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 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 […]

An Indigenous Thanksgiving

Did you know that the New England indigenous tribes had been celebrating “Thanksgiving” for centuries, long before the Pilgrims came to America? Not only had these tribes been celebrating the fall harvest for generations, it was part of their culture to celebrate the Earth’s bounty and the Creator every single day.  The Thanksgiving that has […]

Winter Sports in Lake Tahoe-Donner

Skiing and snowboarding at resorts aren’t the only winter sport activities available to you when you visit or live here in Lake Tahoe! Snowshoe – Our favorite thing about Snowshoeing is that you can make it as relaxing or challenging as you’d like! Cruise along maintained trails or get off the beaten path and forge […]

The Donner Party

It was this time years ago that The Donner Party arrived, and became subsequently stuck, right here in Truckee, CA in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Winter Update from USDA Forest Service: National Forest facilities in Lake Tahoe Basin closing for season

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Nov. 2, 2020 – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has begun closing recreational facilities for the winter season. Seasonal closures apply to many National Forest recreation sites in the Tahoe Basin including beaches, campgrounds, picnic areas and forest roads. Campgrounds, day-use areas and beaches managed by Tahoe Recreation, […]