Locations

Locations for Hiking

The Achieve Tahoe Hiking Program takes place on various trails throughout the North Lake Tahoe area.

Current trail offerings include:

TRUCKEE RIVER LEGACY TRAIL: This trail offers a great way to explore the Truckee River on a paved path.

  • DATES:  TBD
  • MEETING LOCATION:  Riverview Sports Park (12200 Joerger Dr, Truckee, CA 96161)
  • TRIP LENGTH:  2 to 6 miles
  • TRIP TIME: TBD
  • DIFFICULTY:  Minimal experience required
  • TRAIL GRADE:  Gentle
  • ACCESSIBILITY:  Paved trail accessible for all mobility types. Accessible bathrooms and parking at trailhead.

TAHOE CROSS COUNTRY SKI AREA: This vast network of trails offers numerous options for all abilities around scenic Dollar Creek.

  • DATES:  TBD
  • MEETING LOCATION:  Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area (925 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, CA 96145)
  • TRIP LENGTH:  2 to 8 miles, depending on the group
  • TRIP TIME: TBD
  • DIFFICULTY:  Minimal experience required
  • TRAIL GRADE:  Gentle, with 1 uphill section at the start, and additional moderate options
  • ACCESSIBILITY:  Maintained dirt trail.  Accessible bathrooms and parking at trailhead.

TAHOE MEADOWS INTERPRETIVE LOOP: Explore the beautiful meadows and wildflowers of Mt. Rose on this gentle loop hike.

  • DATES:  TBD
  • MEETING LOCATION:  Tahoe Meadows trailhead parking lot (County Rd. 340 off of Mt. Rose Highway)
  • TRIP LENGTH:  1-3 miles
  • TRIP TIME: TBD
  • DIFFICULTY:  Minimal experience required.
  • TRAIL GRADE:  Gentle with moderate options
  • ACCESSIBILITY:  Maintained dirt trail with boardwalks as well as optional single track dirt trails nearby. Accessible bathrooms and parking at trailhead.

TAHOE DONNER TRAIL SYSTEM: Enjoy a hike through the wooded and wild terrain of the Tahoe Donner Trail System.

  • DATES: TBD
  • MEETING LOCATIONAlder Creek Adventure Center (15275 Alder Creek Rd. Truckee, CA 96161)
  • TRIP LENGTH: 2 to 6 miles
  • TRIP TIME: TBD
  • DIFFICULTY: Minimal experience required.
  • TRAIL GRADE: Gentle with moderate options.
  • ACCESSIBILITY: Firm, maintained dirt trails. Accessible parking and restrooms at trailhead.

EAST SHORE TRAIL: Enjoy stunning views of Lake Tahoe as you hike along this paved trail.

  • DATES: TBD
  • MEETING LOCATION:  Trailhead at Tunnel Creek (1102 Tahoe Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451)
  • TRIP LENGTH:  1 to 5 miles
  • TRIP TIME: TBD
  • DIFFICULTY:  Minimal experience required.
  • TRAIL GRADE: Gentle, except for a very steep hill at the beginning. 
  • ACCESSIBILITY:  Paved trail accessible for all mobility types. Accessible bathrooms and parking at trailhead.

OLYMPIC VALLEY TRAIL: Enjoy striking views of Olympic Valley at Palisades Tahoe and the Olympic Valley meadow while walking this gentle paved path. 

  • DATES:  TBD
  • MEETING LOCATION:  Olympic Valley Park (101 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146)
  • TRIP LENGTH:  1 to 4 miles
  • TRIP TIME:  TBD
  • DIFFICULTY:  Minimal experience required.
  • TRAIL GRADE:  Gentle, except for a moderate uphill at the beginning.
  • ACCESSIBILITY:  Paved trail accessible for all mobility types. Accessible bathrooms and parking at trailhead.

SPOONER LAKE TRAIL: Explore the ancient fir trees and enjoy views of Lake Tahoe on this loop hike.

  • DATES: TBD
  • MEETING LOCATIONSpooner Lake Trailhead (Carson City, NV)
  • TRIP LENGTH: 2.1 miles
  • TRIP TIME: TBD
  • DIFFICULTY: More info coming soon.
  • TRAIL GRADE: More info coming soon.
  • ACCESSIBILITY: More info coming soon.

CARPENTER VALLEY: Observe the thriving meadow habitat of Lower Carpenter Valley in Truckee as you meander along the creek.