Things To Do in Truckee

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Around Tahoe Tours

889 Tahoe Boulevard, Unit C
Incline Village, NV
(775) 345-5966

Around Tahoe Tours is your best bet for getting a true feel and knowledge of the Tahoe area. Created by Chris and Darin Talbot, the tour agency is a culmination of their knowledge that began when they moved to the area in 1977. Private tours and group tours are available, ranging from either one to four people or five to eight people. The tours focus...read more

Around Tahoe Tours is your best bet for getting a true feel and knowledge of...read more

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Hang Gliding Tahoe

2640 E. College Parkway
Carson City, NV
(775) 772-8232
Truckee Thing to Do

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it has to offer. But as the old saying goes, you ain’t seen nothing yet ... not until you’ve seen it from the air, piloting your own aircraft over the Carson Range and into the Tahoe Basin. With Hang Gliding Tahoe, you fly a powered hang glider (with an FAA-certified instructor...read more

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it...read more

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IRIE Rafting Company

12000 Pioneer Trail
Suite # 2
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4900
Truckee Thing to Do

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 25 years IRIE Rafting Company has given visitors a close-up view of the waterway as well as the region's north and middle forks of the American River and the Carson River. For those wanting to stay closer to Truckee, IRIE offers half- and full-day trips on the Truckee River after it flows past...read more

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 25 years IRIE...read more

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Ponderosa Golf Course

10040 Reynold Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3501
Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Truckee Thing to Do
Ponderosa Golf Course is a quintessential Truckee story. The 9-hole public course will be 60 years old in the spring of 2021 and was built by the residents of the town. The course was family owned for most of that half-century but was kept from being turned into a subdivision when the Truckee Airport District purchased it in 2008. Now Ponderosa is managed by Truckee...read more
Ponderosa Golf Course is a quintessential Truckee story. The 9-hole public course will be 60...read more
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Tahoe Donner Association

11509 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9400
Truckee Thing to Do

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 Cross Country Ski Area

15275 Alder Creek Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9484
Tahoe Donner Association
Truckee Thing to Do

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is one of the most extensive and scenic Nordic ski centers in the West. It includes Alder Creek Adventure Center and a cafe/bar as well as a ski rental center. From lung-busting climbs to flat meadows, Tahoe Donner has more than 100 kilometers of trails groomed for skate skiing and traditional cross-country striding as well as snowshoeing. Alder Creek...read more

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is one of the most extensive and scenic Nordic...read more

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Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area

11603 Snowpeak Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9444
Tahoe Donner Association
Truckee Thing to Do

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 Donner Golf Course

12850 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9443
Tahoe Donner Association
Truckee Thing to Do

Tahoe Donner offers scores of amenities to its homeowner members, and the crown jewel is its 18-hole championship golf course. What makes this mountain course even more special is that it’s also open to the public. Set on 200 acres of high-elevation, pine-shrouded beauty, the 7002-yard, par 72 course is open from early summer to fall. Tahoe Donner has a driving range and offers group and private lessons from...read more

Tahoe Donner offers scores of amenities to its homeowner members, and the crown jewel is...read more

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Tahoe Donner Snowplay

12790 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9437
Tahoe Donner Association
Truckee Thing to Do

Nothing creates family winter memories like sliding downhill on a sled or tube. It doesn’t matter if you’re a kid or a kid at heart – Tahoe Donner Snowplay offers fun for everyone. For parents who want their kids to experience all that winter has to offer, Snowplay is the perfect place to make snow angels, build snowmen, have snowball fights and much more.

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Nothing creates family winter memories like sliding downhill on a sled or tube. It

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Tahoe Whitewater Tours

10015 Palisades Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-5777
Truckee Thing to Do

If finding some adrenaline fun via flowing rivers is your cup of tea, then you should check out Tahoe Whitewater Tours. A highly reputable company that offers guided trips down Truckee River as well as other rivers that near the Tahoe area, Tahoe Whitewater Tours is gifted in creating a trip that fits the wants and needs of the group. From basic river trips to...read more

If finding some adrenaline fun via flowing rivers is your cup of tea, then you...read more

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Trout Creek Outfitters

10115 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 563-5119
Truckee Thing to Do

Trout Creek Outfitters ­– Truckee’s local fly-fishing hub – has everything you need to get outfitted and ready for your time on the water. They have a friendly and helpful staff with decades of experience fishing the streams and lakes in the Tahoe Truckee region. With a thoughtfully chosen selection of fly-fishing gear and supplies, Trout Creek is stocked up for the summer. Whether you’re eager to try fly-fishing for...read more

Trout Creek Outfitters ­– Truckee’s local fly-fishing hub – has everything you need to get outfitted...read more

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Truckee Ice Rink

10500 Brockway Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Truckee Thing to Do

One of the treasures of winter is the pleasure of ice skating. In Truckee there is a fabulous family-focused ice rink that comes with the flurries of snowfall at the Truckee River Regional Park. Although not regulation in size, Truckee Ice Rink offers a great array of activities on the ice. From public ice-skating sessions (complete with rentals) to ice-skating lessons for young and old,...read more

One of the treasures of winter is the pleasure of ice skating. In Truckee there...read more

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Truckee River Bikes

3039 Highway 89
Olympic Valley, CA
(530) 581-3399

One of the greatest ways to see Lake Tahoe is via bicycle. With miles of dirt trails, bike routes and paved roads, there is fun to be had no matter what your age or athletic ability. To help make this outdoor activity simple, Truckee River Bikes is conveniently located at the corner of Highway 89 and the entrance to Squaw Valley. From cruisers to high-level...read more

One of the greatest ways to see Lake Tahoe is via bicycle. With miles of...read more

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Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District

10981 Truckee Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Truckee Thing to Do

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. 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, others for a fee. The...read more

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

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West End Beach of Donner Lake

15962 South Shore Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Truckee Thing to Do

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, there is a modest admission fee to enter the 10-acre west...read more

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