17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Upper Echo Lake with its island

We took the water taxi to the trail head and set out on what was supposed to be a 45 minute hike around one side of Lower Echo Lake and turned into a four-hour marathon. But what a place to spend those hours!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Lake Tahoe, California, United States of America
Camera: SM-G930V
Copyright: © Deanna Seagraves