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2020 Snowshoe Cocktail Race Series Begins at Camp Richardson

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The annual Snowshoe Cocktail Race series at Camp Richardson begins on January 18, with the second and third races on Feb. 15 and Mar. 21.

The high stepping fun returns as amateur contestants strap on snowshoes and try their luck in the resort’s annual race. This three-part series held on the beach in front of the Beacon Bar and Grill tests participants’ balance, speed, and agility as racers, cocktail trays in hand, navigate through obstacles, and up and down the beach. READ MORE

My Favorite Things to do in Lake Tahoe in Winter

Tam Warner knows that winter in Lake Tahoe is something special. From taking in the scenery of Emerald Bay to stopping for a bite to eat at Camp Richardson’s Beacon Bar & Grill after an intense day of skiing, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Here’s what Tam Warner has to say about winter activities in Lake Tahoe:

I love Lake Tahoe. It is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, and coming from me that is saying a lot. I’m not a Skier, but winter is my favorite time to go to the Lake. Summer, Fall and Spring are also wonderful seasons in Lake Tahoe, but I am enthralled by the snow and scenery during winter. Here are my favorite things to do in Lake Tahoe in winter! READ MORE

Ready to plan your winter getaway? Send a lodging inquiry to reserve your spot.


On The Road: Hidden gems along Highway 89 and Lake Tahoe’s western shore


…historic Camp Richardson, with stately hotel, cabins, big campground, bikes, kayaks and SUPs for rent, an ice cream shop and the nearby Beacon Restaurant on the beach. The Beacon is our first choice for both tasty fish and chips, salads and people watching along Lake Tahoe’s western shore.


Tahoe Weekly – Touring Lake Tahoe by Bike & Boat

By bike & boat | Touring South Lake Tahoe


Want to make this adventure more fun and relaxing? End your trip by hopping on the Tahoe Water Taxi for a beautiful boat ride back to the dock at The Beacon Bar & Grill at Camp Richardson and you’ll be touring Lake Tahoe by bike and boat!


News & Info at Camp Richardson Historic Resort and Marina

Here at Camp Richardson Historic Marina & Resort, there’s always something going on that is just too good to not share. What with the property’s 120 acres of shoreline on Lake Tahoe, it’s time to start blogging about the year-round outdoor recreation and multitude of lodging we offer. Perhaps it’s no surprise we’ve just started this blog, since we’re a resort where disconnecting with the day-to-day in order to connect with others happens daily. But before you disconnect, this is your go-to spot to get the scoop on what we’re enjoying the most at Camp Richardson at the moment.

family at beacon bar and grill

family at beacon bar and grill

Subscribe to our blog to also get tasty news from the Beacon Bar & Grill, our year-round, lakefront restaurant home to the infamous frosty cocktail, the Rum Runner. You won’t want to miss the live music lineup on the deck! Whether coming for the day or staying for a week, the outdoor activities and dining options are seemingly endless.

kayaking camp richardson

kayaking camp richardson

Also tune in here for seasonal updates, like how our full-service marina’s boat, jet ski, kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals are getting ready for you, or how the Mountain Sports Center is able to outfit your entire family with bike rentals for the nearby forested trails that are open. In the winter months, we’ll give you the latest on our cross country ski and snowshoe trails and winter gear rentals.

building snowmen in tahoe

building snowmen in tahoe

Not only does Camp Richardson offer incredible beauty and outdoor activities, it’s also one of the few historic sites around Lake Tahoe where you can stay. Cozy lake view cabins, the Historic Hotel, and other rustic lodging and Lake Tahoe camping at Camp Richardson take you back to an old-timey Tahoe, without skimping on resort amenities like our General Store, Coffee Shop, and Ice Cream Parlor.

Ready to get in on the fun, history and scenic beauty at Camp Richardson? Contact us at 800.544.1801 or by sending an online lodging inquiry. The California sunshine and warm weather have us ready for action! Stay tuned for more updates as we slide into another spectacular season at Lake Tahoe.