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Sawmill Lake – A Great Hike for Mountainside Residents

The other day I wanted to put myself in the shoes of our owners at Home Run townhomes and go for a hike.  There is nothing greater than to walk out your back door and go for a hike without having to get in your car and drive to a trailhead.  I started up the Home Run ski run and made a left towards The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe and headed towards my final destination of Sawmill Lake.  The trailhead is located at the top of Big Springs Gondola towards the Cross Country Skiing trails.   It was a fun hike with a great reward of a beautiful lake tucked in the woods of Northstar.  From Home Run it is only about 3 miles roundtrip and I highly recommend it.