Vikingsholm and Eagle Falls

Tahoe City, California

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Purchased by the state of California in 1953, designated a National Natural Landmark in 1969, and designated an underwater state park in 1994, Emerald Bay is Lake Tahoe’s crown jewel. Along with a plethora of spectacular views, visitors to Emerald Bay State Park who come by boat or descend the 1.25-mile trail will find many diversions, including sandy beaches for sunbathing, excellent picnic spots, a vibrant waterfall, and the architectural wonder of Vikingsholm Mansion.

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"Purchased by the state of California in 1953, designated a National Natural Landmark in 1969, and designated an underwater state park in 1994, Emerald Bay is Lake Tahoe’s crown jewel. Along with a plethora of spectacular views, visitors to Emerald Bay State Park who come by boat or descend the 1.25-mile trail will find many diversions, including sandy beaches for sunbathing, excellent picnic spots, a vibrant waterfall, and the architectural wonder of Vikingsholm Mansion."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Tahoe City
Distance: 2.5
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 1.5 hours
Season: May through November
Accessibility: Kid-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Local Contacts: Emerald Bay State Park

Vikingsholm and Eagle Falls Reviews

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9/9/2008
Challenging climb filled with vistas, open spaces and forest, small lakes. View from the top amazing looking down at Tahoe, Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake and surrounding peaks. Pretty busy on an early September weekend
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