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Forest Service issues temporary closure order for South Shore Tahoe recreation corridor
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health and safety of its employees, visitors and volunteers, the USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has temporarily closed national forest recreation sites and areas in the South Shore Recreation Corridor. The closures were effective as of Monday, April 13, 2020. READ MORE
Some annual events in South Lake Tahoe canceled or rescheduled due to coronavirus concerns
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – You can add the 27th annual Renaissance Festival to the list of event casualties brought about by the novel coronavirus. Add the 71st annual Highway 50 Wagon Train and two long-running events will be taking the year 2020 off. READ MORE
Spring Loaded is ready to launch
Spring Loaded, Tahoe South’s largest spring season event, March 9 through April 5, will feature four weeks of celebrations on and off the slopes, live music festivals and a plethora of lodging, dining and après specials. Activities will reflect the unique nature of one of the country’s leading winter destinations. READ MORE
6 food and drink things to do in spring in South Lake Tahoe
Spring approaches, and there’s still plenty of skiing in South Lake Tahoe. There’s also plenty to do off the slopes, as Spring Loaded makes clear. The annual event runs March 9 through April 5 and features activities throughout the South Lake Tahoe region. READ MORE
Upcoming meetings to update public on Lake Tahoe’s SR89 West Shore plan
LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – The public is invited to explore the future of Lake Tahoe’s West Shore during one of three public opportunities offered by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, and Tahoe Transportation District. The State Route 89 Recreation Corridor Management Plan outlines the projects needed to improve the visitor experience, reduce traffic congestion, and preserve the environment from South Lake Tahoe to Tahoma. READ MORE
10 Things to do this weekend in Northern California | Feb. 21-23
Whether you like the mountains or the ocean, kitschy hometown festivals or Mardi Gras bonanzas, this weekend’s events are sure to please. Read on! READ MORE
Australian to swim across Lake Tahoe to raise money for wildlife impacted by bushfire
In an effort to raise money for the wildlife affected by the Australian bushfires, Jesse O’Hara, an Australian native, said he will attempt to swim the 21 miles across the lake in July.
Despite living in Australia, O’Hara and his wife visit Lake Tahoe every year, as his wife is from the Bay Area.
“I’ve often looked at the lake and just been captured by its glory and have always felt compelled to swim across it,” he said. “After the bushfire crisis in Australia I felt like I needed to help raise some awareness and help raise some funds for the rebuild and rehabilitation of our animals,” he said. READ MORE
Annual Snowshoe Cocktail Race At Camp Richardson In Lake Tahoe
THE SERIES OF COCKTAIL RACES BEGINS AT CAMP RICHARDSON
It’s time for Camp Richardson’s Annual Snowshoe Cocktail Race! The winner is the fastest and driest at the finish. Spill your drinks and you lose!
Do you think you have what it takes to run this beachside obstacle? If you didn’t make it up this past weekend don’t worry. The next races on February 15th and March 21st at 7pm. It’s FREE to race and snowshoes are provided. Come up to Visit Lake Tahoe South and join the rowdy crowd.
Lake Tahoe “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race raising funds for breast cancer research
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – If you have never experienced snowshoeing, this is your chance! If you can walk, you can snowshoe! You don’t have to race, just have fun during the annual Eric Nageotte Memorial “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at beautiful Historic Camp Richardson Resort. This event is being sponsored by the Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club. READ MORE
5 Upcoming Tahoe Events You Don’t Want to Miss
This is going to be one of those events that creates hilarious memories that can be shared for years to come. The Snowshoe Cocktail Races held at Camp Richardson is a way to measure your balance, athleticism and snowshoeing capabilities. The course runs the length of Camp Richardson’s sandy beach and requires participants to run with their feet bound in snowshoes and a cocktail tray their hands. Can you do it without falling on your face? There are also fantastic prizes to entice you to enter. Snowshoes are provided for contestants, and sign up starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 18. This is a free race, and all ages are encouraged to participate. Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina is at 1900 Jameson Beach Road n South Lake Tahoe. READ MORE