Day Hike Itineraries

These out and back hikes vary in distance and difficulty. Explore the suggested day hikes below to see how you can summit peaks, view wildflowers, cool off in alpine lakes, or take-in panoramic vistas.

Remember to check for the following before your departure:

Interested in a Guided Trail Experience?

Take a look here at the wide variety of Guided Hikes the Tahoe Rim Trail Association hosts year-round!

Become a Trail Challenger!

Are you up to The Challenge? Take on six easy to moderate hikes or rides on the Tahoe Rim Trail this season! Our self-guided program gives you all the tools you need to hit the trail with your friends and family. Go on your own time and at your own pace! As a challenger you become part of a community of outdoor enthusiasts and it’s completely FREE!

For more information and to enroll click here

How to break the Tahoe Rim Trail into 14 Day Hikes

The eight official trailheads of the Tahoe Rim Trail create segments that range from 12-33 miles. Those that want to chip away at the 165 mile loop can do so through 14 different day hikes. Note: Each hike is one way. Please plan accordingly for transportation to your starting location.

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