Hike the Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail

Shirley Lake Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail is a 4.1 mile out and back trail in Tahoe National Forest. This trail features a lake and lots of scenic views. The trail is best used from April to October, and is shared by hikers and trail runners.

This trail has lots of elevation over a short distance, be warned! The Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail is close to Olympic Valley in the North Lake Tahoe region. Dogs are allowed on this trail if kept on leash. 

Photos: Martin Hapl and Timothy

Distance

3.6 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

2109 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Fitness, Photography, Hiking

Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife
Swimming Hole

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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