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Legacy Day is an annual celebration of the land’s legacy, its cultural and natural history, and the people that inhabited the land. Herman Fillmore of the Washoe Tribe was gracious in presenting on how the culture is still thriving and the legacy of the Indigenous from this land. At the beginning of the recording is […]
Washoe Meadows State Park is one of Tahoe’s best-kept secrets. Established as a state park in 1987, Washoe Meadows plays an important to the water clarity and water quality of Lake Tahoe, which at that time, was severely threatened by significant development. Historically, Washoe Tribe traditionally spent their summers there and is for whom the […]
Did you know that the Sierra State Parks Foundation is in partnership with the Public Lands Alliance, the national non-profit organization comprised of park support partners, like SSPF, that protect America’s most treasured spaces? With power in numbers, Public Lands Alliance serves 650 land sites with the common goal to strengthen education and preservation and create […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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The Sierra State Parks Foundation 2021 Lake Tahoe Earth Day Art Contest was a huge success! See all the submissions and the winners here.
Let’s learn about the geology of Lake Tahoe from a Sierra State Parks Foundation funded Sugar Pine Point State Park Interpreter!