Rubicon Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Location:  Take Highway 89 South from Tahoe City, approximately 9 miles to Homewood.  Turn west on McKinney Rubicon Springs Road.  Tahe the first left, on Bellevue and the second right on McKinney Road.  Follow signs to Miller Lake.  Turn left on McKinney-Rubicon Springs and continue straight at the stop sign onto the dirt road. 

Features:  This nationally known 4WD route leads from Lake Tahoe to Georgetown, a distance of 22 miles.  The narrow passages, rocky climbs and occasional mud hole keep the trail rated as MOST DIFFICULT.

Precuations:  This trail is recommended for short wheelbase vehicles with all skid plates in place.  Even then you can expect to pick up scratches and dents.  There is a county ordinence that closes the trail the last weekend in July and the first weekend in August for the annual run of the Jeeper's Jamboree.


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  Area/Length : 
4.9 miles