Echo Lakes Gateway to Desolation Wilderness

There are many spectacular hikes in the Tahoe Sierra, but the trail to Lower and Upper Echo Lakes is the only one I’m aware...

Boca Townsite | Interpretive Trail Beer, Ice and Lumber

Deep in the heart of Truckee River Canyon east of Truckee, the pioneer town of Boca flourished for more than 60 years. It may...

Season’s best outings for fall color

While Lake Tahoe is no New England when it comes to fall colors, the bright golds of our aspens and cottonwoods and the rusty...

Emerald pools await at Silver Lake Potholes

Carved deep into polished granite is a chain of emerald pools that cascade sloping rock. These are the Silver Lake Potholes. Along the Silver...

Heart-pumping hike to Rubicon Peak

  Story & photos by Michelle Allen   Dustin Phelan stands atop Rubicon Peak. Moderate to strenuous 2,200 feet elevation gain 4.3 miles round-trip In search of a challenging, but rewarding...

Magical tromp to Loch Leven Lakes

Just a short drive from Donner Summit sits the Loch Leven Lakes trail, where a 4-mile walk will bring you to the highest of...

Connecting Tahoe’s bike trails

The Tahoe Basin offers a plethora of bike trails from a gentle ride along the Truckee River, to a tour past South Lake Tahoe’s...

Vote on Kings Beach Trail Name

More than 80 trail names were submitted by the community following the request for suggestions by the organizations building a new flow trail in...

Kings Beach trail named

Close to 600 votes were submitted for the three trail names that were selected as finalists to name the new flow trail in Kings...

The allure of Desolation Wilderness

    Just to the west of Lake Tahoe lies Desolation Wilderness, a place of polished granite and shimmering mountain lakes. It’s a true backpacker’s paradise:...