Discover North Lake Tahoe’s Magic this Winter

Snow has fallen and winter in North Lake Tahoe is ready to be explored!

Safe, Open and Fun Winter Activities
  • Photo Courtesy of The Tahoe Weekly

    Soak in the beauty and splendor of North Lake Tahoe covered in a glistening white blanket of snow at Kings Beach State Recreation Area.

  • Shop local, and responsibly, in many of our small businesses.
  • Take a walk along Lake Tahoe’s shoreline – Kings Beach is one of the best places for easy beach access.
  • Use the shores of North Lake Tahoe and the snowcapped peaks as a backdrop and take that iconic photo.
  • Build a snowman and snow angels, or have a snowball fight along the shores of Lake Tahoe.
  • Grab some takeout food and cocktails from one of our amazing local restaurants. Pro tip: use the Takeout Tahoe Guide
  • Hit the slopes and make some turns at one of our North Lake Tahoe Resorts, including Northstar California and more.
  • Play at the North Tahoe Regional Park where you can sled, snowmobile, snowshoe, or cross country ski.
  • Adventure out on some of our amazing snowy trails with your cross country skis or snowshoes… including Brockway Summit off Highway 267, Page Meadows in Tahoe City or Mount Rose Meadows off Highway 431. Pro tip: You can rent either of these items at Tahoe Dave’s Skis & Boards
  • How about a paved winter walking path? Here are a few to choose from Lakeshore Blvd in Incline Village, National Avenue in Tahoe Vista, Pine Drop Trail in the North Tahoe Regional Park, Larry Sevison Trail in Dollar Hill, Truckee River Canyon Trail from Tahoe City to Alpine Meadows. Pro Tip: The Tahoe Weekly has put together a Winter Paved Walking Paths Guide
  • Head out on a guided full moon, star gazing, or sunset snowshoe tour with the Tahoe Adventure Company.
  • Lace up your skates and hit the ice rink in the Village at Northstar.
  • Bundle up and head to lakeside or mountaintop and be captivated by a spectacular sunset.

Please adhere to all local and regional guidelines including social distancing and face coverings. 

For information on all North Tahoe events check out our event calendar.

[Recorded Pre-Covid]

Weather & Road Conditions

With 275 days of sunshine, North Lake Tahoe can be enjoyed year-round. Lake Tahoe is in an alpine setting, so dress in layers. Visit our Weather & Road Conditions page for weather information as well as up-to-date webcams.

The temperature has dropped, resorts are open, and winter in North Lake Tahoe is sure to make you feel festive.

North Lake Tahoe’s rich beaches and quaint towns are idyllic in both summer and winter. With countless lodgingshopping, and dining options visit our mountain towns with beach vibes year-round. Discover Tahoe’s magical lakeside communities this winter.

Winter Activities

For information on all North Shore events check out our event calendar.