Angora Lakes

MODERATE 5 reviews
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Angora Lakes is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near South Lake Tahoe, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking and is best used from May until October.

6.9 miles 1076 feet Out & Back


mountain biking

trail running



no dogs

5 months ago

Easy hike with beautiful lake views. Sacredness abounds.

6 months ago

This is not really a trail but a paved road. It was pretty busy with car traffic. Might be a better hike in the winter.

1 year ago

Easy short hike. Lake is beautiful.

4 years ago

Hiked this trail many times years ago from the southern end of Fallen Leaf Lake and up to the southernmost Angora Lake. It's a bit of a climb, but I much prefer it to driving in, and Angora Lakes make it all cliff-jumping in the Tahoe area!!

5 years ago

This is a beautiful trail, nicely paved fire road, so no uneven terrain. The first 1.8 miles in are uphill and could be a bit brutal to those who aren't accustomed to the climb and elevation. It flattens out for a bit at the fire lookout so you can catch your breath and recharge. The next 2 miles are an easy up and down, and lead you to two lakes so very worth the hike. The best news is that the 4 miles back are mostly downhill and its glorious after the uphill trek in. A bit icy in the winter, we just went today, careful not to slip. The frozen lakes were so beautiful and perfect for your daring boyfriend to slide across, :). Enjoy!