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Such a Special Place

Never disappointed when I visit this spot! The beauty of it all is just amazing! Visit often and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
San Mateo, California
Great views, nice lakes

Takes a bit of planning to get here and the drive can be a bit of a challenge as it's narrow and... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
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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 6 days ago

Never disappointed when I visit this spot! The beauty of it all is just amazing! Visit often and enjoy the splendor of it all!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kduffysi
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Takes a bit of planning to get here and the drive can be a bit of a challenge as it's narrow and sometimes meeting cars requires some manipulation, but it's well worth it. The drive alone is very scenic, be sure and stop at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RC30319
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Simple 3/4 mile hike with some uphill walking from the parking lot. The resort is currently closed, but the fall colors are in effect at this pretty lake area. We took photos and enjoyed the lunch we brought along. This was a fun few hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AvidTraveler006
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This lake area was gorgeous. The pictures we took just didn't do it justice because the lake was so clear, it didn't show up as a lake but the reflection of the mountainside surrounding it. We arrived on their last open day. The rental cabins...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karab730
Reviewed August 31, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mancuso18
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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