Lake Tahoe Articles

Three Great Lake Tahoe Hikes on the West Shore

By Tahoe Staff
Lake Tahoe hiking is one of the area's biggest draws. You don't have to be a seasoned mountain man or woman to enjoy these hikes!Emerald BayEmerald Bay is home to historic Vikingsholm, an authentic reproduction of an 800 A.D. Norse castle built here in 1929. There is a paved trail down, but for parents with strollers... Read More

A Brief Lake Tahoe History Lesson

By Tahoe Staff
Here's a quick Lake Tahoe history primer. Before John C. Fremont found Lake Tahoe in February 1844, the alpine mountain lake was known only to nomadic Native American tribes who journeyed to Tahoe to collect medicinal plants, fish the cool blue water, hunt and gather materials for tools. Then Fremont sighted Tahoe... Read More

Lake Tahoe Fishing: Lake and Regional

By Tahoe Staff
The Lake Tahoe and Truckee region provides some of the best opportunities for anglers to wet a line. Whether a novice or expert, there's a Lake Tahoe fishing experience that's right for you.Novices will find the waters planted by the California Department of Fish and Game’s hatchery program afford a chance to catch... Read More

Lake Tahoe Mountain Biking

By Tahoe Staff
Lake Tahoe North ShoreEMIGRANT TRAILBeginner/intermediate, 19 miles out and back. This popular Lake Tahoe mountain bike trail sees plenty of weekend traffic, but it's a worthy ride for people of all ability levels. You'll see plenty of wildflowers in spring and early summer while you roll along over fun and fast... Read More

Stay Fit: Snowshoeing & Nordic Skiing

By Tahoe Staff
Lake Tahoe skiing might be a heart saver! According to the Center for Disease Control, nearly 25 percent of people older than 35 will experience a heart attack or be diagnosed with heart disease. And since your heart is the most important muscle in your body, that’s a good reason to enjoy a little aerobic exercise in... Read More