Lake Tahoe, west of Carson City, California/Nevada. A large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada's, Lake Tahoe has a surface elevation of ft. It is the largest alpine lake in North America. Its depth is ft, making it the USA's second-deepest lake.
See the spectacular waterfalls in Shirley Canyon- (near squaw valley) a must see when visiting Lake Tahoe. A unique hike that offers spectacular views of the granite rocks, waterfalls and tranquil lake at the end of your adventure.