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Grass Lake

MODERATE 3 reviews
#42 of 47 trails in

Grass Lake is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near South Lake Tahoe, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from May until September.

Distance: 5.3 miles Elevation Gain: 679 feet Route Type: Out & Back


nature trips

bird watching





wild flowers


2 days ago

I do not understand why a person can purchase an overnight permit for Grass lake, I did, except the problem is that there isn't a single location to pitch the tent, I walked half around the lake to the point where there was no more trail, and still... nowhere at all to set up camp, not even any decent trees to hang the bear bag really. The mosquitoes were the worse I've seen at any location to date. Finally, the road leading to the trail head,(Fallen Leaf rd), the road is horrendous and the trail itself was loose rock for a major portion of it. At least whilst I was at the lake, I had it all to myself, no one around. I will never return to Grass lake, not worth it.

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