Tahoe Things to Do: Playgrounds

You'll find traditional playgrounds throughout the area, but local playgrounds also incorporate Tahoe things to do such as kid-oriented centers and businesses where your little ones will learn and interact as they play.

KidZone Museum

Lake Tahoe Playgrounds
11711 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-5437

KidZone is a hands-on children's museum in the heart of the High Sierra. The space is designed for kids under 8 years old to learn and share experiences with the special adults in their lives through open-ended play. KidZone is open all year long and the site has an indoor space as well as an outdoor nature play area during the spring, summer and fall.... read more

KidZone is a hands-on children's museum in the heart of the High Sierra. The space... read more

Tahoe Donner

Lake Tahoe Playgrounds
11509 Northwoods Boulevard, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9400

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

Tahoe Donner Snowplay

Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Playgrounds
12790 Northwoods Boulevard, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9437

If a day on the slopes is too much for the younger members of your brood, then Tahoe Donner’s Snowplay area could be your ticket to winter fun. Depending on Mother Nature, the snowplay area is open and groomed and rents sleds and tubes (no private equipment is allowed). The snowplay area is supervised daily during major winter holidays and then on regular winter weekends,... read more

If a day on the slopes is too much for the younger members of your... read more

Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District

Lake Tahoe Playgrounds
8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720

Take a look around and it’s clear that Truckee is a special town: history, mountains, lakes, river and forests. But there are many hidden gems known mostly to locals. The thing is, those gems are kept shining by the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. Some of the amenities and facilities managed by the district are accessible for free,... read more

Take a look around and it’s clear that Truckee is a special town: history, mountains,... read more

West End Beach of Donner Lake

Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Lake Tahoe Playgrounds
15962 South Shore Drive, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720

Lake Tahoe, 15 minutes away, gets all the attention, but Truckee has a gem of its own: Donner Lake. While not as big and broad as Big Blue, Donner Lake offers up a good bit of watery fun too. One of the best places to access Donner is West End Beach. In summer months during the day, there is a modest admission fee to enter... read more

Lake Tahoe, 15 minutes away, gets all the attention, but Truckee has a gem of... read more