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Ellis Peak Trail is a 5 mile out and back trail located near Homewood, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible from June until October. The peak provides fantastic views of the Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe, and the surrounding National Forest. Compared to other peaks along Highway 89, Ellis Peak offers better views of Lake Tahoe and greater solitude.