Truckee River Trail

EASY 20 reviews
#26 of 103 trails in

Truckee River Trail is a 8.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Tahoe City, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

8.8 miles 272 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

camping

fly fishing

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

walking

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

4 months ago

4 months ago

Was an easy walk with paved trail. Was a good starter walk to get vacationers acclimated to the altitude.

5 months ago

mountain biking
5 months ago

road biking
6 months ago

road biking
6 months ago

cross country skiing
6 months ago

walking
6 months ago

The Truckee River Bike Trail is a nice casual walking path. It does get warm in the late morning in July. There are many cycllists on the path so make sure you follow the rules.

hiking
7 months ago

The trail is right next to the highway. Good views of the river. Lots of biking traffic. Maybe best just to bike it.

7 months ago

7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

8 months ago

Fun

backpacking
9 months ago

Beautiful!

road biking
2 years ago

mountain biking
2 years ago

3 years ago

4 years ago

road biking
6 years ago

Enjoyed this ride when I was a Truckee resident. Used to ride it couple times a week for training, from Tahoe City into Truckee.
Tip: don't recommend biking this in the month of November, unless you are packing some heavier gear to keep warm. I made that mistake once... was quite a bit warmer near Lake Tahoe and got colder as I neared Truckee. Burrr!

mountain biking
6 years ago

We have enjoyed this scenic path following the contours of the Truckee River on several occassions. Great spots along the way for picnicing, swimming, wildlife, wildflowers. Family friendly.