Tahoe National Forest | Travel (128/556)

Tahoe National Forest | Travel (128/556) | Alaina Ann Photography Tahoe National Forest was a lovely precursor to arriving in Lake Tahoe, California. The sky was mostly covered in wildfire smoke, creating a white backdrop as I drove between the large pines.

Top Five Hikes + Places to Explore
  1. Boca Historic Townsite - an interpretive trail takes you through the once historic town.
  2. Calpine Lookout - a restored lookout station, available for rent, offers a unique overnight stay in the national forest.
  3. Frazier Falls - an easy half mile hike (each way) takes you over a wooden bridge, above a creek, to a peaceful view of the 176 foot falls.
  4. Highway 49 - this scenic road takes you along the North Yuba River and many quaint gold rush towns.
  5. Placer Big Trees - a grove of Giant Sequoias overlooking the Middle Fork American River.

What are some of your favorite spots in Tahoe National Forest?