Van Sickle Trail

Van Sickle Bi-State Park, Nevada 89448

Elevation Gain3,003ft
Trailhead Elevation6,439ft
Elevation Min/Max6439/7790ft
Elevation Start/End6439/6439ft

Van Sickle Trail

Van Sickle Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Kingsbury, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and Van Sickle Bi-State Park. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 6,439 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,003 feet. Near the trailhead there are restrooms and parking. The Scenic Overlook viewpoint can be seen along the trail. There are also a wood and a scrub along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Tahoe Rim Trail and Cal Neva.

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"A new connection to the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Van Sickle Trail offers features of its own, including wonderful views of Lake Tahoe and a pretty waterfall.

The trail climbs stiffly for the entire way, but those who don’t mind the physical challenge will be well rewarded with some fine scenery. Van Sickle Bi-State Park has the distinction of being the only state park straddling the border of two states in the country."

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Trail Information

Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Nearby City
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
California and Nevada State Parks, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit at 530-543-2600,
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute South Lake Tahoe (trail not shown); TAMBA South Tahoe Trail Map
Local Maps

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Jul 2018