Five Lakes Trail

Tahoe City, California

This moderate 4-mile (round-trip) trail makes for an ideal hike. A fairly well-trodden path spans the boulder-strewn, pine-lined Granite Chief Wilderness near Alpine Meadows. By the time you reach the first, and largest, of the alpine lakes, you’ll be dying for a quick dip.

Last Reviewed
May 2015


unmarked trailhead at Alpine Meadows Rd., a little more than 2 miles from State 89 and 4 miles north of Tahoe City, across from the second Deer Park Dr.
Tahoe City, CA