Lake Tahoe from the Flume Trail

Due to the lingering record winter snow, shuttle services for the Flume Trail should start by the third weekend of June, 2023. Online reservations are available starting the third weekend of June. If by chance this 200% winter snow pack melts earlier we will update and begin shuttles to Spooner for the Flume Trail. Bike rentals are available to take elsewhere. 

Tahoe Rim Trail Shuttles should be available mid July 2023 after enough snow melts. Reservations are available starting mid July. 

We offer two shuttle routes for two distinctly different classic Tahoe mountain bike rides. Our Bike shop is located at the end of the trail for both of these classic point to point rides just behind Tunnel Creek Café, Incline Village, NV.

Shuttles to Spooner Lake for the classic Flume Trail ride are running daily.
9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 Saturdays and Sunday.
Monday through Friday 10:30, 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30 (for two or more). 
You can always use one of the above times to get back to your vehicle at Spooner after your ride.

Shuttles to Tahoe Meadows for the Tahoe Rim Trail are running even days of the Month – ie, 2nd, 4th, 6th, etc
Even date weekend days – 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 and 3:00.

You can park at Tahoe Meadows and use the 12:30 to get back to your car. Later shuttle can be arranged for two or more people

Shuttles are available online to reserve.

IF you are coming from South Lake Tahoe, consider  parking at Spooner at the state park and riding to our shop where we have hourly shuttles to return you back to your car at spooner after your rideSee you soon!

Good food, coffee and beer next to the bike shop!

Flume Trail Shuttle

7 days a week. $20 plus $2.00 state park entry fee per person. 
2023 Information

Shuttle to Spooner Lake to ride the incredibly scenic Flume Trail one way back to Incline and our shop. Daily Mid May to the first week of November – snow permitting. 
First shuttle to Spooner Lake for the Flume Trail is 9:30 every day in the summer season.

A second shuttle will be available if the scheduled shuttle fills to our current 12 person capacity (in a 15 passenger van). 
Another option is to park first in the state park at Spooner Lake for the Flume Trail or up at Tahoe meadows for the TRT- we can deliver rental bikes if needed – Ride to our shop behind Tunnel Creek Cafe and then take the shuttle back to your vehicle after your ride in the afternoon. Saves a potential traffic/parking hassles near Sand Harbor in the morning. 

Flume Trail Shuttle schedule:   Every Day – Mid June 2023 to November. E bikes allowed.
$20 plus $2.00 state park entrance fee. 
9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30,1:30,2:30 and 3:30 on weekends.
More than one shuttle will be sent if these time slots fill.  More time slots will be added as the main slots fill.  We may combine shuttles to minimize trips to spooner due to the price of fuel. This means you may be delayed a half an hour at most if two scheduled shuttles are less than half full. 

Tahoe Rim Tahoe Shuttle schedule: Every other day on even calendar days of the month Mid July 2023 to Mid November (2nd, 4th, etc). $20 per person. Pedal assist bikes NOT allowed on this shuttle. TRT is not open to Pedal assist bikes.
9:00, 10:00, 11:00 2:00 even days of the month
Afternoon shuttles on the hour can be arranged for two or more people.

Please note that pedal assist bikes are NOT allowed on the Tahoe Rim Trail from Tahoe meadows to the Tunnel Creek Road. Pedal assist bikes ARE allowed on the Flume Trail ride from Spooner Lake to our shop in Incline Village.

IF taking a shuttle and you have your own bike, please park along highway 28 near Tunnel Creek Cafe in the new parking areas and ride the short distance to the bike shop which is behind the cafe. If you want free parking while shuttling, drive further to the north side of the new lots where street shoulder parking is free. It is a short ride back to our shop behind the cafe. OR park at Spooner lake in the state park for the Flume Trail or at Tahoe Meadows for the Tahoe Rim Trail and take an afternoon shuttle back to your vehicle. 

  • Take the shuttle van in the morning from our shop behind Tunnel Creek Café to Spooner Lake State Park and ride the amazing Flume Trail one way back to your car at our bike rental shop and café.
  • Coming from South Lake Tahoe? Drive to Spooner lake in the State park and ride first, then take an afternoon shuttle back to spooner. This will help you avoid the busy east shore by Sand Harbor in the morning. 
  • Take the shuttle van in the morning from our shop behind Tunnel Creek Café to Tahoe Meadows to ride the Tahoe Rim Trail. Rides from 14 miles to 40 miles accessible from this shuttle ride all ending back at our bike shop and Tunnel Creek Café.
  • If you have your own bike and taking a shuttle, please park in the new parking lots along highway 28. It may be a bit down the street but you have a bike! Please Do Not Park in the one hour Cafe Parking lot!

E-mail:   QUESTIONS? call us: 775-298-2501. 
IF we dont answer, try again we may be assisting other customers during busy times of the day.

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Flume Trail Shuttle