S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
- 1 mile
- 1/2 to 1 hr
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 6230 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 6230 feet to 6630 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 400 feet
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Trail goes past the observation area. After you have enjoyed the castle, hike the short trail to Lower Eagle Falls which begins directly across from the castle.
View an authentic replica of a Viking castle which is part of the Emerald Bay State Park. Daily tours are given from mid-June through Labor Day. A nominal fee is charged. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the fabulous view of Emerald Bay and Fannette Island from the shoreline of this California state park. Pets are not allowed.
Map + Directions
Take Highway 89 north from South Lake Tahoe approximately 9 miles to the parking lot on the right. The parking lot fills up quickly in the summer season, so arrive early.