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.