Ellis Peak - Hiking
Ellis Peak is a visually stunning hike on the West shore of Lake Tahoe that offers abundant wildflowers, wide vistas, and exhilarating views of Lake Tahoe.
This is a 6.0 mile roundtrip hike.
Destination Distance From Downtown
Although this is a short hike, it has sections of steep, grueling climbs.
Time To Complete
This assumes a two mile per hour pace, adding one half hour for every thousand feet of elevation gain.
Spring, Summer, and Fall
This is best done when wildflowers are blooming just after Spring snowmelt.
On Leash Only
It is always good practice to keep dogs on leash on trails with multiple users