Top 20 Tahoe fall adventures

Spooner Lake

Fall color is magnificent in the Tahoe Sierra, but it disappears as quickly as it appears. Get out there and explore now to enjoy the glorious shades of autumn at some of Tahoe Weekly’s favorite spots.

East Shore
1. Marlette Lake
2. Spooner Lake

Mount Rose
3. Ophir Creek
4. Mount Rose trail to Galena Falls
5. Tahoe Meadows Nature Trail

North Shore
6. Page Meadows

Hope Valley & beyond
7. Everywhere in Hope Valley
8. Big Meadows, Round Lake & Meiss Meadows on the Tahoe Rim Trail
9. Climbing Phantom Spires
10. Road biking on Carson Pass
11. Road biking Blue Lakes
12. Frog Lake on the Pacific Crest Trail
13. Don’t forget a stop at Grover Hot Springs

South Shore
14. Lam Watah Trail/Rabe Meadows
15. Taylor Creek

16. Donner Rim Trail
17. Euer Valley from Tahoe Donner Cross Country
18. Negro Canyon via the Wendin Way Trail at Tahoe Donner

West Shore
19. Ride to the top of Barker Pass
20. Kayak or paddleboard in Hurricane Bay