5 Top Mountain Bike Trails Near Lake Tahoe

Posted by Miley Munroe on September 6th, 2017

Are you planning for a trip to Lake Tahoe, the celebrated freshwater sensation bordering two major American States, California and Nevada? If you are then you might want to come all prepared;packed with hiking gear, ski equipment, and a good mountain bike. Famous for its massive size and extraordinary depth, Lake Tahoe is a home to numerous tourists and adventure junkies.

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Originally the home of Washoe tribe, the name Tahoe is kept on this tribe, as they called this place “Da ow”.

Later, Kit Carson and John C. Fremont set their footsteps and found this lake in 1844. Though, this lake had many names at first, finally it settled with “Lake Tahoe”. Eventually, more and more people got attracted towards its stunning allure and started living here. People have access to a number of recreational activities as such.

While in winters, this place is brimming with ski enthusiasts who display their skill on the snow, summers are great for mountain hikers. People ride in bike and set out in the breathtaking wilderness of this lake.

Let us know some of the major and thrilling lake Tahoe mountain bike trails .

Mountain Bike trails near Lake Tahoe

1. Flume trail: If you’re a dedicated biker who loves challenges and heights, flume trail gives you a lifetime experience that you are seeking for. With a height of 7000 to 8100 ft , this trail has some of the most steep and rocky routes.

2. Sugar pine point: This long trail stretches over 9 miles and is gateway to spectacular scenic views.

3. Squaw Valley: 5 miles from Tahoe city, this trail offers you an exciting ride with many eateries around. Also, the route will welcome you to magnificent cool Truckee river. Don’t forget to take a dip!

4. Pope to Baldwin Beach Bike Path: Considered comparatively easy yet insightful, this 4 mile paved path in South Lake Tahoe follows Highway 89 and leads west to Emerald Bay.One can witness scenic attraction such as Camp Richardson, Tallac Historical Site, and Fallen Leaf Lake while crossing it.

5. South Lake Tahoe Bike Path: Originating at highway 50, closer to El Dorado beach links to other significant bike trails and lanes. Bridging over Trout Creek and the Upper Truckee River, it pursues Pioneer Trail near the Lake Tahoe Airport.

With so many options to explore, El Dorado County is your one stop destination to have a fun-filled, adventurous holidays!

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