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The Best Camping in Tahoe Vista

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

Top camping spots in and near Tahoe Vista

  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Hike to the Martis Peak Fire Lookout

    5.0
    7.5 mi / 1700 ft gain
    This hike leads to a 100 year old fire lookout near the summit of Martis Peak with incredible views of North Lake Tahoe. There are two options to get to the peak: Martis Peak Road - to get to this trailhead from Truckee, head south on Highway 267 for about 8 miles and look for a large pull off on...
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  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) Complete Loop

    164.36 mi / 1358 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) Complete Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near South Lake Tahoe, California.
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  • Truckee, California

    Lake Ella

    6.23 mi / 879 ft gain
    Lake Ella is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Kings Beach, California.
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Truckee River Trail

    7.6 mi / 289 ft gain
    Truckee River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Tahoe City, California.
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Marlette Lake and Chimney Beach Loop Trail

    8.59 mi / 2119 ft gain
    Marlette Lake and Chimney Beach Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Camp at William Kent Campground

    / 6282 ft gain
    William Kent Campground is a few miles south of Tahoe City on Lake Tahoe's western shore. Access to the lake is just a short walk from the campground. The campground provides bathrooms, campfire rings, a trash dump station, firewood vendor, grills, picnic tables, and food storage lockers. Pets ar...
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  • New Washoe City, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim to Spooner Lake

    18.56 mi / 1532 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim to Spooner Lake is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Truckee, California

    Jackass Spur Mountain Biking Trail

    4.33 mi / 604 ft gain
    Jackass Spur Mountain Biking Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Truckee, California.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT): Mt. Rose Summit to Spooner Summit

    24.33 mi / 2972 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT): Mt. Rose Summit to Spooner Summit is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Reno, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Rim to Reno Trail to Upper Thomas Creek Trail

    19.91 mi / 1988 ft gain
    Rim to Reno Trail to Upper Thomas Creek Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Reno, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Relay Peak and Mount Houghton Trail

    10.87 mi / 2123 ft gain
    Relay Peak and Mount Houghton Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Reno, Nevada.
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  • Alpine Meadows, California

    Alpine Meadows to Squaw Valley

    11.4 mi / 2562 ft gain
    Alpine Meadows to Squaw Valley is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Olympic Valley, California.
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Camp at Kaspian Campground

    / 6298 ft gain
    Kaspian Campground is a short walk from the shores of Lake Tahoe, less than 10 miles from popular Meeks Bay. The campsites are relatively private and are surrounded by pine and fir trees. Each campsite has a fire ring, grill, and picnic table. The campground provides bathrooms, potable water, and...
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Ride Twin Peaks in Lake Tahoe's Backcountry

    This trip is best done in two days with an approach day and then a descent day. Get started at the base of the Sherwood Chair on the backside of the Alpine ski area. Head up, outside of the ski area boundary toward the high ridge.Once on the ridge, you follow it south for a few miles until reachi...
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  • Truckee, California

    Split Rock Loop Trail

    2.6 mi / 121 ft gain
    Split Rock Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Truckee, California.
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to Tahoe Meadows

    21.64 mi / 4229 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to Tahoe Meadows is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Glenbrook, Nevada.
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