park and Forest Service are things they excel at, due primarily to the high quality staff they have in their locations that truly love their job, and know their business. Took a drive...More

1  Thank Msiran
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We are staying 3 nights in South Lake Tahoe (BW Station House - recommended!) and based on TA decided to head here on our first day. The Stream profile was disappointing but we really enjoyed the loop stroll to the Beach at Tallac Point and...More

Thank LoveToTravel524
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We stopped here after kayaking at Emerald Bay to buy my senior pass for the national parks. As we pulled in, we realized that we had explored here on our honeymoon in 1980! I learned a lot then about how Lake Tahoe was formed and...More

Thank Susan E
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robert c
27 June 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
4 June 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
Charlesvincent A
21 March 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.