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Tahoe National Forest

Downieville, CA
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Beautiful hikes and drives!

We enjoyed a great hike to the Sierra Buttes, parking at the Tamarack Lake trailhead. Although... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Appleton, Wisconsin
Mountain Weekend

We were all over the Tahoe National Forest for the entire weekend and it was incredible. Highway... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Dixon, California
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A great area for mountain biking.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
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“nice drive” (2 reviews)
“snow” (2 reviews)
“mountain” (3 reviews)
Downieville, CA
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed a great hike to the Sierra Buttes, parking at the Tamarack Lake trailhead. Although there was fresh snow and it was a little icy, it was a great hike ~ 6 miles out and back. Some cool winds so layers were nice to...More

Thank louh332
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were all over the Tahoe National Forest for the entire weekend and it was incredible. Highway 49 travels right through it and there is recreation everywhere.

Thank Vaughn4
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to drive on this route which is really a beautiful scenic area with lots of vista stops to check out the views around one. It was not too busy on the roads so we had a good leisurely drive.

Thank malnit56
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We visited Tahoe National Forest in June 2017. This is a beautiful forest area; one of our favorite places to visit it is in the Lake Tahoe area. Its always so nice to see in the summer.

Thank mini
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a very nice drive from Reno through Tahoe National Forest to Sacramento area. The trees were beautiful with the snow. People were building snow men. Tahoe National Forest is an area of 1362 square miles.

Thank mini
Reviewed 18 October 2016

one of my all time favorite towns, charming, quaint, and so beautiful. I visit quite often and the restarants and bars are friendly and nice, also the motels are affordable and clean, I will always come back.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We went to Tahoe National Forest after the mid November 2015 storm snow. Its so great to see the pines covered in snow. A nice drive is on highway 80 to see them, but best is to get off the main road and see them...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This trip was traveling in jeeps exploring some of the old routes and sites the early settlers used. No matter what you like to do outdoors you can probably enjoy it in this area.

Thank nvtriker
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The views, the mountains, the trees, the lakes, and the rivers are all wonderful. The weather was perfect and warm even at night. A must see area to visit and stay in a cabin, a motel, or camp.

Thank TravelGoddess61
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We came for my son's cycling race and loved the stunning views. There is camping available There are several types of trails

Thank Kristen B
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