We sat and listened to the birds chirping and the water flowing for almost an hour. Horsetail falls if you ve ever taken highway 50 to south lake tahoe then chances are you ve seen a magnificent crashing waterfall to the north just as you re approaching twin bridges.
The trail is an easy 1 mile walk to the top of the falls where you can watch it plunge down into cascade lake.
Waterfalls south lake tahoe. Reviews 2756 photos 15664 recordings 2193 annette williams reviewed vikingsholm trail. Glen alpine falls is shorter than other waterfalls around lake tahoe but wider and the water flows all over what i call the sierra slate. It featured an impressive drop that was about as wide as it was tall at 75ft.
Stunning drive to get there and the falls easily accessible from the car but for the best bit take a walk up glen alpine trail and see a lot more falls and some truely stunning scenery beyond fallen leaf lake are a couple great waterfalls first one is right on the road and second one is a short hike road can be busy and require some pullouts but worth it. 2 756 reviews view full map. South lake tahoe waterfall.
Stepped out along the rocks the trail will lead you to the top of the lake tahoe waterfall with great views of cascade lake and of course lake tahoe. This is horsetail falls created by pyramid creek flowing down the steep glacier carved granite faces of desolation wilderness. Super icy trails so be sure to wear boots.
The waterfall is about 200 feet and is very impressive. With a drop of 800 feet and vibrant blue water that comes out of pyramid lake in desolation wilderness this waterfall has a special energy in her own right. Eagle falls trail lake tahoe is a short and moderate hike that provides outdoor enthusiasts breathtaking views of some of california s most gorgeous landscapes.
Glen alpine falls or glen alpine creek falls was definitely one of the big waterfall surprises of our trip to south lake tahoe. This is one of the most popular in the area so parking will be difficult. Situated off of highway 50 in south lake tahoe horsetail falls is one of those waterfalls that catches your eye.
The waterfall that flows into the lake is pretty spectacular. Glen alpine falls or lower glen alpine falls. Eagle falls tahoe is one of the most popular short hikes in lake tahoe because of its beautiful cascading waterfalls lush green scenery and trees.
Cascade falls desolation wilderness just south of the eagle falls parking area is the bay view campground which is the trailhead to the majestic 200 foot cascade falls. Best waterfall trails near south lake tahoe california.