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What a view!

Easy walk/hike and if you are willing to do some creative rock climbing you are rewarded with a... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Sarah H
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Don’t miss the view!

I’m so glad we found this hike that climbs a large rock above the highway. There are only room for... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
New Albany, Indiana
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Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the Washoe Indians.
Hwy 50, 13 mi south of Sand Harbor Beach, Glenbrook, NV 89413
+1 775-831-0494
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Easy walk/hike and if you are willing to do some creative rock climbing you are rewarded with a view. Felt like we were right on the edge of the world on top of the cave rock with a straight drop off on the other side.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad we found this hike that climbs a large rock above the highway. There are only room for 5 to 7 cars maybe at the trail head. We had it at the perfect time as there is only a couple of cars there....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Unfortunately, there is very few parking spots. There is a very easy hike up to Cave Rock where you can have great views. Once at the base of Cave Rock, it is an easy climb up the rocks to the top for some fantastic panoramic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank James M
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Unfortunately, climbing up Cave Rock wasn't an option for us, but it is impressive to look at and photograph. I didn't tell my daughter about it when we drove to it and she saw it coming and asked what the heck that was.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frank D
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Only 4 legitimate parking spaces so we went past the full lot, turned around and lucked out that people were leaving. It is a short hike with little elevation gain, so the views are great the whole way. We ate our picnic lunch in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 5inavan
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It was an easy 10-15 minutes hike from parking lot once you found it but there were no markers or trail signs, explanations etc. Its supposed to be an extinct volcano but no real information stating so along the hike. Wouldn't recommend find a different...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jmoyguff
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Short steep hike up from the parking area (in a neighborhood "Cave Rock Trail Head" on WAZE - not Cave Rock Beach) - the last part is a scramble up the back side of the rock that is above the tunnel! There is no set...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Anne32825
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Because of good weather with no snow, we've decided to climb there. The reward was great as the view great was. It must be great spot for sunsets. The whole rock and short trial connecting this spot with very small parking spot is colorful and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank romanpiekosz
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went to the nice park with scenic views of Lake Tahoe. This time we were there on Labor Day. Cave Rock is very pretty.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mini
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Beautiful views of sunset. Short hike to the rock and fairly easy climb to the top of the rock. One of the best sunset views giving a glimpse of the whole lake.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Kartic B
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24 May 2017|
Response from 272daler | Reviewed this property |
Not a beach, hike to a vantage point overlooking the lake. For beach, try Kiva or Tahoe keys East Cove or anything on the East Shore Nevada State Park.