Mt. Tallac Trail, South Lake Tahoe

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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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  • This hike is beautiful for the experienced hiker. A little challenging at times; especially at the top. Well worth the strugglevasvthe views are the best in Tahoe.  more »
  • Want a wonderful days full of ever better views? Hike the Tallac Trail! Spring Summer or Fall, terrific and each one different.  more »
  • The trail up to the summit of Mount Tallic is a moderate to difficult hike. We camped about a third of the way up before doing the summit the next day. There are bears in the area, so remember to be a...  more »
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