Mt. Tallac Trail, South Lake Tahoe

4.9
#1 of 17 in Trails in Lake Tahoe (California)
Mt. Tallac Trail rings Lake Tahoe, extending for 15.4 km (9.6 mi). This moderately difficult trail offers unparalleled vistas of the lake and dark green pine forests surrounding it. Walk along the mountain ridges and climb the summit standing at 2,967 m (9,735 ft) above sea level for the best views. The trail is accessible from May until October with a wilderness permit. Make Mt. Tallac Trail part of your personalized South Lake Tahoe itinerary using our South Lake Tahoe visit planner.
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  • Coming from 500ft above sea level, there was definitely some adjusting to the altitude. Rocky terrain most of the way, but well worth the effort. 10 miles out and back, 7 hours round trip, counting.....  more »
  • Great trail with great views of Lake Tahoe. Trail has quite an elevation gain, but take your time and enjoy the amazing views and it will be worth it.  more »

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