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Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 25

US 50 to I-80: Visit two scenic wilderness areas, swim in countless lakes, and traverse above Lake Tahoe’s rim on this 56-mile section.

Trip Tools

To Trailhead

From South Lake Tahoe, take US 50 W for 7 mi. Turn R onto Johnson Pass Rd. In .8 mi., turn R onto Echo Lakes Rd. Follow for 1.2 mi. to large parking lot on L side of road. Trail starts @ Lower Echo Lakes dam N of resort.

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