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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Nice Info Area with Trails

Sufficient parking. Small center, but Informative. Nice book section. We went part way down the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
via mobile
Love the short walks!

Went twice to the Taylor Creek area and loved them both! Had a great chat with a Ranger from the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
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Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-573-2674
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Sufficient parking. Small center, but Informative. Nice book section. We went part way down the Lake Trail and got some nice pictures. Another person in our group took the trail that was a loop and said it took about 20 minutes. Plants in the outside...More

Thank SMGrandma
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Went twice to the Taylor Creek area and loved them both! Had a great chat with a Ranger from the Rainbow trail fish viewing area back to the statio!

Thank Roberta C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Looking for something free and easy with small kids, go here and hike the Rainbow trail. It will take 30-45 minutes even stopping all the time to look at whatever the heck little kids look at. It is nice and cool, even though it was...More

Thank pope411
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Between Camp Richardson and Emerald Bay on Hwy 89 you'll discover the greatest free experience on Lake Tahoe. Taylor Creek is operated by the US Forest Service and the Visitors Center, though small, gives you lots of information. It's not always staffed, depending on the...More

Thank evenyl
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

After a day in the mountains we discovered a complete new ecosystem in this visitor center. The walk to the under water panorama was easy and surprisingly beautiful. The explanatory signs were interesting. Definitely not just-for-kids!

Thank Tychot
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice hiking trail, well-kept amenities and the park rangers are friendly and knowledgeable. What more could you ask for?

Thank 678DChris
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Taylor Creek Visitor Center is also referred to as the Stream Profile Chamber. You go below ground level and watch the salmon in the wild. This is a great opportunity for children to see the fish in action. In the fall, around September or so,...More

Thank FosterMT
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Mild walk, good photo Spots. Good for Kids in fall when the salmon swim upstream. Educational also .Also it is FREE

Thank R W
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stopped into the center on our first day to find some hikes and recreation in the area. The Ranger was excellent for telling the best places to go with and without our dogs. Highly recommend the Rubicon hiking trail.

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Casual walk shows the history and creation of Lake Tahoe's. Learn about the plant and animal live around and in the lake and see trout swimming in their natural habitat.

Thank bruskier
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robert c
27 June 2017|
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Response from Mytinimartini | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. There was one section that was closed off due to flooding but well marked with signs
4 June 2017|
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Response from kimfE3697VE | Reviewed this property |
The trails are open for walking 24 hours a day. The Rainbow Trail is the exception at the moment. It is normally a loop trail, however currently about 25 yards of this trail is closed due to high water, While the majority... More
Charlesvincent A
21 March 2017|
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Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much snow is left. The paved trails are not plowed. The visitors center will probably not be open until Memorial Day.