Outdoor Adventures in Lake Tahoe, CA
Lake Tahoe Activities
About Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe's impressive mountainous setting makes it one of California's premier places to immerse yourself in the outdoors. From the collection of fabled ski resorts, such as Heavenly, Squaw Valley, and Northstar, to the extensive network of hiking and biking trails, Tahoe is one of America's top outdoors playgrounds. Add to that the namesake lake, whose crystal blue waters are perfect for kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding.
RootsRated’s local experts explore the very best destinations for hiking, trail running, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, paddling and more. Whether you are searching for a quick outing or a multi-day adventure, RootsRated has an insider’s look at the top trails and destinations Lake Tahoe has to offer.
November might be the best time of year in Lake Tahoe. Gone are the bumper to bumper lines of traffic, the crowded trailhead parking lots and hour long waits for a simple meal, and the mercilessly packed aisles of the grocery store.
November in Tahoe is full of adventure, not crowds.
Mountain bike these Tahoe trails for a perfect end to the season.
Season passes are no easy investment, often costing up to an entire paycheck. Their value, however, pays off in the long run. Here, a quick guide to some of the best ski pass deals in Tahoe
Winter at Tahoe's ski resorts may steal the seasonal spotlight, but visiting Lake Tahoe in fall means hiking amidst a riot of color. Here, a few of our favorites.
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