Join Achieve Tahoe to explore the trails around Lake Tahoe and beyond! Our staff will guide small, intimate groups of hikers in educational trail adventures. Learn about the history, ecology, and wildlife of the area while engaging in the challenge of hiking.  All of the hikes that we are offering have been carefully considered to ensure the safety and accessibility of our participants, and there are hikes for all abilities.

Our hiking program can also be paired with our archery program for a multi-sport experience.

Achieve Tahoe has 2 GRIT Freedom Chairs available for use on any hike!

2024 Schedule & Rates



Rideout Community Center Hikes

  • June 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 27, and 29
  • July 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, and 27
  • August 1, 2, 8, 9, 22, and 24
  • September 6, 13, 14, 20, and 27

North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area Hikes

  • June 11, 22, and 25*
  • July 16*, 20, and 30*
  • August 27
  • September 7, 10, 21, and 24

^All hikes based at Rideout Communiy Center can be paired with an Archery session and/or a Climbing session to make a full day of activity

Visit our Hiking Locations page to learn more and select your location for our North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area Hikes.


Rideout Community Center Hikes : 9:00 am – 10:30 am

North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area Hikes: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • June 25, July 16, and July 30 will be from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


$20 per person

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship.


SICKNESS POLICY: For the protection of staff, volunteers and all other participants, we ask that anyone who has or exhibits any of the following please refrain from participating in our programs or activities:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Lice
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Earache
  • Chicken Pox
  • Congestion
  • Cough
  • Runny Nose
  • Any other contagious illnesses/diseases including influenza or COVID-19

    Many of our participants have compromised immune systems, and exposure to viral and/or bacterial infection could have serious consequences. If Achieve Tahoe determines that a participant is too sick to participate, parents or emergency contacts of that person will be notified and are responsible for pick-up within a reasonable time-period.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Please give notice of cancellation at least 24 hours in advance to receive an Achieve Tahoe credit, which can be used towards any future Achieve Tahoe Program.  

If you are sick, or feeling sick, please contact Achieve Tahoe to cancel your reservation as far in advance as possible, and before the start of the program. In the case of illness, you can either:

  • Request a credit, which can be used towards any future Achieve Tahoe Program
  • Request a refund, minus at 15% processing fee.

Essential Eligibility Criteria for Participation in Hiking

For the health and safety of our community, in order to participate in the Achieve Tahoe Hiking Program, a participant must meet the criteria listed below.

  • If the participant has had a traumatic injury or surgery in the past 12 months, they can only participate with a doctor’s release.
  • If help is needed with bladder or bowel routine, feeding tube, or administering prescription medications attendant or family member will be present to assist.
  • Participant must be able to breathe independently without any medical devices that sustain breathing.
  • For participants with Down Syndrome, the participant must have been examined by a physician for Neurologic Symptoms of Atlantoaxial Instability, found the symptoms to be absent, and has been cleared to participate in high risk sports.

Locations for Hiking

The Achieve Tahoe Hiking Program takes place on various trails throughout the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee area. Below are the 2024 trail offerings you can choose for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area hikes.

Sign Up

Please complete and return the following forms to sign up for Hiking.

  1. Participant Information Form
  2. Liability Releases 1, 2, 3, and 4

Once you have completed all your forms, you will be sent a link to sign up for summer programs starting April 24, 2024.

If you have any questions about the reservation process, email [email protected] or call (530)518-4161 x6.

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship.

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