S. Upper Truckee to Dardanelles is a 10.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near South Lake Tahoe, CA that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Quite a few bikes and off leash dogs, but everyone was very polite. The trail didn't spend as much time near the creek as I thought it might and things got a little more dusty and dry that I expected.
Wonderful hike and a swim in Dardenelles was a welcome relief. Such an amazing lake; idillic.