Mountain Sports

We Put the Year-Round in Recreation

A family with snowshoe rentals from Camp Richardson’s Mountain Sports Center.

Winter, spring, summer, and fall, Mountain Sports has fun for all! From full-suspension mountain bikes and tandem bikes to snowshoes and cross-country skis, we offer equipment rentals and information to make your visit to Camp Richardson Historic Resort an adventure for the whole family. Also check out our selection of clothing, accessories, trail maps, and more!

*Note: Camp Rich has a strict no-pets policy.


Camp Richardson has easy access to the Tahoe Basin’s famous Desolation Wilderness and Rainbow Trail, and hundreds of other incredible local hiking trails for every skill level. Looking for inspiration? Check out our article on the top 5 South Lake Tahoe hiking trails.

Pick up trail info at Mountain Sports Center and visit Tahoe South online.

Bike Rentals

Spring, Summer, Fall

Adult Hybrid Bikes
$15 for first hour and $5 for each additional hour.

Children’s Bikes and Trailers
$10 for first hour and $5 for each additional hour.

Mountain Sports Center hours:

Located right on a paved bike path, the Mountain Sports Center is the closest bike rental location to the Tallac Historic Estates, the USFS Stream Profile Chamber, as well as several small alpine lakes and waterfalls. There are miles of safe, paved trails that are perfect for the entire family, as well as fabulous single track and dirt roads for Lake Tahoe mountain biking. Bike to Valhalla, Pope, and Baldwin Beaches.

In addition, Camp Richardson provides easy access to Desolation Wilderness and hundreds of incredible Lake Tahoe hiking trails from family-friendly strolls, to steep, majestic climbs. Close by is the Rainbow Trail, a 1-mile loop hiking trail good for all skill levels.

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Download a South Tahoe Biking Map HERE

Snowshoe & Cross Country Ski Rentals

Every winter, our miles of summer bike trails magically transform into a white winter wonderland for skiing and snowshoeing. What a great way to enjoy winter in South Lake Tahoe with the whole family!


EquipmentHalf DayFull Day
Snowshoes, Adult$19$23
Snowshoes, Child$12$15
XC Skis, Adult$19$23
XC Skis, Child$12$15
Trail Pass$7$12

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