Lake Tahoe Basin Map

Two different recreation maps for the Lake Tahoe Basin are created by the USDA & NatGeo. Several smaller brands for regional topographic trail maps. The US Forest Service has the Tahoe National Forest Map that encompasses a much larger area. Numerous books exist for backpacking and hiking around Tahoe.

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NatGeo Map #803 Tahoe Basin

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Lake Tahoe Trails Illustrated Map from National Geographic

Recreation Map for Lake Tahoe Basin, Topographic Lake Map, Backroads Hiking Maps, Tahoe Backpacking, Tahoe Camping, All Campgrounds, Trailheads, Creeks and Lakes. Sierra Nevada Back Roads, Truckee River Camping & Hiking Map. Very detailed & colorful. 2 -sided map, waterproof plastic map; tear resistant. GPS data. Map scale 1:63,360 / Contour Interval = 50 feet. ISBN# 9781566953344

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townNcountryMany believe that Lake Tahoe was formed by the collapse of an ancient volcanic crater, but the natural lake and mountain basin was actually formed by the rise and fall of the landscape due to faulting.

The Tahoe Basin which spans approximately 22 miles long (and 12 wide), is located on top of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Separating California from Nevada state, a year-round, mountain resort destination. The lake is often referred to as “Jewel of the Sierra”.

Largest freshwater, alpine lake in North America.
Second deepest lake in the U.S.
Second highest lake in the U.S.

LAKE TAHOE – 6625′ elevation above sea level

Adventure Maps

Fine Edge Tahoe Maps

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Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, USDA Map


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Lake Tahoe Map USDA
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Lake Tahoe Basin & Vicinity

USGS Map California: Lake Tahoe Basin Map; Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe, Desolation Wilderness, Granite Chief, Fallen Leaf Lake. Tahoe Recreation, Camping Map. USDA NFS Recreation Area. All forest lands, trails & roads surrounding Lake Tahoe; 10 miles all the way around lake. Printed on waterproof plastic. Published 2010. ISBN# 9781593514808. Older version printed on paper in 1998.

TAHOE OUTDOOR RECREATION

  • backpacking
  • boating
  • camping
  • casinos
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horseback
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • off-roading
  • sailing
  • snow skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • xc skiing

see also –
Tom Harrison Tahoe Rim Trail

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Tahoe National Forest

nearby towns:

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Yosemite Valley Trail Map

Yosemite Valley Map
by Tom Harrison

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  • bike
  • camp
  • climb
  • hike
  • picnic
  • river
  • waterfalls

Tom Harrison Yosemite Valley Map, Topo Trail Map Yosemite Parks, Hiking Trails Yosemite Valley Trails, Yosemite National Park Maps Hiking Trails Topo Map; Regions include – Yosemite Valley Mirror Lake, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome Hiking, Nevada Falls, Mist Trail, Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park Campgrounds, Trailheads, Shuttle Stops, Merced River. Easily understood w/ several languages too!

Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 24K; ISBN# 9781877689604

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Yosemite Valley Trail Map

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OLDER VERSION

Yosemite Valley from above

TOP of Yosemite Falls (see water on lower left)

see also –
All Yosemite Maps by Tom Harrison

Tahoe Rim Trail Map

Tahoe Rim Trail Map
Lake Tahoe Recreation Map
by Tom Harrison Maps

California’s Jewel of the Sierra

Tahoe Rim Trail Topo Map: Lake Tahoe Recreation Map, Tahoe Topo Maps, Hiking Trails Backpacking Maps, Lake Tahoe Hikes; Meeks Bay, Martis Peak, Tahoe Rim Trail, King Beach, Emerald Bay, Granlibakken, Spooner Lake, Martlett Lake, Tahoe Meadows, Desolation Wilderness Trails, Sugar Pine Point, South Lake Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, Fallen Leaf Lake Hiking Trails. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 72K; ISBN# 9781877689598

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Tahoe Rim Trail Maps
Lake Tahoe Rim Trail Map (East/NV)
Lake Tahoe Rim Trail Map (West/CA)

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Tahoe Rim Trail Map

PREVIOUS EDITION MAP

Lake Tahoe Rim Trail, Sierra Nevada, California

  • day hikes
  • mountain bike
  • backpacking
  • horseback trails

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Yosemite Books

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