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. Put Mt. Tallac Trail and other South Lake Tahoe attractions into our South Lake Tahoe vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Mt. Tallac Trail is an relatively easy trail for the area. The views are spectacular and the walk pretty easy even for a novice.  more »
  • Start early, have good shoes, good health, and plenty of water! We started at 7am which was great both for being able to find parking near the trailhead and also allows you to deal with early morning ...  more »
  • It's a difficult trail but the view at the top of the summit is breath taking. Bring lots of water, Snacks and a lot of energy. Be prepared for a walk of 6-7 hours. You could also have a swim at the l...  more »

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