Sierra Wildflowers at Washoe Meadows State Park

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 […]

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 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 […]