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Eagle Falls

24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150
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Short hike, somewhat rocky, don't miss

We just did it 2 days ago with 2 families and 3 small kids - 1yr, 3yr, 4yr old. - It is only... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
M S
,
Santa Clara, California
Fairly easy hike and a great view of the falls

The hike from the parking area to the falls is only about 1/4 mile. It's uphill, but the trail is... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Steve W
,
Sacramento, California
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This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“short hike” (7 reviews)
“parking area” (5 reviews)
“great hike” (4 reviews)
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24 Emerald Bay Rd, NV 96150

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

We just did it 2 days ago with 2 families and 3 small kids - 1yr, 3yr, 4yr old. - It is only about 10-15min to go up to see the nice falls - hike is bit rocky but not bad, no strollers though. If...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The hike from the parking area to the falls is only about 1/4 mile. It's uphill, but the trail is well maintained. It's an easy trail for kids, but keep a close watch on them, since there are some drop-offs. The falls are beautiful. There...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Eagle Falls is spectacular. We got to the trailhead by 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning and were able to find parking in the lot (on a fee free day even), but it filled up soon afterwards. The hike is steep up to the falls....More

2  Thank DodgersMom
Reviewed 19 May 2016

As many times as I have been to South Lake Tahoe, I never knew there were so many beautiful waterfalls. Eagle Falls is a must for all to see. It is only a few miles from the city and has some amazing waterfalls. There are...More

Thank PhOtOqueen2014
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Discovered this waterfall on accident and boy were we glad we did! This is easily accessible from the main road. There are hiking/walking trails surrounding it so you can definitely get some amazing photos.

Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed 3 May 2016

One of the most photographed locations and worth it, one of the most beautiful and tranquil areas I have ever visited. God's presence revealed in nature.

Thank termacrusher
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Not too long a hike and although there weren't really any falls here when we were, the views down to Emerald Bay were amazing.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Located right outside Lake Tahoe this waterfall is a great surprise! Although it is well populated, it is worth the hike. The hike leading to the waterfall is very simple; however, there are a couple amazing alpine lakes to view if you are willing to...More

1  Thank MarvinPam2013
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Eagle Falls is not the highest I've scene, but it is one of the most beautiful. It Cascades down to Emerald Bay, one of the most beautiful little bays in the world. It is at it's peak in the spring and early summer. If you...More

Thank jsb1953
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Love Eagle Falls! We have only done the shorter hike to the bridge and it has been amazing every time. On our recent trip mid September there was sadly no water in the falls but it was still an amazing view. We have hiked this...More

Thank RedNic1212
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