- This trail is located to the south of Lake Tahoe. See a variety of alpine lakes on this moderate trail. For a short walk, hike to the far end of Upper Echo Lake. A longer hike leads you to one of the many lakes farther down the trail. A boat taxi operated in the summer by Echo Lakes Resort cuts three miles off your trip. A nominal fee is charged for this service. A wilderness permit is required.
Ask a local about Echo Lakes TrailLocals have answered 7 questions about South Lake Tahoe.
Ask South Lake Tahoe Locals about Echo Lakes Trail