Best Easy Day Hikes: Lake Tahoe
Author: Salcedo, Tracy
This guide includes concise descriptions and detailed maps of mostly short, easy-to-follow trails that lead to scenic destinations around the lake. It's nearly impossible to find a hiking trail in the Sierra that doesn't involve some climbing, but you'll find most of these hikes are not overly strenuous.
Lake Tahoe, one of California's premier resort areas, offers some of the best hiking. This guide features more than 20 short hikes that wilt lead you to the lakes, wilderness areas, and viewpoints that have made Tahoe a favorite summertime destination.