This Natural Staircase In Northern California Leads You To The Most Magical Hidden Lake

Nothing beats a hike with a reward at the end, especially when that reward happens to be one of the most beautiful mountain lakes that Northern California has to offer. This hike is seriously a dream come true. Not only does it lead you to a hidden lake but you’ll also come across an epic waterfall, stunning views of Lake Tahoe, charming footbridges, and even a natural staircase made of stone. Adventurers young and old will be totally mesmerized by this breathtaking trail from start to finish. Go ahead and add this trail to your bucket list. This is something that everyone should experience!

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Have you completed this hidden lake hike? There’s truly a little bit of everything on this trail! Be sure to take a look at our list of 8 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Northern California Before You Die for more must-do hiking trails.