Trail head out of Heavenly Valley Stage coach lift follow single track to top of hill. Look for the Tahoe Rim Trail blue sign. Single track for 8 miles to star lake. Many get offs the first and four mile due to rock steps. Cliff pose possible danger if you do not keep your eyes on the tail. The trail is marked you can not get lost.
How to get there:
From US 50 at South Lake Tahoe go into Nevada past the casinos. Travel up HWY 207 (Kingsbury Grade) 3 miles to Tramway Drive turn righ then go to Heavenly Valley Stage Coach lift. Park in the parking lot.
Great view of the Carson Valley, partial view of Lake Tahoe at 7 miles.