We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Eagle falls, Eagle lake

Hiked from the parking area to lower eagle falls and on up to Eagle Lake. About 1 mile in and 1... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
dfwinjurylawyer
,
Dallas, Texas
Morning hike

Definitely get here early! At 9:15 we still got a parking spot right at the trailhead, but by the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Jace B
,
Apple Valley, California
via mobile
Read all 57 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“short hike” (9 reviews)
“parking area” (5 reviews)
“great hike” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150

Similar Things to Do in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)

Write a Review
Reviews (57)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 51 reviews

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
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hike up through a trail to a scenic lake. Wear a suit and bring towels to jump In the lake. What a breathtaking view!

1  Thank Tropics_chick
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We just did it 2 days ago with 2 families and 3 small kids - 1yr, 3yr, 4yr old. - It is only about 10-15min to go up to see the nice falls - hike is bit rocky but not bad, no strollers though. If...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The hike from the parking area to the falls is only about 1/4 mile. It's uphill, but the trail is well maintained. It's an easy trail for kids, but keep a close watch on them, since there are some drop-offs. The falls are beautiful. There...More

1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Eagle Falls is spectacular. We got to the trailhead by 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning and were able to find parking in the lot (on a fee free day even), but it filled up soon afterwards. The hike is steep up to the falls....More

2  Thank DodgersMom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

As many times as I have been to South Lake Tahoe, I never knew there were so many beautiful waterfalls. Eagle Falls is a must for all to see. It is only a few miles from the city and has some amazing waterfalls. There are...More

Thank PhOtOqueen2014
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Discovered this waterfall on accident and boy were we glad we did! This is easily accessible from the main road. There are hiking/walking trails surrounding it so you can definitely get some amazing photos.

Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed 2 May 2016

One of the most photographed locations and worth it, one of the most beautiful and tranquil areas I have ever visited. God's presence revealed in nature.

Thank termacrusher
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Evan's American Gourmet Cafe
426 reviews
8.52 km away
My Thai Cuisine
323 reviews
10.41 km away
Burger Lounge
116 reviews
9.18 km away
Sonney's Bbq Shack Bar and Grill
236 reviews
9.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Vikingsholm
645 reviews
.43 km away
Inspiration Point Vista
232 reviews
1.26 km away
Eagle Lake
11 reviews
1.38 km away
Emerald Bay State Park
659 reviews
1.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Eagle Falls staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit