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Address: Crystal Bay, NV
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This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.

This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.

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Gorgeous Views. Easy Walk-Up. Free Parking. Kid/Dog Friendly. Informative Displays. Bathroom On Summit

Stateline Fire Lookout may have the best view of Lake Tahoe. It is a relatively easy walk up, has gorgeous views, has free parking, is kid and dog friendly (there are even doggy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
Burlington, Vermont
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stateline Fire Lookout may have the best view of Lake Tahoe. It is a relatively easy walk up, has gorgeous views, has free parking, is kid and dog friendly (there are even doggy doodie bags at the entrance), has informative displays and a bathroom at the summit. We lounged around at the summit, read the displays, enjoyed the views, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I was staying in Incline Village and was looking for an easy scenic stroll. This was it! Easy to walk up with option to explore plenty of side trails. Spectacular views without needing to do lots of hiking.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Take the small walkway to the right near the top and see views of Agate Bay on the west, then loops around to the point view, then around to Crystal Bay. This shorter hike is a hidden gem.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hotel staff recommended this place to us and mentioned this is the best view of the entire lake. They were absolutely right. The views were amazing and the hike was beautiful with all of the trees and nature. I was astounded by the natural beauty. The hike uphill is not too bad.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

On a spectacular Monday afternoon (15 Aug) as we were taking our time driving from Olympic Valley, CA, clockwise around the lake to Stateline, NV, for dinner at Chart House, we stopped here to enjoy a nice hike to this beautifully arranged site. My wife and I have many fond memories of enjoying impressive views from this site. On our... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This a very easy hike to take, and with lots of beautiful scenery of Lake Tahoe. There are several lookouts with historical sighs to read.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

A nice easy (though with some grade to it) trail leads up a mile to some incredible views and fun little history markers. Didn't take us long to get up here except for the several geocaches along the way we stopped to find. The trail itself isn't much to scream about, but what you see up top is awesome. Beautiful,... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

You just have to be in awe at the natural beauty of this entire area. Views of the lake just show it's blue waters surrounded by green trees and mountains. Just beautiful

Thank Bernardo F
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

It's a bit of a walk to get up to the view, but well worth it. The walk is just over 1/2 mile each way. Fairly steep up-hill walk on a paved road to reach the site of the former fire lookout. Finding the access road is a little tricky: From Highway 28 on the north shore of Lake Tahoe,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Found the place from the local newspaper 15+ ya and visiting it every time we are at Tahoe since then. Recommend to everyone who is able to take a 20 min walk a bit up to see a stunning view of lake Tahoe in any time of the year.

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