Hiking & Horseback Riding

  • Take a day hike with the family or go on a multi-night adventure in the Tahoe backcountry. You don’t have to be a long-distance hiker to enjoy the beauty of mountains, meadows and valleys in the Lake Tahoe area. There are many gentle trails, paved paths, and flat valley roads that everyone from kids to grandparents will enjoy. So pack a lunch, shoulder your rucksack and explore Tahoe’s natural beauty.

    Tahoe Wilderness Adventures

    Tahoe Wilderness Adventures

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    Tahoe Wilderness Adventures is an outdoor recreation outfitter & guide company based on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. We specialize in outfitting groups and families, and offer guided hiking trips, outdoor sports equipment rentals, full service camping, and stand up paddleboard rentals and deliveries.

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    Tahoe Adventure Company

    Tahoe Adventure Company

    7010 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe Vista, CA  96148
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    In: Activities: Mountain Biking & Cycling, Hiking & Horseback Riding, Water Sports

    Tahoe Adventure Company leads high quality adventure travel trips and tours with a focus on experiencing the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, trails and brilliant waters of Lake Tahoe. Our goal is to offer the highest quality, most enlightening adventure tours in the Lake Tahoe area.

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    R & D Ranch

    R & D Ranch

    7177 Schulz Dr., Carson City, NV  89701
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    In: Activities: ATV Riding, Hiking & Horseback Riding

    The R & D Ranch in Carson City, has the best in Northern Nevada with horseback riding, sightseeing and ATV tours. For birthday parties, or just a day of fun, the R & D Ranch offers it all for horse lovers.

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  • On the Hill: Scramble up Cave Rock

    On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: On the Hill: Scramble up Cave Rock. Conditions: OK, technically it’s a hike, but with a short 5-minute easy hike to start and…

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    On the Hill: Hiking Castle Rock

    On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day.   Today’s activity: Hiking Castle Rock. About the ride: Part gentle hike, part intermediate rock climb, the 2.5 mile trail to Castle Rock runs along part of…

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    Lake Tahoe Summer Guide

    It’s summertime at Lake Tahoe and the possibilities are endless. There is nothing quite like a Summer in Tahoe. Immerse yourself in all of the beauty, variety and adventure of Lake Tahoe.

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    Lake Tahoe Fall Guide

    While summer and winter are the obvious times to visit Lake Tahoe, a hidden secret is just how perfect this time of year is for a vacation.

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    Enjoy the Weekend With a Lake Tahoe Wild-Flower Hike

    Lake Tahoe’s generous snow-filled winter has melted–mostly. And the flowers are reaping the benefits. Now is the time to plan out some weekend hikes. Enjoy the blooming flowers this Saturday. Then spend all day Sunday resting your legs on one of Lake Tahoe’s fine beaches.

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    Where to Take Fall Photos in Tahoe

    Lake Tahoe often conjures images of tall douglas firs, evergreens that keep the the crystal clear lake company year round with their green, glowing branches. But Tahoe is also home to many aspen groves, which changes from green to orange to yellow during the fall months.

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    Hiking Mt. Judah Trail Overlooking Donner Lake

    Follow our editor’s account of a beautiful hike – complete with photos!

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    Fun Family Things To Do on the South Shore

    A list of some great activities for the whole crew.

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    Lake Tahoe Hiking: Marlette Lake

    Come take a hike to Marlette Lake from Spooner Lake in Nevada State Park. This moderate 4-miles-hike offers picturesque views of Tahoe, with access to the Flume Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail and the crystal clear waters of Marlette Lake.

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    3 Great Hikes on Tahoe’s West Shore

    A few suggestions on some great hikes.

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