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Tahoe Rim Horse Trail
Photo Location: Redwood National Park (CA/US)
COUNTRY: US   STATE: California - Northern   (Printer Version)   (Download Waypoints - GPX Format) ?
REGION: Tahoe National Forest - Truckee   TITLE: Tahoe Rim Horse Trail
NOTES: Encircling scenic Lake Tahoe, the 150 mile Tahoe Rim Trail follows high ridges and mountain tops on a spectacular circuit around the largest alpine lake. The horseback riding route offers varied terrain and scenic vistas.

The southwestern quadrant parallels the Pacific Crest Trail (no bikes).

One of the more popular sections runs from Spooner Summit trailhead north to the Tahoe Meadows trailhead (22 miles).

There are nine trailheads:

1) Spooner Summit on US50

2) Tahoe Meadows on SR431

3) Brockway Summit on SR267

4) Tahoe City on SR89

5) Barker Pass

6) Echo Lake on US50

7) Echo Summit west of snowpark area

8) Big Meadow off SR89 south of US50

9) Kingsbury Grade at Heavenly Stagecoach parking lot.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Tahoe Rim Trail Association (775) 588-0686; TNF (916) 265-4531; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.
MAPS:  Lake Tahoe from Trails Illustrated
SEASON: May - Sep.
RATING: Moderate
BASE CAMP: Wildcat Cabin, Spooner Lake (888) 858-8844
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Tahoe Rim Horse Trail
Photo Location: Roosevelt Elk in Redwood National Park (CA/US)

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