Trailhead: Located at the intersection of Hwy 89 and Blackwood Canyon Rd. at Skyland, about 4 miles south of Tahoe City. Free parking, restrooms and special bicycle campsites available.
Distance: The 4-mile round trip into Blackwood Canyon is a good beginner/intermediate with gentle terrain, open meadows and sweeping valley of aspen groves.
Details: Owned by the US Forest Service and maintained under contract by the California Land Management Company. This is a multiple use area.