Tahoe Transportation District revives pay-to-park program for second year at East Shore Trail
Park Tahoe generates funds to help maintain, expand trail network
March 1, 2022 (Stateline, Nev.) — Tahoe Transportation District (TTD) reintroduces the fee structure today for those parking near Tunnel Creek to access Lake Tahoe’s East Shore Trail. The metered parking lot has long been included in the Highway 28 Corridor Management Plan.
WHO: TTD, the lead agency for the East Shore Trail project, along with the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) as well as 12 other agency partners are encouraging visitors to “Come Early, Come Late, Pay a Lower Rate” this year when planning to walk or ride the paved path north of Sand Harbor State Park. TTD is on a mission to facilitate and implement safe, environmentally positive, multi-modal transportation plans, programs and projects for the Lake Tahoe Basin.
WHAT: Park Tahoe’s Spring fee structure takes effect for visitors to the East Shore Trail today Rates are as follows:
- Early Morning Hours (7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.) $1 per hour every day.
- Late Morning Hours (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) $3 per hour Mon-Thur, $4 per hour Fri-Sun
- Midday (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) $4 per hour Mon-Thur, $5 per hour Fri-Sun
- Afternoon (3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) $3 per hour Mon-Thur, $4 per hour Fri-Sun
- Evening Hours (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) FREE
WHEN: Spring fees take effect today (March 1, 2022) and remain through May 23, 2022, or until Memorial Day Weekend, when Summer rates begin.
WHERE: The only Park Tahoe paid lot currently is at the northern most point of the East Shore Trail, just East of Incline Village at Tunnel Creek. For more information, visit TahoeTransportation.org and follow the district .
About Tahoe Transportation District | TTD was established in 1980 through a bistate compact. Its mission is to facilitate and implement safe, environmentally positive, multi-modal transportation plans, programs and projects for the Lake Tahoe Basin, including transit operations. It is responsible for projects including the East Shore Trail which will someday span Tahoe’s East Shore from Stateline to Crystal Bay to provide equitable access to the lake, the Fanny Bridge/SR 89 Community Revitalization Project at Tahoe City’s famously congested ‘Y,’ the roundabout that serves Incline Village, Crystal Bay and Mount Rose at the intersection of Highway 431 and State Route 28, as well as several other noteworthy improvements to Lake Tahoe’s regional transportation systems and design. It works in partnership with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and regional transportation authorities. For more information, visit TahoeTransportation.org.