Explore 8 Easy Fall Day Hikes in Truckee and Lake Tahoe

Explore 8 Easy Fall Day Hikes in Truckee and Lake Tahoe

Enjoy the best views and gorgeous fall colors on these easy day hikes! This list gives you a variety of loops and out and back hikes to explore in Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Don’t miss out on the beautiful fall weather while it’s here. Winter is just around the corner, so hit these trails while you can!

Picnic Rock, Lake Tahoe

3 miles roundtrip
Out and back

Stateline Fire Lookout, Lake Tahoe

1.8 miles roundtrip
Lollipop loop

Cascade Falls, Lake Tahoe

1.4 miles roundtrip
Out and back

Pacific Crest Trail, Truckee

7.5 miles roundtrip
Out and back

Martis Valley Loop, Truckee

4.2 miles roundtrip
Loop

Sagehen Creek Trail, Truckee

4.5 miles roundtrip
Out and back (with loop option)

Emigrant Trail, Truckee

Interpretive Loop: .4 miles
Towards Stampede Reservoir: 24 miles roundtrip
Out and back

Emigrant Trail in Truckee

Rowton Peak Loop, Truckee

3 miles roundtrip
Lollipop loop



Siobhan is the Marketing Director of Tahoe Mountain Sports. She's always down for a sufferfest, as long as it ends with ice cream. Favorite activities include backcountry skiing, trail running, and backpacking.


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