As of Jan. 12, 2021, Truckee (per Nevada County) has met the criteria to exit the Regional Stay Home Order and is now open for travel and lodging in the PURPLE tier. Please be advised there is still a public health advisory to avoid traveling 120 miles for non-essential needs in addition to a 10-day quarantine for out of state travelers. Per Dr. Ghaly, "we are not out of the woods" and all Covid-19 protocols are required (masks, no social gatherings, maintain six feet distancing). Plan a safe winter trip.
Truckee (Nevada County) is OPEN in the Purple tier. Restaurants and lodging are open. View the chart below to see current business activity. SIGN UP FOR VISIT TRUCKEE-TAHOE E-NEWS for travel updates and information.
|Regional Stay Home Order||PURPLE (CURRENT STATUS)||RED (substantial)|
|Gatherings||Prohibited||Outdoor only. Max 3 households.||Outdoor only. Indoor discouraged. Max 3 households.|
|Hotels, Lodging, Rentals||Open with modifications for essential travelers only.||Open with modifications.||Open with modifications. Fitness centers 10% capacity. Indoor pools, hot tubs closed.|
|Restaurants||Takeout or delivery only. No indoor or outdoor dining.||Outdoor only with modifications||25% indoor seating or 100 people (whichever if fewer) with modifications|
|Breweries (with food)||Takeout or delivery only. No indoor or outdoor dining.||Outdoor only with modifications||25% indoor seating or 100 people (whichever if fewer) with modifications|
|Bars (no food)||Closed||Closed||Closed|
|Hair Salons and Massage Studios||Closed||Open indoors with modifications||Open indoors with modifications|
|Ski Resorts, Gyms, Fitness Centers, Yoga Studios||Outdoor only.||Outdoor only with modifications||10% capacity indoors with modifications. Indoor pools, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms closed.|
|Retail Shops||20% capacity indoors with modifications||25% capacity indoors with modifications||50% capacity indoors with modifications|
COVID CASE RATES
Truckee is open in the PURPLE tier. Travel, lodging and outdoor dining are now open.
- January 11: 9.7% Greater Sacramento ICU bed capacity remaining. – STAY HOME REMAINS IN EFFECT
- January 12: 24% Nevada County positivity rate, 77.4 daily new cases per 100K (7-day average) - PURPLE TIER IN EFFECT
- January 12: 9.4% Greater Sacramento ICU bed capacity remaining.- PURPLE TIER IN EFFECT
- January 19: 8.5% Nevada County positivity rate, 30.2 daily new cases per 100K (7-day average) - PURPLE TIER IN EFFECT
Key Metrics: Active Cases (updated daily), New Daily Cases by Eastern (Truckee) vs. Western (Grass Valley, Nevada City) County, Hospitalization. Mondays always show a high spike.
- January 11: 574 active cases, 13 hospitalizations, 26 new cases eastern (Truckee), 63 new cases western.
- January 12: 598 active cases, 13 hospitalizations, 7 new cases eastern (Truckee), 27 new cases western.
- January 13: 594 active cases, 12 hospitalizations, 3 new cases eastern (Truckee), 15 new cases western.
- January 14: 597 active cases, 14 hospitalizations, 12 new cases eastern (Truckee), 30 new cases western.
- January 15: 568 active cases, 14 hospitalizations, 8 new cases eastern (Truckee), 14 new cases western.
- January 19: 630 active cases, 8 hospitalizations, 14 new cases eastern (Truckee), 89 new cases western.
- January 20: 613 active cases, 10 hospitalizations, 4 new cases eastern (Truckee), 24 new cases western.
- January 21: 532 active cases, 9 hospitalizations, 7 new cases eastern (Truckee), 10 new cases western.
- January 22: 533 active cases, 8 hospitalizations, 6 new cases eastern (Truckee), 28 new cases western.
Blueprint for a Safer Economy Status – All Counties
Key Info: what businesses are open by County.
Understanding the Blueprint for a Safer Economy Tiers
Key Info: tier framework, moving through tiers, risk criteria.
Neighboring Lake Tahoe Dashboards:
Truckee-Tahoe ski resorts are open with modifications. Reservations are required for lessons, rentals, and day tickets. Day-of, walk-up ticket sales have been discontinued. Operations may change to follow current health and safety guidelines. Note that Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Northstar California Resort, and Sugar Bowl Resort are located in Placer County. Boreal Mountain California is located in Nevada County.
The SF Chronicle covers what you need to know about parking, passes, lodging, rentals and more for your next Truckee-Tahoe ski trip.
This in-depth guide to nearby Ski Areas explains how each resort is adapting to COVID-19 and what to expect on the slopes.
Stay up to date with the latest Truckee-Tahoe weather, view live ski resort webcams and get key links to important road conditions.
Be the reason we have a season! Ski California and the National Ski Areas Association shows us how to work together to stay safe on slopes.
Truckee hotels, lodging, and rentals are OPEN with modifications.
Restaurants and breweries that serve food are open for outdoor dining, delivery, and takeout. Indoor dining is currently closed. Support Truckee-Tahoe restauranteers and buy a restaurant gift card.
Truckee's Winter Dining Guide is here! This printable guide lists restaurants by neighborhood, price, cuisine, and breakfast, lunch, or dinner offerings.
Your roundup of restaurant & brewery takeout, Truckee grocery stores, food shops, & more.
Help Protect Others
Keep an eye out for the signage below displayed at Truckee restaurants and retail stores. It explains how, together, we can keep our community and beloved visitors safe.
Check out these great family-friendly places to play in the snow! You're bound to have fun at one of these top spots for sledding, tubing, or building a snowman.
Follow the winter #RecreateResponsibly guidelines when you spend time outdoors. Pick up broken sleds and pack out all your trash. Together we can #RespectTruckee.
Stay up to date as the weather changes, find information on road conditions, and view live Truckee-Tahoe webcams.
Heading into the backcountry? Check the daily avalanche forecast and view recent observations before backcountry skiing, snowmobiling, or snowshoeing. Learn how to read the forecast and stay safe in avalanche terrain with their free educational resources.
Truckee has 21 miles of paved paths that are plowed in winter, a snow-free option for a dog walk or run. Track the snow plows live using Truckee 511.
Follow the winter #RecreateResponsibly guidelines when you spend time outdoors. Together we can #RespectTruckee.