Tahoe National Forest

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364 mi 586 km

Rides

283 mi 456 km

Trails

185

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Easy Trails
25 Trails
Intermediate Trails
46 Trails
Hard Trails
26 Trails

Local Events Next Up: Avalanche Safety With Expert Dic... - Dec 7

Avalanche Safety With Expert Dick Penniman: Dec 7 - Reno REI
All backcountry snow enthusiasts are invited to attend this popular avalanche safety lecture and hands-on demonstration given by internationally recognized avalanche expert Dick Penniman. Details


Introduction to Snowshoeing Class - Level 1: Dec 10 - Donner Summit SNO-PARK
Discover the freedom of snowshoeing! On this field outing, you'll learn snowshoeing techniques, proper use of equipment and how to make every trip a success. Details


Sierra Cross Country Skiing - Level 1: Classic Technique: Dec 10 - Tahoe Donner: Alder Creek Adventure Center
Join the REI Outdoor School on the snow for a Cross Country Classic Skiing lesson, a lifelong sport for fun and fitness! Class begins with a comprehensive skills building session followed by a tour on the snow covered trails. Rental boots, skis, poles, and trail pass are included! Details


Prepare for the Unexpected: Urban Emergency Preparedness: Dec 14 - Reno REI
What happens when flood, fire, pandemic, tornadoes, terrorist attacks, or other disasters affect your community? Where will you go? What will you do? Learn valuable planning and survival techniques that may one day help save your life or the lives of those you love. Details


Introduction to Snowshoeing for Seniors - Level 1: Dec 18 - Donner Summit SNO-PARK
Discover the freedom of snowshoeing! On this field outing, you'll learn snowshoeing techniques, proper use of equipment and how to make every trip a success. For those 55+. Details


Introduction to Mountain Biking Class - Level 1: Dec 28 - Auburn SRA: Olmstead Loop Trailhead
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic mountain biking techniques including shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Mountain bikes are available for use in the class. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. Details


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South Lake Tahoe, CA
6.2 mi 9.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2.1 mi 3.4 km
#2 Corral Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
Minor Issues
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Dry - sand season is in full effect
56 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km
#3 Gypsy
Tahoe Vista, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Tahoe Vista, CA
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Tahoe Vista, CA
20.3 mi 32.7 km Tahoe Vista, CA
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Lots of bees!
80 days ago
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
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1.2 mi 1.9 km
#6 Watson Peak Trail
Dollar Point, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km Dollar Point, CA
All Clear
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Dry
77 days ago
4.9 mi 7.9 km
#7 Star Lake Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.9 mi 7.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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1.7 mi 2.7 km
#8 OTB
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
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Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
11.3 mi 18.2 km Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA
Bad / Closed
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Muddy, Snowy, Fallen Trees - Ward creek area is muddy With 5 trees down on the trail within first 3 miles of Ward Creek TRT intersection. Too much...
46 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.3 mi 7.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
All Clear
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Dry: Dusty. Aspens and fall colors in full swing!
68 days ago
8.5 mi 13.6 km
#11 Sawtooth Trail
Truckee, CA
8.5 mi 13.6 km Truckee, CA
All Clear
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After some rain / light snow last week the soil on the trails has great grip and are in good shape. However, watch out for a lot of large pine cone...
45 days ago
16 
3.1 mi 5.0 km
#12 Cold Creek Trail
Kingsbury, NV
3.1 mi 5.0 km Kingsbury, NV
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#13 Boondocks
Tahoe Vista, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km Tahoe Vista, CA
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Muddy
11 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km
#14 The Grinder
Dollar Point, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Dollar Point, CA
All Clear
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Dry
77 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.6 mi 4.3 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2.2 mi 3.5 km
#17 Livewire
Tahoe Vista, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Tahoe Vista, CA
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3.5 mi 5.6 km
#18 Powerline Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Kingsbury, NV
22.4 mi 36.1 km Kingsbury, NV
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