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Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021

October 11th, 2021 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Here in the Lake Tahoe Basin, we are living on the ancestral lands of the Washoe People. You can learn more about the Washoe People at our Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center! From https://washoetribe.us/aboutpage/4-Page-washoe-history Washeshu Itdeh – “the people from here” As the Wašiw creation story goes, […]

Fourth Graders and Their Families Invited to Explore 19 State Parks for Free

Apply now to receive your California State Park Adventure Pass SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks, First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and the Natural Resources Agency today announced the opportunity for fourth graders to apply for a free California State Parks Adventure Pass. Effective today, they can apply for the pass that will give them the opportunity […]

KOLO – Historic Sugar Pine Point State Park worth enjoying and protecting

TAHOMA, Calif. (KOLO) – A sweet retreat on Lake Tahoe’s West shore, Sugar Pine Point State Park offers virtually everything the outdoor – and history – enthusiast would need, with a campground complete with nearby beach access, multiple amenities and long-standing historical sites. “(It’s) the traditional lands of the Washoe, who made this their summer homes,” said […]

2021 Arbor Day Tree Hunt

For six weeks leading up to Arbor Day, we will be highlighting a different native Tahoe Tree! Find the native Tahoe tree species of the week to win a special prize!

Winter Crafts

Stay crafty this winter with some of these easy at home crafts! This super simple Suncatcher is sure to bring smiles! All you need is a cooking tin (any size or shape will do) and a piece of string! Find some pieces of nature and put them in the tin. Place your string half in […]

Winter Recreation Access Pushed to Limit

By Sean McAlindin, published on TheTahoeWeekly.com We’ve all been there. You packed everything you need to safely enjoy a snowy day in the Tahoe Sierra. You’re out of the house and on your way. Everything is going great. Until you arrive at your destination. The parking lot is packed and there’s nowhere to go. You sit […]