The Best Hikes near Virginia City

Alex Sam at Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe, Placer County, CaliforniaLake TahoePlacer County, CaliforniaBack to visit Lake Tahoe for a second time, it s the best place I like to come back if I got a chance to watch sunriseEmerald Bay State Park, El Dorado County, CaliforniaEmerald Bay State ParkEl Dorado County, CaliforniaJaw dropping beautiful! One of my favorite places to go in California. A short three hour drive north of San Francisco. Beautiful hiking trails,...Grover Hot Springs State Park, Markleeville, CaliforniaGrover Hot Springs State ParkMarkleeville, California#localgem Eastern Sierra Nevada's in Markleeville, CA. Hot Springs, water falls and some easy hiking trails.Lake Tahoe, Placer County, CaliforniaLake TahoePlacer County, CaliforniaLake Tahoe is one of my favorite places to be. I may not be in New Zealand, with some of the best scenery in the world, but Lake Tahoe holds a lot...Eagle Rock, Placer County, CaliforniaEagle RockPlacer County, CaliforniaA quick, easy, rewarding hike right off the road that leads to the top of the monolithic rock formation and provides a breathtaking view of...Lake Tahoe, Placer County, CaliforniaLake TahoePlacer County, CaliforniaThis was a fairly extensive hike to get to a secluded beach in Lake Tahoe, CA. Each hike, sunrise, or sunset is incredibly unique & so beautiful. I...Steamboat, NevadaSteamboatNevadasteamboatEmerald Bay State Park, El Dorado County, CaliforniaEmerald Bay State ParkEl Dorado County, CaliforniaGreat hiking, camping, adventures, and discoveries. Is it summer yet?Maggies Peaks, El Dorado County, CaliforniaMaggies PeaksEl Dorado County, CaliforniaThe start of our hike into Desolation Wilderness took us to Maggie's Peak. From there, we could see the snowy landscape ahead of us and the alpine...Brockway Summit Tahoe Rim Trail Trailhead, Tahoe Vista, CaliforniaBrockway Summit Tahoe Rim Trail TrailheadTahoe Vista, CaliforniaFebruary 1st, and snow is sparse in Tahoe. We parked at the Brockway Summit Parking, but crossed the road and headed up the mountain on Spur Trail....Fallen Leaf, CaliforniaFallen LeafCaliforniaCannot remember the name of these falls. Beautiful, and a very short hike from Fallen Leaf Lake. High snowfall amounts this year have this baby...Horsetail Falls, El Dorado County, CaliforniaHorsetail FallsEl Dorado County, CaliforniaWant some bouldering in your hike? This hike will take you to the top of Horsetail Falls and into the Desolation Wilderness. Stunning views as you...Emerald Bay Vikingsholm Trail Trailhead, El Dorado County, CaliforniaEmerald Bay Vikingsholm Trail TrailheadEl Dorado County, CaliforniaA must stop of making the loop around Lake Tahoe.Lake Aloha, El Dorado County, CaliforniaLake AlohaEl Dorado County, CaliforniaFeast your eyes on incredible Lake Aloha in Desolation Wilderness near Lake Tahoe. This is your payoff after a long hike in. I took the Echo Lakes...Desolation Wilderness, El Dorado County, CaliforniaDesolation WildernessEl Dorado County, CaliforniaBackpacking under the sky full of stars!! Velma lake.Emerald Bay State Park, El Dorado County, CaliforniaEmerald Bay State ParkEl Dorado County, CaliforniaThe shimmering, jewel hued waters of the aptly named Emerald Bay was a sight for sore eyes. By far the best view in Lake Tahoe! My only regret was...Lake Aloha, El Dorado County, CaliforniaLake AlohaEl Dorado County, CaliforniaAfter a night spent battling rain, wind, and lightning on the shores of Lake Aloha in the heart of Desolation Wilderness, I was rewarded with this...Desolation Wilderness, El Dorado County, CaliforniaDesolation WildernessEl Dorado County, CaliforniaThis is Lake Tamarack, it's about a 2.5 hour hike (one way) from the Echo Lakes trailhead. See my previous posts for details on the Echo Lake...Way up off the grid..., Washoe County, NevadaWay up off the grid...Washoe County, NevadaA cool hike until you realize people live up there. Kinda takes the adventure out of it.Echo Lake, CaliforniaEcho LakeCaliforniaEcho Lake just West of South Lake Tahoe off HWY 50 is a great day hike or an entry point to longer adventures into the Desolation Wilderness.
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