Tahoe Rim Trail

The Tahoe Rim Trail in North America is estimated to be 165 miles (266 kilometers) long, and takes 11 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.

It is a loop trail, which means that to do a complete thru hike of the trail, you will start and end your hike at the same place.

Because the Tahoe Rim Trail is a loop trail, a thruhiker can start their hike at any point along the trail and complete a successful thruhike. One recommended starting point is 64 Acres Trailhead in Tahoe City, California, United States.

A good day of the year to start this hike from the 64 Acres Trailhead is July 1.

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the Tahoe Rim Trail as its trail association.


NameTahoe Rim Trail
Length165 miles (266 kilometers)
ContinentNorth America
Far Out GuideTahoe Rim Trail Map
Trail AssociationTahoe Rim Trail Association
Recommended Start64 Acres Trailhead, Tahoe City, California, United States

Tahoe Rim Trail Thru Hike Budget Calculator

Thru Hike Budget Calculator
Calculate how much it will cost to thru hike a trail.
165 / 15 = 11 days to complete the hike
11 days * $35/day = $385

Estimated Total Budget (USD): $2,385.00

Cade Rosche © 2022
*This data is estimated and should not be relied upon without further research. It is meant as a starting point for hike planning, not as the only information used to plan your thru hike.