Blue Lakes are part of a cluster of lakes 12 miles south of Hwy 88 at Hope Valley. Campgrounds open when the road is plowed free of snow in early summer.
Place Category: Scenic Vistas
Lake Tahoe’s Inspiration Point provides a scenic overlook for all of Emerald Bay, Vikingsholm, and Fanette Island. Interpretive signs assist in understanding the history of the area. All views are accessible via paved walkways, and the restrooms are accessible, too. Parking can be difficult during busy summer months especially between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.