Hiking is my number one favorite way of getting my exercise in for the day and Tahoe has some pretty amazing paths to hike. There are enough hiking trails in the Lake Tahoe Basin to keep an avid hiker busy for years. Here are a few trails I have done in the past thanks to Lake Tahoe Hiking guide, some paths can definitely be made longer, but I have not hiked them through the longer paths.
South Shore Hiking trails: Moraine Trail 1 mile, Angora Lakes Trail 0.5 miles to Angora Lakes, Tallac Historic Site 0.3 miles, Echo Lakes Trail 2.5 miles to NW corner of Upper Echo 4 miles to Tamarack, Glen Alpine Trail 2 miles to Grass Lake, Clark Trail 1.6 miles to Upper Angora, Mt. Tallac Trail 1.7 miles to Floating Isle.
West Shore Hiking trails: Cascade Creek Fall Trail 1 mile, Sugar Pine Point Nature Trails 0.7 mile, Vikingsholm Trail 1 mile, Rubicon Trail 3.1 miles to Emerald Point, Meeks Bay Trail 4.5 miles to Genevieve, Bayview Trail 1 miles to Granite, Eagle Falls Trail 4.5 miles to Dicks.
North and East Shore Hiking trails: Stateline Lookout 0.5 miles, Prey Meadows / Skunk Harbor 1.5 miles, Marlette Lake 5 miles, Rim Trail – North 5 miles to Marlette Lake, Rim Trail – South 2 miles to Duane Bliss Peak, Mt. Rose 6 miles.