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Amazing and breathtaking views, long trail make sure you have in off time to do it before dark so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Basically this is a pretty long trail with great views. If you are not up hiking it all, start at... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
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D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay State Parks, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing and breathtaking views, long trail make sure you have in off time to do it before dark so you can get to one end,sunset views are to die for

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank belkyss2017
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Basically this is a pretty long trail with great views. If you are not up hiking it all, start at DL Bliss state park and hike as long as you feel good then double back. Be sure and at least make it to the cliffs....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RC30319
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We hiked from Emerald Bay State Park/Vikingsholm past Emerald Point but didn't make it all the way to Rubicon Point. The entire way you hike next to the lake, with breathtaking views. Trail has only a few hundred feet of elevation gain, so it's pretty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Beth M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Rubicon Trail is the most beautiful hike in all of the Tahoe Basin. The trail runs right along the shoreline, and there are spectacular views the entire way. You can start at either DL Bliss or Emerald Bay. The round trip hike is about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This trail has a great view of the ocean as you are walking. Not a lot of altitude changes so good for a starting hiker. Extremely well maintained trail.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dianaalbertson
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We did the hike to the lighthouse and part of the Rubicon Rim trail. Good exercise. Strenuous in parts but mostly moderate. Worked off my breakfast.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank xtlmc3u
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Hit the trail around 830 and didn’t see another soul for nearly 2 hours. Nice secluded beach/cove with only 1 other couple. More hikers started in around 1030ish. Glad we were on our own for the majority of the time. Absolutely breathtaking

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a morning doing this hike over to Emerald Bay and back. Not overly challenging but most definitely beautiful the entire way. We would recommend this hike to anyone in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Randy M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This trail along Emerald Bay is relatively easy and very scenic. Pack your swimming gear and enjoy your efforts down at the beach near Vikingsholm. Bring along munchies...they're expensive and limited at the beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pioneer722670
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I didn't hike the entire trail because a friend was a bit sick and not about to do a 12 mile trail, but the 5 miles we did do were totally enchanting! We parked at the designated free parking space at the top of Emerald...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank evabaransky
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Response from 78gzaff | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely very little incline work and relatively safe Trail around the lake