Best Trails Near Camp Richardson CA

Camp Richardson has 14 trails in the vicinity, including 14 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.6 to 9 miles in length. The longest trail in Camp Richardson is Velma Lakes a well-known trail measuring 9 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Lake of the Sky Trail and Tallac Historic Site, Gilmore Lake and Winnemucca and Round Top Lakes Loop.

More information on the best trails in Camp Richardson can be found below.
  • Winnemucca and Round Top Lakes Loop

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    With so many reasons to recommend this hike, it is hard to know where to begin. The wildflower bloom below Winnemucca Lake must be seen to be believed. The setting of Round Top Lake, below a ...
    •  3–4 hours
    •  5.25 miles
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    With so many reasons to recommend this hike, it is hard to know where to begin. The wildflower bloom below Winnemucca Lake ...

  • Tahoe Rim Trail at Big Meadows

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    The seductions of a quiet mountain meadow are on display along this stretch of the Tahoe Rim Trail, which serves as a portal to “Meiss Country,” named for an early pioneer family, and to Dardanelles ...
    •  About 1 hour
    •  2 miles
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    The seductions of a quiet mountain meadow are on display along this stretch of the Tahoe Rim Trail, which serves as a portal ...

  • Lam Watah Nature Trail

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Wind through alternating meadow and open Jeffrey pine forest from Stateline’s busy casino district to sunny Nevada Beach. Artifacts of the Washoe Indians lend the trail its name: “Lam” refers ...
    •  About 1.5 hours
    •  2.3 miles
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    Wind through alternating meadow and open Jeffrey pine forest from Stateline’s busy casino district to sunny Nevada Beach. ...

  • Pacific Crest Trail at Echo Lakes

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    This leg of the fabled Pacific Crest Trail stretches from the granite slabs surrounding Lower Echo Lake to the forested shore of Upper Echo Lake. The hiking is easy and visually pleasing, especially ...
    •  1.5 hours one way
    •  2.5 miles
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    This leg of the fabled Pacific Crest Trail stretches from the granite slabs surrounding Lower Echo Lake to the forested shore ...

  • Gilmore Lake

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Pass the remnants of Glen Alpine, once Lake Tahoe’s premier resort, then climb into the rocky reaches of the Desolation Wilderness. Gilmore Lake, cupped in a bowl on the west side of Mount Tallac, ...
    •  5–6 hours
    •  8.6 miles
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    Pass the remnants of Glen Alpine, once Lake Tahoe’s premier resort, then climb into the rocky reaches of the Desolation Wilderness. ...

  • Angora Lakes

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Pack your towels and bring the kids: The Angora Lakes Trail is short, sweet, and the perfect introduction to hiking in the mountains around Lake Tahoe.
    •  45 minutes to 1 hour
    •  1 miles
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    Pack your towels and bring the kids: The Angora Lakes Trail is short, sweet, and the perfect introduction to hiking in the ...

  • Lake of the Sky Trail and Tallac Historic Site

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    This scenic loop links the natural history of Lake Tahoe to its human history, from the wild creatures that inhabit the Taylor Creek marsh to turn-of-the-twentieth-century resort owners and their ...
    •  2–3 hours
    •  2 miles
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    This scenic loop links the natural history of Lake Tahoe to its human history, from the wild creatures that inhabit the Taylor ...

  • Rainbow Trail

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    The Taylor Creek Stream Profile Chamber is the main attraction along this family favorite, but the Rainbow Trail has more to recommend it, including vistas across the Taylor Creek marshlands, ...
    •  45 minutes to 1 hour
    •  0.6 miles
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    The Taylor Creek Stream Profile Chamber is the main attraction along this family favorite, but the Rainbow Trail has more ...

  • Cathedral Lake

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Mount Tallac, at more than 9,700 feet in elevation, dominates nearly every South Lake Tahoe vista. It’s also a powerful presence on the hike to Cathedral Lake, a peaceful tarn cupped among jumbled ...
    •  4–5 hours
    •  5.6 miles
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    Mount Tallac, at more than 9,700 feet in elevation, dominates nearly every South Lake Tahoe vista. It’s also a powerful presence ...

  • Cascade Falls

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    A brief walk through nicely spaced evergreens is a peaceful preamble to the rocky path and raucous creek at the end of the trail to Cascade Falls. Views of Cascade Lake and Lake Tahoe add to ...
    •  1–2 hours
    •  2 miles
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    A brief walk through nicely spaced evergreens is a peaceful preamble to the rocky path and raucous creek at the end of the ...

  • Velma Lakes

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Uphill. And uphill. And . . . A long, stair-step climb into the Desolation Wilderness leads to the sparsely wooded alpine basin that holds the lovely Velma Lakes. Views on both the ascent and ...
    •  5–6 hours
    •  9 miles
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    Uphill. And uphill. And . . . A long, stair-step climb into the Desolation Wilderness leads to the sparsely wooded alpine ...

  • Eagle Lake

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Dark and clear, Eagle Lake sits in a small basin bordered by steep granite aprons and great black-streaked cliffs. The classic Sierran setting and relative ease of access ensures this trail as ...
    •  About 1 hour
    •  2 miles
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    Dark and clear, Eagle Lake sits in a small basin bordered by steep granite aprons and great black-streaked cliffs. The classic ...

  • Vikingsholm and Emerald Point

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    Ocean-green and opalescent, it’s quite obvious how Emerald Bay, a gleaming fjord on Lake Tahoe’s south shore, earned its name. As if the natural beauty weren’t enough, spectacular Vikingsholm, ...
    •  3–4 hours
    •  5.2 miles
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    Ocean-green and opalescent, it’s quite obvious how Emerald Bay, a gleaming fjord on Lake Tahoe’s south shore, earned its ...

  • The Lighthouse and Rubicon Point

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    Camp Richardson, CA

    The historic lighthouse on Rubicon Point is at the high point of this loop, which also encompasses panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and a stretch of trail that skims a rocky cliff above the lak ...
    •  2 hours
    •  2.5 miles
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    The historic lighthouse on Rubicon Point is at the high point of this loop, which also encompasses panoramic views of Lake ...