Mt. Tallac Trail, South Lake Tahoe

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Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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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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  • Moderately tough hike (beyond the tree line, it is just rocks and boulders). Beautiful views of all the lakes around the mountain. Amazing 360 view of the Lake Tahoe at the summit. 
    Moderately tough hike (beyond the tree line, it is just rocks and boulders). Beautiful views of all the lakes around the mountain. Amazing 360 view of the Lake Tahoe at the summit.  more »
  • Ok, I give this 5 stars cause the views are amazing and if you want a challenging trail this is it. It is about 5.7mi to the top bu the last 3/4 mile or so, the trail disappeared and basically... 
    Ok, I give this 5 stars cause the views are amazing and if you want a challenging trail this is it. It is about 5.7mi to the top bu the last 3/4 mile or so, the trail disappeared and basically...  more »

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