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Great short hike

Enjoyed this short hike with our kids and continuing on to see Eagle lake. The trail is well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen T
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Los Angeles, California
Easy hike and stunning views

This is a fairly simple hike, the round trip is about 3 miles up to Eagle lake, the scenes are... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
pd1981
,
Edinburgh
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This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“short hike” (9 reviews)
“parking area” (5 reviews)
“great hike” (4 reviews)
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24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed this short hike with our kids and continuing on to see Eagle lake. The trail is well marked, shaded and has a gradual incline.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a fairly simple hike, the round trip is about 3 miles up to Eagle lake, the scenes are spectacular, you get fantastic views of the lake, the falls and the mountains on the way. I found myself stopping to take pictures every couple...More

1  Thank pd1981
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We tried to go the first time but it was too crowded. We decided go back earlier he next day on a Sunday, what a difference! Easy access and parking! We were able to enjoyed the lower access to Eagle Falls and my family enjoyed...More

1  Thank MaryCasas2boys
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place is absolutely gorgeous!! From the lower falls near the parking lot all the way up to Eagle Lake. The hike is 3.1 miles total round trip. It is mainly a rock stair case with only a few flatter spots to catch your breath....More

1  Thank Htown77
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I had seen these falls once before. That time was in late June. Seeing them in the first week of May with the snow melting was so much batter. I loved them. And it's way less crowded.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Staying in South Lake Tahoe we saw that the first "must see" stop was Emerald Bay and a short hike to Eagle Lake and Eagle Falls. We arrived around 9am and were the second car in the lot. We did the short hike up to...More

2  Thank M M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours hiking Eagle Falls/Loop on a Saturday and while it was busy, it wasn't prohibitive. It's an easy to moderate hike, with well maintained, easily identifiable trails. Lots of places to pull off and enjoy the scenery. It was hot--bring...More

Thank Ami C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Hiked from the parking area to lower eagle falls and on up to Eagle Lake. About 1 mile in and 1 mile back. The trip is less than 500 feet of elevation change, but, you are climbing nearly the entire way and mostly the trail...More

2  Thank dfwinjurylawyer
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely get here early! At 9:15 we still got a parking spot right at the trailhead, but by the time we got back from the lake around 11 parking was a zoo! Unless you get lucky and catch someone leaving, you're going to have a...More

1  Thank Jace B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Just a short drive from South Lake Tahoe, you can take in an enjoyable short hike up to Eagle Falls. The view from the hike is awesome.

1  Thank David A
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