S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
- 2 miles
- 1.5 - 2.5 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 7000 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 7000 feet to 8650 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 1650 feet
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The trail begins behind the Nevada Department of Transportation building. It is possible to climb Duane Bliss Peak (8,658'), South Camp Peak (8,866'), or Genoa Peak (9,150') by traversing cross country. You can get additional information about the Tahoe Rim Trail from their web site: http://www.tahoerimtrail.org
Several views of the Carson Valley as well as glimpses of Lake Tahoe can be seen along this forested trail.
Map + Directions
Park at the Spooner Summit Rest Area located along the south side of Highway 50.