Tahoe Thing to Do: Cross-country & Nordic Skiing

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Donner Memorial State Park

12593 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7892
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

History buffs, campers, cyclists, hikers and those who love their water sports will find Donner Memorial State Park the perfect place for either a visit or an extended stay. The Donner name is a nod to the story of the snow-stranded emigrants and their ill-fated wagon train in the winter of 1846–47. One part of the forlorn pioneer group made camp near Donner Lake, now site...read more

History buffs, campers, cyclists, hikers and those who love their water sports will find Donner...read more

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Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park

CA State Park Road
Tahoma, CA
(530) 525-7232
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is your best bet for winter camping. Also open with a larger selection of sites in the summer, the park is positioned to take advantage of both the beautiful natural setting of Lake Tahoe and the historic aspects. Within the park is access to the Hellman-Ehrmann Mansion that was built in 1903. The property is still exquisitely maintained...read more

Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is your best bet for winter camping. Also...read more

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Northstar California Resort

5001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-1010
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

Since 1972, the Northstar California Resort has drawn winter sports enthusiasts to the area. Twenty different lifts provide access to some 100 trails on more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain. The majority of the trails are designed for intermediate level skiers, while about a quarter of them are for advanced skiers and the remainder are just right for beginners. Speaking of beginners, Northstar offers...read more

Since 1972, the Northstar California Resort has drawn winter sports enthusiasts to the area. Twenty...read more

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Tahoe Bike Company

3131 Harrison Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0267
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

Tahoe Bike Company is a full-service source for bikes in South Lake Tahoe, offering an entire rental spectrum including electric, family (surrey), kids, cruisers, comfort/hybrid and road bikes and trailers or seats for children and pets. Tahoe Bike Company not only rents the exact bike for your cycling needs, but also sells bikes and a variety of kites. In the winter the shop transitions into...read more

Tahoe Bike Company is a full-service source for bikes in South Lake Tahoe, offering an...read more

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Tahoe Cross Country Center

925 Country Club Drive
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-5475
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

Tahoe Cross Country is a large, groomed cross-country ski and snowshoe area that offers both classic and skate ski options as well as snowshoeing. Situated on Dollar Hill just outside of Tahoe City, the location is excellent for getting views of the lake while enjoying the wilderness. Tahoe XC offers ski and snowshoe rentals, weekly lessons and youth ski programs to help get the entire family outside. The area...read more

Tahoe Cross Country is a large, groomed cross-country ski and snowshoe area that offers both classic and...read more

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Tahoe Donner Association

11509 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9400
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

The sprawling Tahoe Donner subdivision and its 6,000-plus homes above Truckee is many things to lots of people. For some it is their home neighborhood; for others it’s where they rent a house for a few days in winter or summer. Locals and visitors all take advantage of the Tahoe Donner Association’s 7,000 acres and equally vast amenities available to homeowners as well as to...read more

The sprawling Tahoe Donner subdivision and its 6,000-plus homes above Truckee is many things to...read more

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Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area

11603 Snowpeak Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9444
Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

One of the many hidden gems of Truckee is Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort. Compared to the many large, corporate ski resorts in the Truckee-North Tahoe area, Tahoe Donner Downhill is small. But then again, that’s like comparing apples to oranges. Ask locals where their kids learned to ski, and there’s a very good chance it was on the slopes at Tahoe Donner. The ski area prides itself...read more

One of the many hidden gems of Truckee is Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort. Compared to...read more

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Tahoe Ski Company

3131 Harrison Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0267
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

As a premier South Lake Tahoe snow equipment rental outfitter, Tahoe Ski Company is the perfect place to get every type of non-motorized device needed for snow-centered fun. Their shop, located near the base of Heavenly Mountain Resort, is filled with skis and snowboards for all levels. They also offer sleds, cross-country skis, snowshoes and other implements for enjoying the snow. To make the day...read more

As a premier South Lake Tahoe snow equipment rental outfitter, Tahoe Ski Company is the...read more

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Village Ski Loft

800 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-3537
Lake Tahoe Cross-country Skiing

The Village Ski Loft’s knowledgeable staff has been outfitting visitors and residents for the four seasons since 1973, providing sales, service and rentals for all of your outdoor needs. With one of the widest selections of bikes on the north shore – from beach cruisers to downhill mountain bikes – they also stock a full line of parts and accessories and have a variety of...read more

The Village Ski Loft’s knowledgeable staff has been outfitting visitors and residents for the four...read more