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Location: Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, Washoe County
Stream: Unnamed
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Height: 24 ft.
Access:   hike   dog  
Distance: n/a
Elevation: 7500 ft.
Season: May-Jul
Form:   horsetail
Lat/Long:39.28068, -119.94757
Directions:From Incline Village on Lake Tahoe drive north on Hwy 431 for 2 miles. Turn left on Marlette Way, then right on Jennifer St. Drive 0.7 miles to the end of the road and park.

Third Creek Falls is a small 24 ft. falls near Incline Village. It is a small drainage but very pretty.

From the parking area, start walking on the trail up the mountain. After a short distance there is a side trail over to the creek. It is a bit steep to get right down to the creek, but not too difficult. Just be careful.

This falls is actually not on Third Creek, it is on a small unnamed tributary immediately upstream from the confluence of Third Creek, but is close enough to it so we will call it Third Creek Falls anyway.

I explored this creek more upstream thinking there should be more waterfalls on this creek. I went quite aways up, but I found none. Far up the mountain, I saw what was possibly a bigger waterfall, but there would be no possible way to get up that far.

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Other waterfalls nearby:

Galena Creek Falls 3.34 miles
Kings Canyon Falls 11.07 miles
Squaw Creek Falls 16.64 miles
Middle Squaw Creek Falls 17.43 miles
Mountain Meadow Lake Falls 18.02 miles

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