Truckee River Trail

EASY 20 reviews
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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 accessible 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

3 months ago

3 months ago

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

4 months ago

mountain biking
4 months ago

road biking
5 months ago

road biking
5 months ago

cross country skiing
5 months ago

walking
5 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
5 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.

6 months ago

6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

7 months ago

Fun

backpacking
8 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.