SN: 116396 - 2020

Future event (open Sat, Aug 29th)

Bring soap/hand sanitizer for restroom use.

Emerald Bay/Rubicon Trail South

Traditional Walk

South Lake Tahoe, California

Campfire Center at Upper Eagle Point Campground parking lot. Emerald Bay State Park 38.9512907 120.0857307 Emerald Bay Rd., CA, 96150

Future event (not yet open)

Starting Sat, Aug 29th, 2020 for 1 day

Start times: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. finish by 4:00 p.m.

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

Walk along the upper Rubicon Trail descending to lake-level at the Vikingsholm Castle (You may want to take a tour, extra fee). 5k walkers will retrace their steps back to the start/finish. 10k walkers will continue along a level bayside trail passing the checkpoint for a few meters, then turnaround and retrace their steps back to the Vikingsholm, and up the trail to the start/finish. Walkers will come upon breathtaking scenery, wildlife, and occasional picnic spots along the entire trail, thus making for a most enjoyable event. *Bring soap/hand sanitizer for restroom use.

Distance: 5k & 10k, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: NO

Wheelchairs: NO


Water and restrooms are available at start/finish and at the Vikingsholm (5k turnaround). 10k walkers, no more restrooms after 5k turnaround until returning to the 5k turnaround point. Hiking sticks advisable, carry water, no dogs. There is a $10.00 park entrance fee. Carpooling is recommended.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start

From the Tahoe City ''Y'' drive south on Hwy 89 for 20 miles to Emerald Bay State Park. Sign is on the right, but you must turn sharp LEFT to enter the park. From the South Lake Tahoe "Y" drive north on Hwy 89 for ~12 miles to Emerald Bay State Park. Sign is on your right and turn RIGHT to enter the park. BOTH: After passing the kiosk, $10.00 fee, continue on the campground road until you see a dirt parking lot and AVA Banner. Park there and use signage to find the start/finish point at the Campfire Center.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers

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