The Best Backpacking in South Lake Tahoe

Looking for the best backpacking in South Lake Tahoe? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around South Lake Tahoe. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

  • Backpack to Eagle Lake and Dick's Lake

    4.5
    13 mi / 1500 ft gain
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  • Hike to Snow Lake in Desolation Wilderness

    5.0
    5 mi
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  • Hike to the Velma Lakes in Desolation Wilderness

    3.0
    4.5 mi / 880 ft gain
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  • Camp at Bayview Campground

    5.0
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  • Backpack to Susie Lake, Desolation Wilderness

    5.0
    7.6 mi / 2400 ft gain
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  • Hike to Half Moon Lake in Desolation Wilderness

    5.0
    11 mi / 1600 ft gain
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  • Backpack to Gilmore Lake in Desolation Wilderness

    8 mi / 1901 ft gain
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  • Hike to Fontanillis & Dicks Lake

    10.4 mi / 1921 ft gain
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  • Backpack to Middle Velma Lake

    4.5
    7.6 mi
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  • Hike or Backpack to Clyde Lake

    3.0
    14.8 mi / 2847 ft gain
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  • Hike the Echo Lake Trail

    5 mi / 688 ft gain
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  • Backpack to the "Waterfall Camp" in Desolation Wilderness

    4.6
    10.5 mi / 840 ft gain
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  • Hike to Jabu Lake in Desolation Wilderness

    3.7
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  • Cross-Country Ski or Snowshoe to Ralston Peak

    5.0
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  • Backpack to Lake Aloha

    4.0
    12 mi / 1000 ft gain
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  • TRT Big Meadow to Echo Summit

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