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Big Meadow Trailhead

Horseback riding in the Lake Tahoe area and the Central Sierra is nothing short of spectacular! Check out this trail:
    Big Meadow to Meiss Meadows and Showers Lake:
  • Trail Location: Big Meadow Trailhead is located on Hwy. 89 at Luther Pass, 5 1/2 miles south of the junction of Hwy. 50, Meyers (5 miles from South Lake Tahoe, CA)
  • Trailhead Parking: There is lots of parking available with an area for horse trailers
  • Trail Difficulty: Moderate:  Some rocky sections; lots of mountain bikes
  • Topo Map (3MB)
  • Trail Photos: Big Meadow full of brilliant yellow buttercups, with Stevens Peak in background on left
  • Trail Description
  • Trail Length: Approx. 10 miles round trip
  • Water availability: You will cross a creek within the first 1/2 mile, then Round Lake, a few miles further. Caution: Filter all water for human consumption! 

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Site Originally Created October 24, 1996. 

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