Tahoe Rim Trail
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
The 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail forms a loop around Lake Tahoe. Riders should expect lofty views of granite peaks, vibrant green meadows and the bright blue water of the lake. The trail offers a variety of terrain and challenges for mountain bikers with an elevation gain of 4,000’. About 50 percent of the trail is closed to mountain bikes including the portion of the Pacific Crest Trail on the west shore and the Mt. Rose Wilderness section of the trail.
Type: Mountain biking
Distance: 165 total miles
Difficulty: Intermediate to advanced
Getting There: The Tahoe Rim Trail circles the lake and bikers will find nine trailheads. The bike trail heads south from Spooner Summit; the next trailhead is where State Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade) meets U.S. 50, just north of Stateline.
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