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Tahoe City - South/North Trailheads

Highway 89, Tahoe City, CA
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From Camp Richardson go east or west

We rode bikes to the west of Camp Richardson on the trail which parallels the highway but is not on... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Randycoeur
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Tahoe City to River Ranch

We walked the "bike/walk/jog" trail from Tahoe City along the Truckee Rive to River Ranch. It's... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
GRS-SJS
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Sebastopol, California
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Part of the Tahoe Rim Trail and running 18.5 miles north to Brockway Summit.
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  • Very good33%
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  • Poor4%
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“river ranch” (2 reviews)
“squaw valley” (3 reviews)
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Highway 89, Tahoe City, CA
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We rode bikes to the west of Camp Richardson on the trail which parallels the highway but is not on the highway for several miles. Along the trail you can get to the Tallac Historic Site, Taylor Creek Visitor Center, and Baldwin Beach. If you...More

Thank Randycoeur
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We walked the "bike/walk/jog" trail from Tahoe City along the Truckee Rive to River Ranch. It's about 8+ miles round trip. You walk along the river in and out of shade from trees. There are a number of spots where you can walk down to...More

Thank GRS-SJS
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Walk, jog, run, bike skate on this path next to Truckee River. Nice for strolling or what ever your exercise or enjoyment. Also goes through forest and up west lake boulevard.

1  Thank JerrieStang
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Beautiful walk along the lake but too short. if you consider yourself an above average walker. Various historical information stops. More info if you start or end at the "Fanny" bridge. Nice place to sit and watch the people and or boats

1  Thank GeraldP1941
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Easy to get around and find things to do and places to eat. Tamarack Lodge is the Best place to stay! Tahoe House Bakery is best breakfast & lunch!

1  Thank kynze
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We visited in October. The weather was wonderful that day. My favorite part was the boardwalk down by the lake. There is some interesting information about the formation of the lake on a plaque along the boardwalk. It not only describes how the lake was...More

1  Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We spent all three days at Granlibakken. There are pools, spas, tennis, zip lines and the greatest food in the area. They are definitely a hard act to follow.

Thank cherrycarole
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

We love the views and the romantic atmosphere in this city, we stayed in autumn and it was cold (0 degrees) our first meal was in Artemis cafe an we enjoyed the amazing view of the lake, the nice greeck style flavores and the arquitectural...More

Thank SusanaJG
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Breath taking views. Mountains, valleys, bike trails etc. One of the most beautiful places in the world. A place you should visit at least once.

Thank arun1204
Reviewed 13 June 2015

There are road constructions going on, which makes the whole city look ugly. Also, because the construction, some of the street parking are not available, and that causes inconvenience to access the nearby stores.

1  Thank TravelPickier
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