Island Lake

Tahoe City, California 96145

Island Lake

Island Lake Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The crystal range rises southwest of Lake Tahoe, a granite landscape punctuated by lakes, peaks, and a multitude of hiking opportunities within easy striking distance of the Bay Area. The 63,960-acre Desolation Wilderness protects most of the range, a delightful pocket of wilderness laced by miles of trails."

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Trail Information

Tahoe City
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
6.2
Distance
1,250 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
4–5 hours
Duration
June–September
Season
Tahoe National Forest
Local Contacts
A Guide to the Desolation Wilderness by the US Forest Service, USGS 7.5-min. Pyramid Peak
Local Maps

Trail Log