Current Trail Conditions

Each segment of the TRT is listed below with the most recent reports we have received. Please note that conditions can change rapidly--what you encounter on the trail may be somewhat different from what you read here.  Make sure to check the forecast before heading out on the TRT and plan ahead and prepare.  NOAA.gov is a great resource for area weather forecast.  If you are out on the trail and have updates to any of the information below including locations of downed trees, we would love to receive them.  

Report Trail Conditions 

  • For information from the USFS regarding gate, trailhead and road closures. please click here.
  • For information about local mountain bike trail conditions, please visit the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association's webpage.
  • For Spooner Backcountry conditions from the State Park click here.

Relay Peak Wildflowers

Wildflowers in Bloom Tahoe Rim Trail - West of Relay Peak, 6/28/2015


Echo Lakes to Barker Pass: Trail is clear of snow. There are a few trees down north of Richardson Lake. Updated 7/23/2015

Barker Pass to Tahoe City: Both gates on Barker Pass Road are open. Segment is clear of snow and clear of downed trees from Twin Peaks to Tahoe City. Updated 6/16/2015.

Tahoe City to Brockway: Clear of snow. The Watson Lake outlet is dry with no water flowing out but the lake has water for filtering.  All downed trees have been removed from this section of trail. Updated 6/16/2015.

Brockway to Mt. Rose: Trail is clear of snow. Mud Lake has water remaining in it, Grey Lake is shallow but there is still runoff entering the lake that can be filtered, and there is plenty of water in Galena Falls.  Updated 7/23/2015.

Tahoe Meadows to Spooner: Trail is clear of snow and down trees.  On August 15th Nevada State Parks is hosting the XTerra Lake Tahoe race which will include a mountain biking portion on the TRT which will close a portion of the trail from the Marlette Peak Campground to Tunnel Creek.

For information on the Flume Trail and the bike shuttle please visit: http://flumetrailtahoe.com/shuttle/.  Flume Trail Bikes offers shuttles to both Spooner Lake State Park and Tahoe Meadows.  Updated 7/16/2015.

  • BE ADVISED: A meadow restoration and road rehabilitation project is still in progress on North Canyon Road.  The road is now open to recreational traffic but expect a few construction vehicles on the road.  For a project map click here

Spooner to Kingsbury NorthClear of down trees and snow. Please note, this section has no water! Updated 6/3/2015.

Daggett System Trails: Updated 6/29/2015.

  • Kingsbury to Kingsbury Connector Trail: Clear.  There is currently water in Edgewood Creek (approximately one mile south of the Hwy 207 crossing).  This is currently the only water source between Spooner Summit and Star Lake.  
  • Daggett North East Loop: Clear. 
  • Van Sickle Connector Trail: Clear

Kingsbury South to Big Meadow: There is no water in Mott Canyon or Daggett Creek at this time.  The first water source you will find on this segment of trail headed southwest is at Star Lake. Trail is clear of snow and down trees. USFS road 051 is open and in good condition.  Updated 7/9/2015.

Big Meadow to Echo Summit: The TRT is clear of down trees and snow from Big Meadow Trailhead to Echo Summit. The mosquitoes are out!! Updated 6/24/2015.


For information on permits and rules for hiking/backpacking on the Tahoe Rim Trail, please go to Using the Trail.

The Tahoe Rim Trail's Trail Conditions page relies on the support of trail users to get the most up to date information. If you have any updates to the information listed above please email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or click here to report conditions online.