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Just Another Beautiful Lake in Paradise

If you hike up here you can have a cold lemonade and look down on both Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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Amazing as 25 years ago!

I had memories of angora from my camp days 25 years ago, and since we were visiting Lake Tahoe with... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
San Diego, California
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Scenic pavement and dirt path that provides beautiful vistas of Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe.
Fallen Leaf Road, Highway 89, Fallen Leaf, CA 96150
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you hike up here you can have a cold lemonade and look down on both Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe. Angora is higher and warmer and it’s easy to rent stand up paddle boards and kayaks. It’s worth the short but steep hike...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I had memories of angora from my camp days 25 years ago, and since we were visiting Lake Tahoe with the family, I wanted us to go back so I could share the experience w my 1 & 4 year old. After reading reviews, I...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The road is a bit rough but we did it in a minivan. The parking is $8, but if you have. A national parks pass, it’s free. It’s a short 3/4 mile hike each way but the lake is secluded and has great cliff jumping...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The road to the parking lot is single lane with turnouts for cars to pass Parking lot fills up fast. Well worth the drive and hike

Thank vegashomes
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s a bit challenging to find Angora Lakes - but after going a bit down an narrow unmarked gravel road and then hiking UP a steep path, our family was delighted to find two beautiful mountain lakes - Angora lakes, south of Lake Tahoe. The...More

Thank nancyjeanne
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Wow, wow and more wow. The road to Angora Lakes may feel treacherous to unconfident drivers but it offers up some of the most stellar views I have encountered in all of my travels. After the exhilarating drive along the ridge road there is a...More

3  Thank uptowneli
Reviewed June 30, 2018

After a challenging drive to get to the trailhead, we Quickly made the short hike up to the lakes. We went for the cliff jumping but after reading of all the injuries there we decided against it is a beautiful place and a very isolated...More

7  Thank 78gzaff
Reviewed October 7, 2017

My wife, grown daughter and I visited Lake Tahoe in mid-September. We were looking for an easier hike one morning and the write-ups I saw about Angora Lake made me want to give it a try. You take the road by Fallen Leaf Lake and...More

5  Thank danieloW7812SH
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We have 17, 15, and 11 year old and it was on the top of their list to do again this year( we did it two years ago !). We were also working with extended family and parking for two cars was getting frustrating around...More

Thank mbeglinger
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This lake was a found treasure on our recent trip to Lake Tahoe. It requires a short hike to get to the small lake. Our family enjoyed the paddleboarding, rock/cliff jumping, and kayaking, and just hanging around on the beach. Highly recommend visiting this spot...More

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February 11, 2015|
Response from city_hoppa | Reviewed this property |
They have lakeside boulders that patrons jump from, but it's strongly discouraged due to the decent likelihood of injury or death, and the remote location and delay in emergency response. In fact, the day we visited, a note... More