Echo Lake, California

Hike the Echo Lake Trail

5 Miles Total - 688 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

The Echo Lakes Trail is a 5 mile out and back trail in South Lake Tahoe.

The Echo Lakes Trail goes through California's Desolation Wilderness and features incredible views. This trail is rated as moderate, and is best for excited beginners or intermediate hikers. This hike takes roughly 3.5-4 hours. Dogs are allowed on trail if kept on leash. The trail is best used from April - October, but is accessible via snowshoes or cross-country skis in the winter. 

Photos: Christian Abrallo and David Keng

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Camping
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