ATV Tours
  RUBICON ATV TOURS
    Open June Through First Snowfall
The Rubicon Trail is one of the most rugged and challenging off-road trails in the United States, perhaps even the world! It lays claims to many tires, axles, and even entire vehicles. It is the great grand-daddy of all 4-wheel trails. Privileged few will ever encounter the grand glacial remnants found in this desolated outback. We offer a variety of Rubicon ATV Tours that pass through some of the most well-known landmarks on the trail. Select from one of the options below to get more information.
Tour Duration Level Cost*
Miller Lake   (details) 2 Hours Beginner $120
Dollar Hole   (details) 3 Hours Beginner - Intermediate $170
Observation Point   (details) 4 Hours Intermediate - Advanced $220
Rubicon Springs   (details) 6 Hours Advanced $375

* A fuel surcharge of $10 per machine per hour will be applied
  PINE NUT MOUNTAIN ATV TOURS
    Open Year Round
Experience the rugged beauty and the delicate eco-system of the high desert in the Pine Nut Mountains. If you think the desert is flat, you'll be surprised. Our guides will take you through the winding washes, up steep hills, and down rugged canyons. You will enjoy majestic views of this remote and beautiful landscape and if you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the wild mustangs that roam free across Nevada.

To book a Pine Nut Mountain tour, please visit our Nevada Adventure Company site.
Quick Facts :: Miller Lake Tour
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Cost: $120 single / $190 double
Our Miller Lake trip is our most popular choice on the Rubicon. This trip is suitable for beginner to intermediate riders and goes for two hours. You'll pass McKinney Lake, then Lilly Lake, then on to Miller Lake. Miller is a perfect example of a beautiful high-elevation Sierra lake. Serene, wild, and surrounded by rugged country. Keep a sharp eye out for eagles, hawks, ospreys, deer and bears!

  • Helmets, Goggles, and Gloves included.
  • Complimentary bottled water included (one per person).
  • Souvenir bandana included.
  • This tour can be ridden 2-up (double).
  • Closed-toe shoes required (boots recommended).
The guides at Lake Tahoe Adventures are experienced at teaching beginning riders. Once out on the trail they continually assess the ability of the group and tailor the tour to deliver the best experience for everyone.



Miller Lake Map
Quick Facts :: Dollar Hole Tour
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Cost: $170
Our Dollar Hole trip is a popular choice for those seeking a bit of an off-road challenge. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours. After you cross the Pacific Crest Trail, you'll reach Dollar Hole. Dollar Hole is the first really serious obstacle on the Rubicon Trail. Ride through here and you’ll know you’ve driven an ATV.


  • Helmets, Goggles, and Gloves included.
  • Complimentary bottled water included (one per person).
  • Souvenir bandana included.
  • This tour can be ridden 1-up (single) only.
  • Closed-toe shoes required (boots recommended).





Dollar Hole Map
Quick Facts :: Observation Point Tour
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Cost: $220
A half-hour beyond Dollar Hole is Observation Point. You'll pass a series of short waterfalls over hard, unforgiving Sierra granite worn smooth over thousands of years. At some point you'll crest a grey granite dome and arrive at your destination. This challenging trip goes deep enough into the Rubicon earning you serious bragging rights. The view from Observation Point is spectacular. As always, wildlife abounds! Keep your eyes peeled and your camera ready at the rest stops.


  • Helmets, Goggles, and Gloves included.
  • Complimentary bottled water included (one per person).
  • Souvenir bandana included.
  • This tour can be ridden 1-up (single) only.
  • Closed-toe shoes required (boots recommended).





Observation Point Map
Quick Facts :: Rubicon Springs Tour
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Cost: $375
This is our longest and most challenging Rubicon tour. You'll be on the trail long enough to require a meal, and we include it on this trip! Past Observation Point, you'll descend the famous Cadillac Hill. From there it's just a short hop to Rubicon Springs. Once you catch your breath, you get to do it all again in the opposite direction! This tour requires skill, strength, and endurance. After this trip, you'll know you've accomplished an amazing journey!


  • Helmets, Goggles, Gloves, Lunch, Water, and Fuel included.
  • Complimentary bottled water included (one per person).
  • Souvenir bandana included.
  • This tour can be ridden 1-up (single) only.
  • Closed-toe shoes required (boots recommended).





Rubicon Springs Map
  CUSTOM ATV TOURS
Custom tours are anything you can dream of and we can put together for you! We strive to accomodate your requests, whether you are looking for a group experience or a unique personal event. Please contact us and tell us what you are looking for. We'll do everything we can to make your experience memorable.

Here are some unique ideas for custom tours:

    • Corporate Meetings
    • Corporate Team Builders
    • Retreat Event
    • Club Outings
    • Special Event Dinners
    • Marriage Proposal
    • Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
    • Guys/Girls Day Out
    • Fathers Day/Mothers Day
ATVs In The Desert

The sky is the limit when it comes to how many different ways we can help make your event one you'll never forget. Just mix our know-how with your imagination and let's see what we can do together!


Please Note: prices and terms listed here are subject to change without notice. Off-season tours list the pricing as of the end of the prior season. There may be other tours available but not listed here. Additional pricing options may exist. Please inquire at the office about any other available tours, options, and terms. Enjoy responsibly!

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