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Angora Lakes Resort


Angora Lakes resort, located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe, is a popular destination during the summer months. The hike up to the lake is a bit steep, but the trail is wide and lined with huge trees and rugged rocky hillsides. As you near the top of the trail you will see Lower Angora Lake where rustic cabins dot the shoreline. At the top of the trail is Upper Angora, a stunning high elevation alpine lake with a sandy beach on one side and steep cliffs with huge rock outcroppings as a backdrop. Small boats and kayaks are available for rental and the store offers hand made lemonade and souvenirs. Angora Lakes Resort is a must see and definitely worth the hike! Please note: Campfires and portable charcoal grills are not allowed on the beach.

At a Glance

Fees Parking Fee
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Dogs must be on a leash at all times.  The open season is weather dependent.  Please note:  Only cabins are available for rental, there is no camping allowed in the Angora Lakes watershed nor is any snowmobiling allowed around the lakes.  
Closest Towns: South Lake Tahoe, California.
Operated By: Angora Resort is privately operated on Forest Service land. Mailing address: Angora Lakes Resort, P.O. Box 8897, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96158, (530) 541-2092.

General Information

Directions: Take Highway 89 north approximately 3 miles from South Lake Tahoe to Fallen Leaf Lake Road and turn left. Turn left at the first paved road. Continue to Forest Service Road 12N14 and turn right. Watch for bicyclists along this road. Continue past Angora Lookout to the road's end at the parking lot.

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Cabin Rentals

Cabin Rentals are available at Angora Lakes Resort.  Contact the resort for more information.  Please note:  There is no camping allowed in the Angora Lakes watershed nor is any snowmobiling allowed around the lakes.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult


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