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Frazier Falls

Lake Tahoe + Northern Sierra, California

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  • The trailhead and ADA-accessible trail.- Frazier Falls
  • Frazier Falls is reached by a paved and relatively flat half-mile trail.- Frazier Falls
  • A bridge spanning Frazier Creek marks the half-way point.- Frazier Falls
  • Frazier Creek.- Frazier Falls
  • The Frazier Falls viewpoint.- Frazier Falls
  • Frazier Falls during a low water year. - Frazier Falls
  • View over Frazier Creek Gorge.- Frazier Falls
  • - Frazier Falls
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Pros: 
Family-friendly hike. Waterfall. ADA-accessible.
Cons: 
None.
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Region:
Lake Tahoe + Northern Sierra, CA
Congestion: 
High
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer
Current Local Weather:
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Adventure Description

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Frazier Falls is one of the few waterfalls in the Lakes Basin region, and it offers a nice contrast to a landscape rich in glacially carved lakes. The falls cascade down nearly 250 feet, and it is easily viewed from a platform that looks over the waterfall and the Frazier Creek Gorge downstream.

The viewing platform is reached via a paved half-mile trail. The trail is ADA accessible and well suited for visitors of all ages, offering multiple resting benches along the way. The hike can easily be done in an hour. Frazier Falls is a short drive away from Lakes Basin Campground, which provides access to some of the region's hiking highlights.

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