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Lake Tahoe Hot Air Balloons

(800) 872-9294

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Biking

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Bicycle Rentals

Camp Richardson Resort  — Bike Rentals

Hwy 89 and Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA   (530) 541-1801

CyclePaths — Bike Rentals

1785 W Lake Blvd., Tahoe City   (530) 581-1171

Enviro-rents — Bike Rentals

6873 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista   (530) 546-2780

Lakeview Sports -- Bike Rentals

3131 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe  (530) 544-7160

Village Ski Loft

800 Tahoe Bl., Incline Village (775) 831-3537

Ski and Snowboard Rentals, Mountain Bike Rentals

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Bicycle Tours

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Bicycle Trails

See Also State Parks and Beaches...

 

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Boat Rentals

Action Water Sports various locations around the lake

Lakeview Sports various locations around the lake

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Bowling

Bowl Incline

920 South wood Blvd., Incline Village  (775) 831-1900

Tahoe Bowl

1030 Fremont Ave., South Lake Tahoe  (530) 544-3700

A complete 16 lane facility with video arcade.

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Fishing

 

Randy Johnson Tackle and Fishing Guide Service

Tahoma, CA  (530) 525-6575

Tahoe Angler Sportfishing

P.O. Box 14198, South Lake Tahoe, CA  (530) 544-8100

Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters

3433 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA  (530) 541-8208

Tahoe Trout Farm -- Fishing No License, no limit. (530) 541-1491.

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Hiking

Tahoe Trips & Trails -- (Guided Hiking / Backpacking)

P.O. Box 6952, Tahoe City, CA  (530) 583-4506

Desolation Wilderness Area — Lake Tahoe Area Wilderness Hiking & Camping

United States Forest Service - Eldorado National Forest 100 Forni Rd.,
Placerville, CA 95667  (530) 622-5061

Some of Lake Tahoe's best day and long distance hiking.  Difficulty levels can vary greatly, so be sure to check out all safety and physical requirements carefully!

Please Visit our Lake Tahoe Camping page and our  Parks and Forests page for more hiking and backpacking information.

Please visit our dedicated Hiking Page at by clicking here >>

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Horse and Carriage Rides

Camp Richardson Corral -- Horseback Riding

Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA  (530) 541-3113

Cascade Stables – South Lake Tahoe

2281 Cascade Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA    (530) 541-2055

Zephyr Cove Resort Stables -- Horseback Riding

Zephyr Cove, NV  (775) 588-5664

Alpine Meadows Stables

355 Alpine Meadows Rd, Olympic Valley, CA   (530) 583-3905

Lazy K Pack Station

Kirkwood Mountain Resort   (209) 258-6000

Northstar Stables Northstar-at-Tahoe  

(530) 562-2480

The Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center

Truckee, CA    (530) 587-9470

Borges Carriage Rides

P.O. Box 5905 Stateline, Nevada 89449 (775) 588-2953

Handmade Sleighs and Carriages rides

 

See Also State Parks and Beaches...

   

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Ice Arena

1176 Rufus Allen Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, California   (530) 542-6262  

The South Tahoe Ice Arena is a full-service, state of the art ice skating facility— we have a regulation NHL size sheet of ice, locker rooms, snack bar, retail store, arcade, and party rooms! 

This public facility offers ice skating and hockey lessons as well as public skate sessions .  And what a great place to hold your child's birthday party !  For more information on parties, lessons, and leagues call the Ice Arena at (530) 542-6262.

Squaw Valley USA

Olympic Valley, CA  (530) 583-6985

Skate on the Olympic-sized ice rink overlooking the majestic Sierra and Lake Tahoe.

 

 

Jeep Tours

 

Kayaking

Lakeview Sports  

various locations around the lake

Kings Beach Aqua Sports

Kings Beach State Beach  (530) 546-27821

Tahoe Whitewater Tours

303 Alpine Meadows Rd. off HW 89 Tahoe City, CA      (530) 581-2441

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Miniature Golf

Magic Carper Golf

2455 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA  (530) 541-3787

Kings Beach Mini Golf

8693 N Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, CA    (530) 546-3196 

Magic Carpet Golf

5167 N Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, CA (530) 546-4279

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Parasailing

Action Water Sports --

Parasailing Timber Cove Marina, CA (530) 544-5387

North Tahoe Watersports Inc

Tahoe City Marina, 700 N. Lake Blvd Tahoe City, CA 96145   (530) 583-7245

Ski Run Boat Company --

Parasailing (530) 544-0200

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River Rafting

Mountain Air Sports

Tahoe City, CA  (530) 583-5606.

Enjoy a leisurely float down the Truckee from Tahoe City to the River Ranch. Free bus returns.

Tahoe Whitewater Tours

Covering 5 local rives  (530) 581-2441

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Rock/Wall Climbing

Keith Turner's Reno/Tahoe Rock Climbing

P.O. Box 6655    Reno, NV 89513-6655

 

Squaw Valley USA

Olympic Valley, CA  (530) 583-6985

The Squaw Valley Adventure Center serves up fun and challenges for guests of all ages. Our 30' indoor wall and the 45' outdoor wall (summer only) offer exciting fun for all ages. 25 different routes will test any climber from beginner to expert.

