Big Meadows to Dardanelles Lake
Hiking route in Big Meadows Trailhead


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Length: 8.06 miles
Surface: Moderate
Difficulty: Medium
Average Duration: 3 hrs 33 mins
  • dog friendly
  • forest
  • lake
  • views
  • mountain

Dog Friendly
At trailhead
Directions to Trailhead: From South Lake Tahoe, take highway 50 towards Sacramento, turning east onto highway 89 (Luther Pass) before US 50 heads up to Echo Summit. Follow highway 89 up towards Luther Pass, turning left into the Big Meadow Parking Area ju

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