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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

Tahoe Best Winter Activities

Schools are closed, large events and music festivals have been cancelled, and even some ski resorts have decided to shutter as of press time for Tahoe Weekly. So, now that the kids are out of school unexpectedly and many people may be working remotely or not all, what is there to do so we don’t all go stir crazy? The No. 1 thing is to get outside. 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

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


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. READ MORE

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