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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Very Nice Old Fashioned feel Ranger station

The folks here were so nice in helping us book our backpack into desolation wilderness. You can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Edmonds, Washington
Great for small children or an easy walk

Cute little trail that takes you to a real aquarium-like area of fish. Little kids will love this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob L
Jacksonville, Florida
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Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The folks here were so nice in helping us book our backpack into desolation wilderness. You can borrow bear barrels for free. Good selection of local back country maps and nice little forest gift area.

Thank louanng15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute little trail that takes you to a real aquarium-like area of fish. Little kids will love this. You might want to bring some bug spray just in case the bushes act up with flying critters. But the walk is nice

1  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center itself is small, but from the visitor center you can access some lovely hikes. The staff at the visitor center was very helpful. There are also ranger-led hikes, which we'll try to catch our next trip to the area.

1  Thank CTchick31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Visitor Center is a good place to get info about the area. We did a lot of hiking while we were at Lake Tahoe and they had great information about the trails.

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access and only a short walk to the viewing chamber to look at the stream profile. Excellent for all ages and abilities. View wildlife and relax as you stroll through such a beautiful area. Pick the right time of year and you'll view a...More

1  Thank davetaylornsx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A vast area of things to do. The Taylor Creek Center has a lot to offer, whether a walk, just sitting or biking-hiking-running this is a great place to go for a few hours.

1  Thank Mptravis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenic drive on my way up to the falls. Meadows full of tall grasses and flowers! A rustic wood fence borders the field. Very picturesque.

1  Thank sharoncatania2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely park. No entrance fee or parking fee, plenty of parking including long spaces for trucks pulling campers. I only walked the Rainbow trail this time but saw a huge variety of plants and terrain as well as a weather station that...More

2  Thank Haikuist
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place to visit for any age all times through the year. And it's right on the lake and free sc mic fees

Thank V6767VTnancyv
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Taylor Creek is a good place to learn about natural areas including: pine forests, wetlands and lake shore. Sign posts provide information about trees, flora, birds and other wildlife. The trails are all flat and well signposted.

2  Thank Martin C
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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.