Best Easy Day Hikes Lake Tahoe includes concise descriptions and detailed maps of 27 of the premier easy day hikes in northern California’s most popular recreational destination. The hikes circle the lake, from the west shore to the east; from the slopes below Mount Rose to South Lake Tahoe. Whether you want spectacular Tahoe views, secluded rambles, alpine tarns, or journeys through historic resorts, you’ll find them in this guide. Discover the Tahoe basin’s natural wonders by dropping into Skunk Harbor, cruising to Galena Falls, climbing along the storied Tahoe Rim and Pacific Crest Trails, and catching your breath in secluded mountain meadows.
Tracy Salcedo has been writing and editing outdoor guidebooks for almost twenty years. She has written Best Easy Day Hikes guides to the San Francisco Bay Area, Reno, San Jose, Sacramento, Denver, Boulder, and Aspen, among others. She is also author of several other FalconGuides, including Best Rail Trails California. She is the editor of The Life Sciences Report, an online newsletter published by Streetwise Reports. Also an educator, Salcedo resides in California’s Wine Country.