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Stateline Fire Lookout

Crystal Bay, NV
+1 530-573-2600
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Terrific family hike

We've been to Tahoe many times without discovering this gem. We did this hike with granddaughters... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott M
Sonoma, California
via mobile
Wow! Fantastic views! This place should be packed with visitors!

Thank you TripAdvisor Forums for helping me learn about this hike and fabulous location. It feels... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
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This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good17%
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“easy hike” (3 reviews)
Crystal Bay, NV
+1 530-573-2600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Tahoe many times without discovering this gem. We did this hike with granddaughters ages 6 and 11. Fairly easy hike up with spectacular payoff. Kids even enjoyed the educational signs on the loop path at the top. We spent 2 hours round...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Thank you TripAdvisor Forums for helping me learn about this hike and fabulous location. It feels like a secret place - and maybe some people would like to keep it that way - but wow! The hike is on a paved, former road that travels...More

Thank Dina0827
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is now our favorite short hike at Tahoe. Thanks tripadvisor for making us aware that hike existed! This is a very short and easy hike with a spectacular payoff! The views during the hike and at the top are among our favorite in Tahoe....More

Thank dhen
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Turn on Reservoir Road, then a quick right onto Lakeview to a gate near a fire hydrant. The "trail" is mostly paved and it is a short but steep grade. At the top there are smaller trails so that you can see nearly 360 degree...More

1  Thank Anne32825
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stateline Fire Lookout may have the best view of Lake Tahoe. It is a relatively easy walk up, has gorgeous views, has free parking, is kid and dog friendly (there are even doggy doodie bags at the entrance), has informative displays and a bathroom at...More

Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I was staying in Incline Village and was looking for an easy scenic stroll. This was it! Easy to walk up with option to explore plenty of side trails. Spectacular views without needing to do lots of hiking.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Take the small walkway to the right near the top and see views of Agate Bay on the west, then loops around to the point view, then around to Crystal Bay. This shorter hike is a hidden gem.

2  Thank pbingham1
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The hotel staff recommended this place to us and mentioned this is the best view of the entire lake. They were absolutely right. The views were amazing and the hike was beautiful with all of the trees and nature. I was astounded by the natural...More

Thank guamgirl04
Reviewed 28 August 2016

On a spectacular Monday afternoon (15 Aug) as we were taking our time driving from Olympic Valley, CA, clockwise around the lake to Stateline, NV, for dinner at Chart House, we stopped here to enjoy a nice hike to this beautifully arranged site. My wife...More

2  Thank Volcam
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This a very easy hike to take, and with lots of beautiful scenery of Lake Tahoe. There are several lookouts with historical sighs to read.

Thank csjarvis1
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