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Catch a Sunset at Cave Rock

Glenbrook, Nevada

4.7/5
based on 7 reviews

Details

Distance

0.8 miles

Elevation Gain

127 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Jake Young

Breathtaking sunsets and sweeping views of all of Lake Tahoe

This short hike is just off of highway 50 and provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe. From South Lake Tahoe, head north on Highway 50 past Zephyr cove until you see Cave Rock Drive. Take this road until it dead ends and park in the small gravel lot. After following the trail out of the parking lot, you will have to briefly scramble up the rock itself. You will be rewarded with an almost unobstructed view of the entirety of Lake Tahoe.

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Features

Chillin
Photography
Hiking
Adult Beverages
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic

Reviews

Great way to end the night! We lucked out and there were only about 7 other people there the night we went! Scenic and neverending views! Plus, it was a fun drive up to the trailhead.

Wonderful place to catch a sunset while in Tahoe. It was really busy when I was there, so come well before sunset to get a good spot!

I always go here to enjoy the sunset and take my mind off things.

Easy hike. Killer views!

As a Local, this is a family Favorite every summer. Great place to take a swim on a hot summer day, watch sunset and even see fireworks on Northshore when they have events.

Catching a sunset at Cave Rock is one of my favorite experiences in the Tahoe Basin. I stop here every time I'm here. Be sure to park in the gravel area on Cave Rock Drive south of the rock. Definitely worth an evening visit!

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