Tahoe Country Site Map
(Not always up-to-date, sorry)

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.

FLORA & 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.

HOME PAGE (Also, in French ) HOME & 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.

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.

OLD TIME TAHOE (Also, in French)
A clearinghouse for information pertaining to early-day Lake Tahoe.
Old Tahoma Resort - Vintage flier . How does a housekeeping cabin for 2 people at $5 per night sound??

Feature Articles
Wooden Boat Showcase - history of boating at Lake Tahoe, showcase of vintage boats
OUT N'ABOUT Also,in French
Things to do and see around Tahoe and surrounding areas: hiking, biking, skiing, boating, fishing, sightseeing, and more.
Fly Fishing with Jerry Yesavage, CalTrout Streamkeeper for the Desolation Wilderness:

Virtual Tours

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.

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