You’ll probably notice we smile a lot in Tahoe South. What’s not to smile at? Our crazy crystal blue Lake Tahoe, our majestic mountains hugging us hard all around with trails and paths and sand and sun (300 days per year, by the way) and fun, day and night. But, with so many reasons to smile we take our recreation seriously. Even at 6000 feet we are 6 feet apart. Hand sanitizer is always in a pocket. And frequently, our hands hit soapy water for a vigorous wash. Make your mask a fashion fanfare wherever you go.
Warm weather is arriving… even if it’s in spurts. We can see the light at the end of the tunnel as restrictions begin to ease a bit. Does that mean everything is fully open & gung-ho? Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives.
Getting outside is important for mental and physical health, but right now it comes with special safety issues. Here are some tips to stay healthy and safe: The beauty of Tahoe takes our breath away, but it can also take our minds away too.
Please refer to https://www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu/ for news and updates. All National Forest trails, trailheads, and lands in the Tahoe Basin are open. However, most developed recreational facilities including campgrounds and resorts are not yet fully open.
The re-opening of Lake Tahoe is similar to a dimmer instead of a light switch. From small businesses to cornerstone attractions, everyone is preparing so that they’ll be ready for you once the time is right. Here’s a small sampling of how our partners are adapting and what to expect.
Lake Tahoe is Big. Really Big. So are the Conditions. Be Aware! Be Prepared! Take a FREE online paddle sports safety course. Even though you are paddling, you are still a boater subject to many of the same requirements. It will save your life!