North Tahoe, Squaw Valley and Truckee Area Information
Be sure to visit some of the sites I have recommended below to learn more about the Lake Tahoe, Squaw Valley and Truckee area.
Local Weather: Our historical highs tend to occur in July and August where we can see the low to mid 80’s during the day. The comfortable high 70’s are more typical. The overnight lows can go into the 40’s so sweaters and jackets are the norm. Skiing weather here is fantastic with average highs in the mid 30’s to low 40’s and lows in the high teens during December and January.
Local Road Conditions: Wondering how are roads are? Check the road conditions link to help you plan your visit.
Lake Tahoe Activities: TahoeActivities.com offers information on everything from weddings to restaurants and lodging. Be sure to read our blog for highlighted activities & events that you won’t want to miss while here.
Ski Resorts: Ready to hit the slopes? The Ski Resorts link offers an expansive list about all the resorts in the North Lake Tahoe area.
Ice Rinks: Take a break from the slopes and try a variety of activities on the ice.
Golf: No matter your skill level or personal preferences, North Lake Tahoe has a course that will satisfy even the most avid golfer.
Camping: There’s a campground for every type of camper: off-the-grid, family and solo tent camping, rustic cabins, and RV parks with all the amenities.
Bicycling: There are copious cycling trails in North Lake Tahoe! From long winding paved biking trails for leisurely tours to more advanced mountain biking trails such as the Flume Trail.
River Rafting: Whether you want a relaxing trip down the river for the whole family, or an exciting adrenaline filled journey for the more outgoing adventurer, there is a river rafting company for you!
Boating: Boating in Lake Tahoe means great sunshine, rippled sand, rocks and coves, suntans, the smell of pine trees, colorful wildflowers, and more. We’ve listed all the North Lake Tahoe marinas, launches, rentals, tours and piers for you.
Horseback Riding: Love a good horseback ride? With options available from wilderness trails to equestrian opportunities, North Lake Tahoe is a meritable setting for your riding adventures.
Fishing: This area is a fisherman’s heaven, with three types of trout (Brown, Rainbow and Mackinaw) and Kokanee Salmon. There are streams, rivers, and lakes.
Parks & Recreation
Tahoe City Parks & Recreation Dept.: Offers many different organized programs and activities in Tahoe City.
North Tahoe Parks & Beaches: Lists all out local beaches and locations. Don’t forget to download the app!
Truckee-Donner Recreation & Parks District: Offers many different organized programs and activities in Truckee including the areas of Donner Lake and Donner Lake State Memorial Park.
Summer in Lake Tahoe: An overview of some of the fun things to do during the summer in North Lake Tahoe
Winterin Lake Tahoe: If you don’t enjoy flying down mountainsides or you just need a break from the resort scene, here are some ideas for a little fun and excitement this winter while in the North Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe Truckee Unified School District: The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District includes approximately 723 square miles in Placer, Nevada, and El Dorado Counties.
Tahoe Forest Hospital: A not for profit rural health care facility and designated Critical Access Hospital.
Placer County: Information and services for residents of Placer County
Nevada County: Information and services for residents of Nevada County
Squaw Valley Public Service District: Consists of 15 square miles in Olympic Valley overseeing water, wastewater, solid waste, bike trail snow removal, fire protection and emergency medical services.
Town of Truckee: Information for visitors and residents of Truckee.
Tahoe City Public Utility District: Information on Tahoe City’s sewers, water, parks and recreation.
North Tahoe Public Utility District: Water/sewer services for Kings Beach, Tahoe Vista, Brockway Vista, Carnelian Bay, Cedar Flat and Agate Bay. North Tahoe Public Utilities District also oversees parks and recreation in the area.