- The Taylor Creek / Fallen Leaf area is located near the south shore of Lake Tahoe. The area provides the newcomer to cross-country skiing an opportunity to enjoy winter adventure. Developed for the beginner, this well marked series of trails allows skiers to explore an area of forest with the knowledge that other people are near and there is no avalanche danger. The terrain is mostly flat and provides an excellent day tour for the entire family. The developed trails cover a large area and although heavily used, are not congested. The loop trail traverses through open meadows and aspen groves. Take Highway 89 north from South Lake Tahoe approximately 3.5 miles to the Taylor Creek Sno-Park. A Sno-Park permit is required. Snowmobiles are NOT allowed. Pick up the Taylor Creek cross-country skiing brochure from the office for a more detailed map. From South Lake Tahoe take Highway 89 north 3.5 miles to the Taylor Creek Sno-Park.
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