At 4.4 miles, the Emerald Point Trail is one of the park's longer routes, ideal for those who want to challenging themselves. The trail also offers plenty of shade and is mostly flat with the highlight of the route being the spectacular views of the lake's shoreline.
This popular trail is 1.6 miles long and moderate in difficulty. Best traversed between March and November, this route offers stunning views of the lake and there are several points along the route where you can stop for a spot of rock climbing if you want to make things a little more interesting.
This short trial comes in at just over one mile with most people completing the trail in approximately an hour. The hike takes you along the shores of South Lake Tahoe and is a loop trail, ideal for those who are keen to get back to their departure point.