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Great moderate walk

Hubbs and I took the dogs 6y and 11y. We all had a great walk. The walk up to the view is paved and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Denise W
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San Antonio, Texas
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Great hike with spectacular views!

This is a great hike - I'd say easy to moderate - easy because it's paved most of the way and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
103carolyng
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Atlanta
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This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.
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Crystal Bay, NV
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All reviews paved road the loop easy hike spectacular views half mile kings beach incline village short hike turn right north shore great hike secret place little bit metal gate turn around squaw valley steady climb
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hubbs and I took the dogs 6y and 11y. We all had a great walk. The walk up to the view is paved and all uphill but not bad. It seems like a short walk and the payoff at the top is 100% with it....More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great hike - I'd say easy to moderate - easy because it's paved most of the way and moderate because it's (of course) a constant incline going up (coming down is easy!) When you get to the top you are rewarded with...More

Thank 103carolyng
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very close to the Tahoe Biltmore Casino off Lakeview not Lakeshore. Hike up is about 3/4 miles at about 7000 fasl but worth the walk up. There’s a trail in the “lake side” of the assfalt that has historical plaques.

Thank edye515
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Easy access to trail head, a relatively easy and quick hike rewarded with stunning views of the lake.

Thank mes227
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The trail is a paved fire road that climbs steadily uphill for a half mile, for an elevation gain of 400 feet. The mountain top was the location of a fire lookout from 1936 until the building was dismantled in 2002. It was replaced with...More

2  Thank Meg M
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is a paved road with steep inclines but very accessible and good. The views are great. We saw the state line from both north and south shore. Awesome experience. There is a trail at the top with info stops and restrooms.

Thank BatchFam
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Confusing drive to the site. But parking is on the street. A incline hike to the lookout. But not too bad of a hike due to the shade from the trees. Took us about 20-30 mins to hike up and about 20-25 mins hike back...More

Thank Jayce Y
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Black topped trail all the way to the top. Wonderful views of the lake. Great little "sub trail" with interesting signs. Easy for children, but a little bit of an incline. No parking lot, just the side of the road.

1  Thank Snakewrangler
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Directions: Take Highway 28 from Incline Village and turn right on reservoir road, before the new condos being built and before the Bilmore. turn right on Lakeshore Ave and go up the hill. Park and take the paved road with the green gate. It is...More

1  Thank Jgray0615
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I was a little confused on what street to turn on when we were trying to find the fire lookout. Near the Biltmore Casino is Reservoir Road. Once you get on there, there is a sign that points you to the fire lookout. However, once...More

Thank travelcouple1970
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Timothy D
17 August 2018|
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Response from kloos5 | Reviewed this property |
A powered scooter would make it up there. If the person in the wheelchair was small (100 lbs), 2 people could do it. IMHO, too dangerous with only one.
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CWinthrop-12
28 May 2017|
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Response from Robert N |
Take Hwy 28 east to Stateline, NV. Turn left on Reservoir Rd (0.1 mi past the crosswalk signal between the Tahoe Biltmore and Crystal Bay casinos). Take second right on Lakeview Ave (as indicated by "Fire Lookout... More
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