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The Best Hiking in Tahoe Vista

Looking for the best hiking 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 hiking spots in and near Tahoe Vista

  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Pine Drop Trail

    2.59 mi / 174 ft gain
    Pine Drop Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Tahoe Vista, California.
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  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Tahoe Rim Trail to Picnic Rock Viewpoint

    3 mi / 732 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail to Picnic Rock Viewpoint is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Kings Beach, California.
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  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Brockway Summit to Mount Baldy Loop

    13.3 mi / 2415 ft gain
    Brockway Summit to Mount Baldy Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Kings Beach, California.
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  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Martis Peak Trail

    9.23 mi / 1854 ft gain
    Martis Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Kings Beach, California.
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  • 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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  • Incline Village, Nevada

    Quick Hike and Photo Op at Stateline

    5.0
    2 mi
    This quick 2-mile RT hike takes you to a lookout point above the Stateline of California and Nevada. The road to the lookout is paved so beginners can make the trek to the top in the summer; winter covers the road with snow, so snowshoes or boots are recommended. The lookout offers spectacular vi...
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  • Incline Village, Nevada

    Walk to the Historic Stateline Fire Lookout site

    1.8 mi / 340 ft gain
    The hike up to the Historic Stateline Fire Lookout above Lake Tahoe's Crystal Bay area is somewhat of a misnomer, as the fire lookout no longer exists. Instead, the path, which follows a paved forest road, up to the site where the tower once stood will bring hikers to a panoramic viewpoint that l...
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  • Carnelian Bay, California

    Par Course

    2.77 mi / 302 ft gain
    Par Course is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Carnelian Bay, California.
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Green, Orange, Woop Dee Doo Loop

    9.34 mi / 732 ft gain
    Green, Orange, Woop Dee Doo Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Tahoe City, California.
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  • Truckee, California

    Backside Loop at Northstar

    11.62 mi / 2182 ft gain
    Backside Loop at Northstar is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Truckee, California.
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  • Incline Village, Nevada

    Rifle Peak

    3.75 mi / 1795 ft gain
    Rifle Peak is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Incline Village, Nevada

    Wood Creek Trail

    1.4 mi / 322 ft gain
    Wood Creek Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Purple Trail and Burton Creek Loop

    3.76 mi / 492 ft gain
    Burton Creek State Park is a moderate hike. It is a secluded peaceful hike that offers amazing views of the lake. This is a popular spot for mountain bikers, but is also ideal for hiking.  Much of the trail is through the forest and there are many maps and signs pointing out the trails. The hike ...
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  • Placer County, California

    Burton Creek, Purple, Outer Blue, Orange, Red Loop

    6.86 mi / 692 ft gain
    Burton Creek, Purple, Outer Blue, Orange, Red Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Tahoe City, California.
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  • Tahoe City, California

    Mount Watson

    2.71 mi / 591 ft gain
    Mount Watson is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Tahoe City, California.
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