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Roller Skating

 

Porter's Ski & Sport - Complete Rental Department Snow Ski and Boards, Water ski, Tennis, Rollerblades & Ice Skates, Mtn. Bikes

- 501 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA  (530) 583-2314

- Lucky-Longs Ctr., Truckee, CA  (530) 587-1500

- 885 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, CA  (775) 831-3500

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Sailing Schools

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Scenic Boat Tours/Rentals

M.S. Dixie II Lake Cruises

M.S. Dixie II Paddlewheel offers a scenic lake tour of Tahoe.

North Tahoe Cruises

Lighthouse Marina, Tahoe City, CA  (530)  583-0141

Mississippi paddlewheel -- Sunset Cocktail Cruises, Continental Breakfast and Dinner Cruises.

Sailwoodwind

South Lake Tahoe  (888) 867-6394

Daily cruises, weddings, charters

Tahoe Queen

900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite #1 South Lake Tahoe, CA96150    (775) 589-4906

Lake Tahoe's only authentic Mississippi Sternwheeler, The Tahoe Queen sails from centrally located Ski Run Marina and offers scenic sightseeing

Woodwind Sailboat Cruise

They offer four daily sailing cruises plus a sunset champagne cruise.

Their 55’ Woodwind II is based at Zephyr Cove on East Shore. (775) 588-3000. And their 41’ Woodwind I sails out of Camp Richardson Resort to Emerald Bay. (530) 542-2212.

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SCUBA Diving

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Skateboarding

Bijou Community Park

1201 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe

Bijou Community Park is South Lake Tahoe’s only true community park. Constructed in 1992, the park offers diverse recreation opportunities to both residents and visitors alike.

Some of the park's highlights include: One of the top disc golf courses in the country (no fee to play), Two covered gazebos with barbeque pits. Both are available for rental, Skateboard park, Volleyball courts (sand, 2), Fitness course, Restroom, concession facility, Basketball court, Open meadow; great for walking or just relaxing, Historic railroad exhibit, Horseshoe pits (2), A fenced dog park, (no fee), open to the public

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Snowshoe Tours

Squaw Valley USA

Olympic Valley, CA  (530) 583-6985

Come on out and explore Squaw during the spectacular winter full moon. Join our experienced guides as you snowshoe to great moonlit views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountain peaks. Fun for all ages, cost includes snowshoe rentals (you must supply your own poles if needed).

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Snowmobiling

 

Lake Tahoe Adventures Sign in for ATV (9am-5pm) and Snowmobile (1 hr, 2 hr and private) tours. All tours are subject to availability. Location: Hwy 89, just minutes north of Emerald Bay. Other Info: Reservations required. Phone: 1-800-GoTahoe

Zephyr Cove Snowmobiles Tour Area: Carson Range south of Spooner Summit Location: 760 Highway 50, Zephyr Cove, NV Phone: 775-588-3833

 

Theme Parks / Theme Places

 

Ponderosa Ranch

100 Ponderosa Ranch Rd., Incline Village, CA  (775) 831-0691

Tahoe Amusement Park

2401 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA  (530) 541-1300

Virginia City

Visitor Center, 86 S. "C" St., Virginia City, NV 89440   (775) 847-4386

Historic Virginia City is the epicenter of the world-famous gold and silver mining boom that transformed people from poor to prosperous overnight.  When you visit Virginia City, it's like stepping back in time 150 years

Wild Island Water slides and wave pool, mini golf, Formula K raceway.

Reno/ Sparks (775) 331-9453

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Train Rides

Nevada State Railroad Museum -

2180 South Carson St., Carson City, Nevada 89710    (775) 687-6953

Virginia & Truckee Railroad

F Street and Washington Virginia City, Nevada   (888)-949-9991 x101 

The railroad offers a 35 minute narrated train ride from F Street Station in Virginia City to Gold Hill, Nevada. Great  scenic views and lots of history fill this trip.

Virginia City Trolley

Visitor Center,  86 S. "C" St.,  Virginia City, NV 89440    (775)-847-4386

Take a 20 minute narrated ride through Virginia City and see Silver Terrace Cemetery, famous mansions, banks and saloons and their significance to Virginia City’s colorful history.

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Tours

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Walking

Taylor Creek Visitor Center –  South Lake Tahoe

3 miles north of the "Y" on Hwy. 89 past the Tallac Historic Site.

More than just a travel store for the Forest Service, the complex is home to many exciting activities such as:  The Stream Profile Chamber which has served as the primary attraction for the complex since it was constructed in 1968.  The Chamber provides a view of the stream environment by allowing visitors to study a diverted section of Taylor Creek.  More >>

And four nature trails including: The Rainbow Trail, The Tallac Historic Site Trail, The Lake of the Sky Trail, Smokey's Trail .

The Visitor Center also offers  items for purchase such as maps, brochures, souvenirs, hiking permits and other items.  More >>

 

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Water Skiing

Birkholm's Water Ski School

1418 Skyline Dr, South Lake Tahoe, CA - (530) 573-1928

Goldcrest Water Ski School Inc.

8194 N Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, CA (530) 546-7412‎

High Sierra Water Ski School – Water Skiing

 

- 1850 West Lake Blvd., 2 miles south of Tahoe City (530) 583-7417

- 5190 West Lake Blvd., 7 miles south of Tahoe City (530) 525-1214

Lake Tahoe Water Ski School – Camp Richardson Marina

1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA (530) 544-7747‎

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Wind Surfing

 

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