Blue Angels Ski Club at Heavenly
It was Heavenly’s first alpine ski racing club dating back to 1957.
Today, it’s been reincarnated as the Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation. The Blue Angels Ski Club. […]
Did you know…Tahoe has the Highest Lighthouse in North America?
Rubicon Point Lighthouse.
Elevation 6,580 ft. […]
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Did you know…Lake Tahoe has an Underwater State Park?
Why would anyone scuba dive in Lake Tahoe?
There’s nothing to see – right?
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Olympic Nordic Trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park
Did you know that Sugar Pine Point State Park is the site of the first-ever Olympic Biathlon event held as part of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Squaw? […]
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Fallen Leaf Lake: A Lake and its People 1850–1950 by Janet Kaidantzis
From the Washoe to the pioneering families of Nathan Gilmore, Lucky Baldwin, and William Price, to the artists, academics, and craftsmen of the early community, Fallen Leaf Lake drew people to its natural beauty who left a legacy in stories, legends, and land.
Including author Janet Beales Kaidantzis, who has released Fallen Leaf, A Lake and Its People 1850-1950. […]
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Historic Valhalla Boathouse Theatre
The historic Valhalla Boathouse Theatre is a unique cultural resource in the Tahoe Basin. Guests sitting in the theatre are treated to a view of the lake like no other, […]
The History of the Stateline and Casino Corridor
Lake Tahoe’s casinos date back to the 1920’s when Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin built the “Greatest Casino in America”. But, Lucky’s casino was built on the California Side at the Tallac Resort in South Lake Tahoe which was a popular hangout for the nouveau rich from San Francisco, Sacramento and Virginia City. […]
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Angora Fire Lookout Elevation 7,256 ft.
Straddling Angora Ridge road above Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe sits the Angora Fire Lookout. The original Angora Fire Lookout was built in 1924, and was later converted […]
Arborglyphs preserve Branch of History
You’ve heard of petroglyphs.
How about arborglyphs?
And, did you know we live in an area rich in this fascinating art form?
Especially on the east shore of Lake Tahoe. […]
Conversations with History at Vikingsholm Castle
“Conversations with History” features a behind-the-scenes tour of the incomparable Vikingsholm Castle in Emerald Bay, and an intimate conversation with long-time park advocate and historian Helen Smith who spent 14 summers at Vikingsholm as the guest of Lorna Knight, the owner.
All proceeds will support the Sierra State Parks Foundation earmarked to provide critically needed funds for the maintenance and repair of the Vikingsholm. […]
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Lake of the Sky Amphitheater Summer Shows
The Lake of the Sky Amphitheater summer evening programs at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center take place Friday nights in July. Learn about Tahoe bats, yes bats, on Friday, July […]
Hwy 50 Wagon Train
Talk about keeping it real. The annual Highway 50 Wagon Train rides through South Lake Tahoe first weekend of June. Sunday they’re riding from Zephyr Cove, Nevada to Amacker Ranch […]