Empire Mine State Historic Park is the site of one of the oldest, largest, deepest, longest and richest gold mines in California.
Place Category: Trailheads
Trailhead for the Tahoe Rim Trail | 20.2 miles to Mt Rose Trailhead | 20.2 miles to Tahoe City
Brockway to Watson Lake
13.4 miles round trip
This challenging, out-and-back hike features gentle ups and downs through the forest, wildflower meadows, and Watson Lake. You can drive to Watson Lake, so if you want to make this a one-way hike, park a car at each end of the route. This trail is open to mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians. Be sure to yield as is appropriate.