Hike Spooner Lake in Northern Nevada - Carson Tahoe Health

Lake Tahoe, Nevada, near Spooner Lake

If you’re looking for a great way to get outdoors and keep your family healthy and active, try a leisurely hike. The two-mile loop around Spooner Lake lets you enjoy marvelous meadows, abundant aspens, and wonderful wildflowers while strengthening muscles and burning calories. This unique trail has interpretive displays placed along the way, which are great descriptive and educational tools. Should you want to step up your exercise, you’ll discover that Spooner Lake is an ideal starting point for other hiking experiences. It is a major trail head that leads to Marlette Lake, the world famous Lake Tahoe Flume Trail, and the Tahoe Rim Trail (www.tahoerimtrail.org).

 

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