Hike the Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail

Hike the Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail

Rate this Adventure Shirley Lake Trailhead

Distance

3.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

2109 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife
Swimming Hole

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

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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From $63/night

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Distance

3.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

2109 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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