Desolation Wilderness

Type: Outdoor Activities, Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Because of its beauty and accessibility Desolation Wilderness is per acre, the most heavily used wilderness area in the country. Desolation Wilderness is 12.5 miles long and 8 miles and is accessed by...  Read More

  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: If you are hiking above the waterfall, you do need to fill out a wilderness permit.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Desolation is one of the most popular hiking spots in the Tahoe area, but you can get away into the more remote areas.

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