Pope-Baldwin Bicycle Trail

photo: Cyclists visit the USFS's Tallac Historic Site, Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe. Photo by Tahoe Heritage Foundation, Sou.


This trail has been adopted by: Clay

Length: 3.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Fitness Trail
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Located within the Camp Richardson area of South Lake Tahoe
State(s): California
Counties: El Dorado
Longitude: -120.0309
Latitude: 38.937

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Description

This 3.3 mile long paved bicycle trail winds through an area offering both scenic views and extensive recreational opportunities. The trail journeys past a major resort and National Forest Visitor Center, several public beaches and picnic areas, and through a historic site. This trail is located within the Camp Richardson area of South Lake Tahoe, and is also adjacent to several campgrounds/RV sites, a riding stable, restaurant and marina. It is one of the most popular trails within the entire Lake Tahoe Basin, and is also widely used by strollers and roller skaters.

Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Average Grade: 1%
Maximum Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 6,220
Elevation High Point: 6,240
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Don Lane
Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
870 Emerald Bay Rd.
Ste. 1
South Lake Tahoe , CA 96150
(530) 573-2621
https://www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu/

 

Photos

Cyclists visit the USFS's Tallac Historic Site, Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe. Photo by Tahoe Heritage Foundation, Sou.

Cyclists visit the USFS's Tallac Historic Site, Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe. Photo by Tahoe Heritage Foundation, Sou.

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