About Lake Tahoe

  • View of Lake Tahoe
  • Paddleboarding at Lake Tahoe after skiing Squaw Valley
  • Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
  • View of Lake Tahoe
  • Paddleboarding at Lake Tahoe after skiing Squaw Valley
  • Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts

Lake Tahoe is a pristine jewel of nature. Surrounded on all sides by the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains, one can see on average 70 feet down into its remarkably clear waters. The second deepest lake in the United States at 1,645 feet deep, Lake Tahoe has 72 miles of shoreline, is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, and the lake surface level averages 6,225 feet.

Lake Tahoe also remains the most popular ski destination in the U.S. for air-and-hotel package bookings for travel, taking the top seat on the Orbitz Insider Index for the third consecutive year in January 2010.

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing classes and guide trips. Cast N' Catch Classes, the most popular option, includes an hour and a half of casting lessons followed by an hour and a half of guided fishing on the private pond. The Full and Half Day Guided Tours take your small group out on one of the local rivers to work on your fly fishing skills.

Boat Rentals & Water Sport Lessons

Located on the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe, California, High Sierra Water Ski School offers Water Skiing, Wakeboard, Paddleboard, Wakesurfing, Wakeskating & Wakekiting Lessons, Power Boat Rentals, Power Boat Charters, Jet Ski Rentals, plus Canoe, Kayak, and Equipment rentals.

Kayak/Paddleboard Lake Tahoe

Explore the pristine blue waters of Lake Tahoe on a kayak or paddleboard. This is a great way to see the lake and squeeze in some exercise.

Tahoe Whitewater Tours

Experience the Truckee River Boca Run or the South Fork of the American with one of the experienced guides of Tahoe Whitewater Tours as you explore exciting whitewater and beautiful scenery.

Truckee River Rafting

Begin your leisurely float in Tahoe City and enjoy a peaceful 5 mile stretch of the Truckee River ending at the River Ranch Restaurant. You'll spend 2-3 hours winding through the mountains and over small rapids all the while surrounded by pine trees.

Water Shuttle

Dock hopping on the North Lake Tahoe Water Shuttle will get you on the Lake and to your favorite restaurants, shopping, bike trails, museums, parks, activities and farmer's markets.

Reno Tahoe Helicopters

Reno Tahoe Helicopters is now offering tours from the North Shore out of Truckee Airport! Don't miss out on the amazing sights North Lake Tahoe has to offer from up above.


The Resort at Squaw Creek's 18-hole championship golf course sits serenely at the base of Squaw Valley. Renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed this links-style course to preserve the unique beauty, natural wetlands, and wildlife habitat of the Lake Tahoe area.

Skydive Truckee Tahoe

Feast on breathtaking bird's-eye views of the sparkling blue waters of Lake Tahoe and the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains.