Winter is here and we’re loving it! From skiing and snowboarding to snowmobiling and snowshoeing to cozying up next to a roaring fire after a long day outside, South Lake Tahoe has it all. When you’re ready to plan the perfect Lake Tahoe winter vacation that’s full of fun, we’ve put together a checklist to keep you busy all season long! 

Guided Snowmobile Tour 

Schedule your very own guided snowmobile tour through Lake Tahoe Adventures this winter season. Whether you choose to go with their Summit Tour or the Ultimate Tour, you’ll be able to experience fresh white powder and incredible Lake Tahoe scenery like you never have before. Explore the mountain meadows of South Lake Tahoe with peaks that reach 8,500 feet above sea level. Whether you’re an experienced snowmobiler just looking for the best routes and views, or new to the sport and ready for a helpful guide along the way, Lake Tahoe Adventures offers the perfect tours for everyone!    

Skiing & Snowboarding

Winter in Lake Tahoe is synonymous with skiing and snowboarding, so get your lift tickets and strap on your skis or board for your next trip here! to experience incredible downhill skiing with all your friends and family. Here at Camp Richardson, we’re a quick 8 mile drive from the stunning Heavenly Mountain Resort. There are 97 trails to explore, with 28 chairlifts and 4,800 skiable acres, which is the most available here in Lake Tahoe!

If downhill skiing isn’t really your thing, or you need a quieter day, try cross-country skiing. Our Mountain Sports Center offers half day and full day rental for both adult and child cross-country skis! We also turn our summer bike trails into miles and miles of skiing and snowshoeing trails for you to explore right here at Camp RIch! 


Looking to slow things down for a bit? Explore Camp Rich and all of South Lake Tahoe by snowshoe! We have endless terrain for you to explore right here on our summer bike trails, or venture a bit further out. Bijou Park is only about 13 minutes from Camp Richardson, the perfect location for you to set out on your own DIY adventure. Pioneer Trail is also a popular destination for snowshoers, which is about 12 minutes away from Camp Richardson. If you’re in need of snow shoes,  Mountain Sports Center at our resort also has rentals for those too! 

Ice Skating 

Grab some skates and learn how to ice skate at Heavenly Village this winter season! Heavenly Village is a family-friendly destination located at the base of the Heavenly Mountain Resort Gondola, It’s full of amazing restaurants and entertainment, as well as shopping and in the winter, a gorgeous ice skating rink, It’s the perfect place to enjoy relaxing music, magical lights, and a true winter wonderland atmosphere out on the ice rink. Gather your family and friends and experience a night to remember out on the ice! 

Winter Sports Park 

Take a trip to Adventure Mountain Lake Tahoe for a day full of fun winter activities. Adventure Mountain offers groomed sledding/tubing runs, sled/tube rentals, snow play and SNOW much more fun! Located just 11 miles from Camp Richardson, Adventure Mountain Lake Tahoe is a perfect day trip for your family where many winter adventures await! 

Celebrate Snowfest 

One of the best winter events in Lake Tahoe is Snowfest! Snowfest has been happening since 1982 and is a festival many of our winter lovers look forward to year after year. Across 10 days, a cumulation of more than 100 events are hosted in Tahoe City, with everything from parades, to laser shows, to ski races, and a polar bear swim. Any fun activity that you can think of is most likely put on during Snowfest. This classic Tahoe winter event is scheduled from February 25 to March 6, so be sure to mark your calendars, and book your stay with us

Book at Camp Rich and Stay Cozy 

With so many winter adventures to be had here in Lake Tahoe, it’s important you find the perfect place to stay! The Richardson House is a favorite spot for groups up to 20! With 7 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, this is an incredible Tahoe rental home. Maybe you’re in the mood for something a bit more charming? Our South Lake Tahoe Hotel was built in 1926 and the perfect spot for experiencing true 1920’s Old Tahoe charm! There’s something special about the Grand Hall’s great room and fireplace after a day of snow fun! The  Beachside Inn offers incredible views of Lake Tahoe, and quick access to snowshoeing and cross-country skiing! Right next to the Marina, we also have a two-story, side-by-side South Lake Tahoe duplex for rent. One side sleeps 6, but you can rent both sides for bigger groups! Of course, our iconic year-round cabins are also available for booking and sleep from 2 – 8. Most have gas fireplaces to keep you cozy, and none of them have TVs, so you can stay focused on getting out to have fun! No matter what you’re envisioning for a perfect winter Tahoe adventure, Camp Richardson has the lodging and adventure options you’re looking for!