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Eagle Lake - you can't miss this hike!

WoW! What an epic ending! The reward for such little work was really pleasing! I was in South Tahoe... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
paula c
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United States
via mobile
Pretty little lake

Eagle Lake is a scenic little lake in the mountains above Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe. The trail... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Tonto7
,
Connecticut
via mobile
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Nevada lake named for its large amount of eagles.
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

WoW! What an epic ending! The reward for such little work was really pleasing! I was in South Tahoe for work. This was a great hike! Parking was tricky when we arrived around 2:00 p.m. We were really hoping to get a picture of the...More

Thank paula c
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Eagle Lake is a scenic little lake in the mountains above Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe. The trail continues from the bridge at Eagle Falls and climbs relatively gradually to the lake about a mile farther up. The trail is easy to follow, except for...More

1  Thank Tonto7
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

After a 1.8 mi hike from the highway you arrive at a small beautiful & peaceful lake. If you dare you can take a quick dip to cool off or just wade your feet. The water is crystal clear. It's a popular hike and parking...More

2  Thank FlynnDMD
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

I was going crazy reading others' reviews when trying to figure out whether I should do this with my 5-year-old. My kid is no hiking prodigy, but he has done some 2-3 mile hikes with hills near our home, so I was willing to give...More

5  Thank pokerpro05
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

This a must visit when in South Lake Tahoe area and for that reason, it is very crowded. If you want to do a manageable hike with the family, this is a good one. Beware you will not be alone at least up to the...More

Thank babobear1
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is a great hike with a waterfall along the way and ending at a very nice little alpine lake. The trail is uphill and can be a good workout. You get great views of Tahoe and a perfect little lake for a picnic lunch....More

Thank Steven W
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Reviewed January 2, 2016

I highly recommend taking this hike and enjoying the relaxing views of the lake! The water is so refreshing and the views breath-taking!

Thank MarvinPam2013
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Reviewed November 14, 2015

This place is spectacular. It was the perfect place to ask my girlfriend to marry me. The pristine water and the snow top mountains in the background is absolutely breathtaking. The hike to the lake is easy too. Lots of steps but completely bearable. Although...More

1  Thank Greg M
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Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

The 2 hour round-trip moderate difficulty trail ends at eagle lake. Beautiful, serene, picturesque and quiet. A must for hikers in the area. The trail is marked and unambiguous.

1  Thank yobrooks
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

It's a beautiful, scenic location. Serene and gorgeous. Lots of kayaker so, boats and beach line area. Enjoy!

Thank KiJiKing
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