Tamarack and Ralston Lakes via Echo Lakes

South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

Tamarack and Ralston Lakes via Echo Lakes

Tamarack and Ralston Lakes via Echo Lakes Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Take a long, leisurely hillside stroll just above the twin Echo Lakes, then admire windswept, twisted conifers and High Sierra mountain views on the way to island-dotted Tamarack and Ralston Lakes. You must obtain a permit for this hike. Call Eldorado National Forest Information Center for more information."

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Trail Information

South Lake Tahoe
Nearby City
8.4
Distance
450 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
5 hours or overnight
Duration
Best early July to mid-October
Season
Eldorado National Forest Information Center
Local Contacts
USGS Echo Lake; USFS Desolation Wilderness
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018