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Sierra State Parks Foundation provide financial and professional support to the Lake Tahoe-Donner California State Parks for education, restoration, and culture and environment preservation.

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Tahoe Conservancy Grants $449,000 to Expand ‘Outdoors for All’

The California Tahoe Conservancy has awarded the following grants to support environmental education and expand equitable access to Lake Tahoe’s beaches, trails, and mountains: Adventure Risk Challenge ($100,000), the Gateway Mountain Center ($150,000), Lake Tahoe Unified School District ($99,000) and the Tahoe Rim Trail Association ($100,000).

(Sept. 17, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Take a Deep Dive, and Drive, into Tahoe’s History

Lake Tahoe has endured many different eras of history, and all are woven into the fabric of its unique landscape. One way to take a trip back in time is to visit the iconic mansions and rustic cabin museums around the lake’s shores.

(Sept. 16, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report

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Electric mountain bike access: Tahoe National Forest leading the way

Electric mountain bikes are opening the door to increased access to public lands, a key takeaway from the E-Mountain Bike Summit held in Olympic Valley in mid-September. As the use of e-bikes continues to grow in popularity, the positive attributes …


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‘Going it Alone’: Hauserman pens book on solo backpacking

Long days, miles of trails ahead, the sound of your shoes pounding the dirt and nothing but you and the thoughts in your head. These are some of the images author Tim Hauserman evokes in his recently published book, “Going …


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Wine on the Water: Tahoe Tastings wine cruise

Living 13 miles north of Lake Tahoe, I sometimes forget I’m close to one of the world’s most beautiful bodies of water. Now, as I sip bubbly in the cozy cabin of “The Golden Rose,” Capt. Steve Henderson guides us …


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Johnson Canyon name is official

Negro Canyon has officially been renamed Johnson Canyon. While Truckee Donner Land Trust has labeled the property as Johnson Canyon since acquiring it in 2006, the name change is now official. Johnson Canyon is the home of the headwaters of …


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Bevy of new bike trails debut

Several new multi-use trails have opened or are nearing completion in the region, according to the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition. South Shore Lake Tahoe Boulevard | Construction of the Lake Tahoe Boulevard Class I Bicycle Trail from the Y to …


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Coldstream Canyon: A Truckee playground

The intermittent cloud cover provided a little break from the hot sun on a recent hike into Coldstream Canyon. With little rain to speak of, the trails were dusty. The area offers a year-round playground for outdoor activities with trails …


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Need for speed: Adrenaline rush at downhill mountain bike parks

Downhill mountain biking has always been one of those sports that is fun but takes a bit of an investment to get into. However, when I was gifted a nice Intense Mountain Bike two years ago, it made it possible …


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Trails & Vistas art hikes: A Poetic Path

Imagine hiking through the forest, a light breeze rustling through the trees, pine needles crunching under your feet, the smell of dirt and granite, surrounded by nature. Trails & Vistas, possibly the best immersive art and nature experiences one can …


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Tackle Tahoe’s wilder side

The sled slowly makes its way up the mountain. My nephew, Anikin Allen, fidgets in the seat in front of me giddy with excitement. As we climb up the steel tracks of Heavenly’s Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster he talks quickly …


Image caption: The newly opened Presidio Tunnel Tops provides free entertainment in pricy San Francisco.
Cheaper Thrills

California has some top-notch tourist attractions—with top-shelf prices. Here are some that won’t break the bank.


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