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ARTS & CRAFTS (Also, in French)
Tahoe Country Art & Crafts offers visitors a chance to view the High Sierra through the eyes of the many artists who have chosen it as a theme for their works.
Gallery for Viewing Pleasure
CALENDAR - activities around the lake: sports events, festivals, music, arts, and more.
& FAUNA (Also,in French)
A gathering of stories of wildlife encounters - which includes basic information on the flora and fauna of the High Sierra.
A Bear's Tale - See what happened when a bear crawled out of his cave this spring and followed the enticing aroma to a mid-mountain ski resort's BBQ!
The Snowplant - that strange red plant that pops up out of the snow.
Wildflowers - wildflower photos from Barker Pass
Bear Facts - how the blackbears came to Tahoe
Birds - identifying birds in the Tahoe Basin
Black Bears - basic information about North American Black Bears
Goober - the heartwarming and tragic tale of a neighborhood bear
Living in Bear Country - stories of bear encounters
Wildflowers - identifying wildflowers in the Tahoe Basin
Wildlife Encounters - stories of crossing paths with wolves and coyotes.
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& GARDEN (Also,in French)
Offers visitors a chance to view daily life in the High Sierra. We will be adding features on "Tahoe Style" homes (both new and old), gardens, and mountain decor.
OLD TIME TAHOE (Also, in French)
Mary's Garden - newly revised with lots of practical tips for high altitude gardeners
The Stone and Log Homes of Tahoma: provide a glimpse into the lives of pioneers, movie stars, famous evangelists, Olympic events, and more.
Helpful plants - plants that sun mosquitos, clean the air, and more.
High Sierra Gardening - cultivation of non-indigenous flora.
Nature Crafts - fun things to make.
Winter Activities - Snow fun for the family.
Stones Could Speak - grinding rocks left behind by native American
summer encampments at Tahoe
Dat So La Lee - last of the Washoe basketmakers
Ehrman Mansion - the summer estate which set the standard for West Shore elegance
Legend of Eagle Rock - as remembered by elder members of the Washoe tribe
Magulu Watah - the Washoe Indians' summer encampment at Meeks Bay
Snowshoe Thompson - "Viking of the Sierra"
Tahoe Tavern - "Opulence and Isolation"
Tahoma - a brief chronological history of the Tahoma area
Tallac - Yesterday and Today
1960 Olympics Cross-Country Trails - Plans to reconstruct part of the trails around Sugar Pine Point State Park
The Tahoe Name Game - "Perhaps no feature of the Sierra Landscape has suffered under such a succession of names as the body of water we know today as Lake Tahoe"....
Overland Route - Lake Tahoe Line , Great stuff from the old Southern Pacific booklet: "pioneer trail of romance and tragedy, of the covered wagon and pony express. . line of the first transcontinental railroad . ."
Lake Tahoe - view from Echo Peak showing Angora Lakes, Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe in the distance.
Southern Pacific Map
Wooden Boat Showcase - history of boating at Lake Tahoe, showcase of vintage boats
Boating on Lake Tahoe - story by Carol Van EttenMeeks Bay - Old Time Photo Exhibit
Solace - 1940 Chris Craft Barrelback
Cherokee - Belle Isle Boat Company 25'10" Bearcat model, powered by a Hall-Scott LM-6A engine.
The Quit-Cha-Kiddn', a piece of Tahoe marine history is being restored.
Wild Horses - 33 foot new custom wooden raceboat, ready for the '99 Concours d'Elegance
The Thunderbird - a 55 foot express speedboat designed by John Hacker and built by Huckins in 1939 for Captain George Whittell, a reclusive millionaire....
The Comet - 1920s 36 foot embodiment of marine elegance which is still in use today
Fly Fishing with Jerry Yesavage, CalTrout Streamkeeper for the Desolation Wilderness:
West Shore Tour - (WINTER & SUMMER TOURS) the Tahoe of granite and centuries-old cedars, cobalt-blue bays, where how much recreation you can pursue on any given day is limited only by how much sleep you need!
Barker Pass - gateway to the high country.
Lake Tahoe Summer Fun & Recreation Travel writer Bob Carter takes the reader on a clockwise tour of the lake, highlighting some of his favorite stops along the way.
Historic Sightseeing North Lake Tahoe Historical Society - Gatekeeper's Cabin Museum, Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum, and Watson Cabin Museum in Tahoe City
Tallac Historic Site - a cluster of three private estates acquired by the Forest Service, comprising 74 acres with a quarter of a mile of lake frontage - home to summer festivals and activities galore.
Ehrman Mansion - located in Sugar Pine Point State Park at the southern most end of the west shore bike trail.
Genoa - Nevada's first permanent settlement. Just over the ridge from the Tahoe Basin and site of some fun festivals such as: Snowshoe Thompson Day and the Candy Dance.
Out n'About with Erik Riegler:
Backcountry writer and photographer, Erik Riegler, provides practical information to help you enjoy the great outdoors yearround
Castle Peak off Interstate 80 - backcountry skiing
Red Lake Peak off Carson Pass - backcountry skiing
Ralston Peak in Desolation Wilderness - backcountry skiing
Sugar Bowl - Squaw High Route - backcountry skiing
Desolation Wilderness - hiking, camping, and fishing
The Great Outdoors:
Pacific Crest Trail - The trail spans 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada and is accessible from the western slope of the Tahoe Basin - perhaps the most beautiful of America's scenic trails.
Tahoe Rim Trail - 150 mile, 24 inch, single track trail open to hiking, equestrians and mountain biking. The trail encompasses the ridge tops of the Lake Tahoe Basin
Some Favorite Spots
Baldwin Beach - a favorite spot of Tahoe Country visitor, Debbie Mortensen
Eagle Rock - a great place to ponder lifeSkiing
Ehrman Mansion - cross country skiing
Skiing the West Shore - traditional cross-country, backcountry, mountaineering, telemark, and downhill skiing opportunities abound!
Refuges for Cross-Country Skiers - these cabins can ease the transition between day and overnight trips.
1960 Olympics Cross-Country Trails - Plans to reconstruct part of the trails in and around Sugar Pine Point State Park.
Snowboarding Homewood & Ellis Peak - West Shore snowboarder shares his favorite boarding spots
Storms of '97 Batter the West Shore - check out the photos!
A bibliography of books on Tahoe and local authors' works.
A place for visitors to ask questions or submit content for Tahoe Country, which is then posted in the appropriate category. We are beginning a section to post answers to frequently asked questions about Tahoe.
A virtual gathering of High Sierra businesses and service providers.