Sand Harbor Nature Trail

Incline Village, California 95977

Sand Harbor Nature Trail

Sand Harbor Nature Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Take a quick stroll along the boardwalk at Sand Harbor and
indulge in unimpeded views across Lake Tahoe. The path also
hooks around rocky shoreline coves, and interpretive signs
describe some of the components that make the lake’s environment beautiful and unique. The loop is perfect for families.

Fees and permits: Day-use fee. Schedule: The park is open from 8 Special considerations: The a.m. to 9 p.m. daily from Memorial trail is wheelchair accessible. Day to Labor Day. From May 1 to The parking lots fill by mid-morning Memorial day, restricting to Sept 30, hours are from 8 a.m. access to the park and trail. The to 7 p.m. From Oct 1 to Apr 30, Tahoe Transportation District runs a shuttle between Sand Harbor hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maps: USGS Marlette Lake NV, and Incline Village daily during but no map is needed."

Sand Harbor Nature Trail Reviews

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A fairly easy hike, though a bit rocky in parts, to some great vistas. We didn't spot much in the way of wildlife, as this is still fairly close to / surrounded by the developed areas of Tahoe. Certainly worth the 1.5 hours for the view of the lake - breathtaking!
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It was everything as described. There was a new beautiful of the lake and mountians around each corner. I took my 8 and 10 year old with me. They found it a little steep but the views were worth the work. There was a nice change in plants and sun versus shade along the way.

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Trail Information

Incline Village
Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
30 minutes
Spring, summer, fall
Lake Tahoe–Nevada State Park, PO Box 6116, Incline Village, NV 89452; (775) 831-0494; sand-harbor/
Local Contacts
USGS Marlette Lake NV
Local Maps

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Nov 2018