Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, Olympic Valley

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  • One of our favorite hikes in the Tahoe area. It is short, mayb e 4 miles round trip and you can visit all 5 lakes. If it's warm, the swim at the top mis worthwhile. Or just picnic on a rock at the....  more »
  • Beautiful trail passing lakes and ending at Squaw Valley areal tram if you decide to end up in Squaw Valley. The tram down is free. You can also return to trail head. Difficult at beginning but very.....  more »
  • Strenuous hike for about thirty minutes. We turned back after an hour and didn't hit the lakes. Really fun hike with lots of friendly hikers on the trail. So many dogs!
  • Get ready to climb 1,000 feet right away, this is a steep hike up to the lakes, with no shade cover, and the majority to the hike is getting to the lakes. Once you make it, the lakes are on fairly level ground. Bring plenty of water and some food, hike takes about 2.5-3 hours :)

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