North Tahoe Regional Park

Lake Tahoe

North Tahoe Regional Park, at the northern end of National Ave, has hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails, a disc-golf course and nice picnic facilities.

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Nearby Lake Tahoe attractions

3. Kings Beach State Recreation Area


In summer much of the action focuses on Kings Beach State Recreation Area, a 700ft-long beach that often gets deluged with sun-seekers and water rats. You…

4. Tahoe National Forest

2.89 MILES

This forest can be accessed from Truckee; it features some great hikes leading you around Donner Summit.

5. Crystal Bay Casino

3.96 MILES

Crossing into Nevada, the neon starts to flash and old-school gambling palaces appear. You can try your luck at the gambling tables or catch a live-music…

6. Mt Rose Wilderness

6.06 MILES

This wild, dramatic and mostly treeless mountain sits just northeast of Lake Tahoe. The protected wilderness area is a popular destination for hikers and…

7. Watson Cabin

6.51 MILES

A few blocks east of the bridge over the Truckee River, this well-preserved 1908 settlers’ cabin made from hand-hewn logs is one of the town’s oldest…

8. Commons Beach

6.68 MILES

Commons Beach is a small, attractive park with sandy and grassy areas, picnic tables, barbecue grills, a climbing rock and playground, as well as free…