Lake Tahoe is the ultimate place for outdoor recreation. Within one day you can ski, hike, bike, boat, swim, have a picnic or watch an outdoor play or performance. The weather is normally beautiful and the skies clear.
The top things that visitors want to do on a trip to Tahoe is view the lake. There are several great ways to do this. Take a hike along many of the great trails in the area. The Tahoe Rim Trail
has sections for every level. You can also do some kayaking
or boating or even parasailing.
If you want to keep it low key, visit some of the area's beaches including Sand Harbor
, Lester Beach
, the South Tahoe Recreation Area, or Nevada Beach
. You can also do some fishing on the lake or in the Truckee River. If you want to pump up the volume, visit Camp Richardson
or Zephyr Cove
you can rent a jetski and zip across the blue water for a few hours.
One of the largest beaches on the lake... read more
P.O. Box 266
7360 West Lake Boulevard
Popular beach in both summer and winter... read more
15924 Highway 49
Chimney Rock Trail is a moderately difficult 4 mile trail with an elevation of 6,400 feet. Chimney Rock is a huge volcanic rock, 12 feet in diameter at its base, rising straight up for approximately 25 feet... read more
7800 Wentworth Springs Road
The trail leads to the top of Lovers Leap (a nationwide rock climbing area) for a breathtaking view of the South Fork of the American River drainage. The trail continues on for one mile to Camp Sacramento... read more
1501 Kirkwood Meadows Drive
Off Hwy. 88 at Carson Pass
6 miles north of Kings Beach
Gorgeous bay by Eagle Falls and Vikingsholm...
Corner of Arlington and First Street
Raft, tube and kayak in downtown Reno... read more