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Olympic Valley, California

Hike the Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail

3.6 Miles Total - 2109 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

The Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail is a 4.1 mile out and back trail in Tahoe National Forest. This trail features a lake and lots of scenic views. The trail is best used from April to October, and is shared by hikers and trail runners.

This trail has lots of elevation over a short distance, be warned! The Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail is close to Olympic Valley in the North Lake Tahoe region. Dogs are allowed on this trail if kept on leash. 

Photos: Martin Hapl and Timothy

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