Once the waning days of autumn start casting long shadows on the peaks above Truckee, you can’t help but appreciate the vibrant fall colors visible in nearly every direction. Truckee and North Lake Tahoe are rich with opportunities to explore by bicycle or by foot. What better way to take in the abundant fall colors that paint the area’s trees every autumn. From the bright gold of aspen groves and cottonwoods to the beautifully contrasting greens and reds of various evergreens and low lying brush,
Do you and the family ride mountain bikes or want to introduce your children to mountain biking? If so, Truckee is one of the best places to learn and ride at the Truckee Bike Park! Recently voted top-3 places to ride in California by Best Things CA, the Truckee Bike Park has been giving families, kids, and adults a fun,
Autumn in Truckee is one of the best times of the year to visit. From fun events, cooler temps, to stunning fall foliage scenery. Here is a list of our favorite Truckee hiking trails to help your harvest the best of autumn here in Truckee!
Sagehen Creek Trail
2.5 mile single track trail from 89N at Sagehen Creek to Stampede Reservoir.
In the video below see how the Tahoe Donner Association makes Truckee their “Base Camp for a Big Life.” Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Truckee is quickly becoming a top destination for trail running with a wide variety of trails that feature everything from flowy single track, mountain meadows, wildflowers, old growth forests and ridge line traverses. There’s something for everyone. If you don’t live here, a great way to explore the trails is by signing up for a group trail run or an organized race so that you stay safe and have support while exploring the Sierra Nevada Mountains,
The Truckee-Tahoe region offers a wealth of fishing opportunities and locations with professional guides to help teach you the best techniques. Learn where to fish Truckee’s best spots this spring for opening day on Saturday, April 29th.
With 37 public piers, one being a fishing specific pier with handicap access, this lake generates the most interest from visiting fisherman and novices alike.
Fly fishing the general trout season opener approaches on Sat April 29th here in the Truckee-Tahoe region. It’s hard not to take a look back at this past winter. It was just recently announced this was the wettest winter on record for the area in nearly one hundred years. Obviously all that water will be entering our lakes and rivers over the next few months and local anglers better be prepared.
Truckee’s alpine beauty, blue skies and shimmering water make it an ideal destination for outdoor adventure, but do you know that Truckee also offers diverse summer camps for kids? From robotics, jazz band, art, and rock climbing to wilderness survival — you and your family can find the perfect camp for summer fun. Don’t miss out! Registration has begun for many of these great programs.
Springtime in the Truckee-Tahoe region is filled with melting snow and unpredictable weather but knowing what thaws first can help you have the best experience and most fun. Whether you’re looking for a stretch of trail to bike, run, or hike in search of spring’s first wildflower blooms, Learn about some of these incredible options just minutes from downtown Truckee.
Commemorative Emigrant Trail
Just north of Truckee on Hwy 89 you can find the Commemorative Emigrant Trail offering wonderful spring access to miles of rolling single track great for hiking,