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ones with the best views of the lake, but know
your limitations. It is even possible to circle the
entire lake, or search out trail maps for a better
understanding of length, degree of difficulty
and other important facts about the trails.
Hiking is also very popular with many
options either near the lake or in the nearby
mountains. For instance: while at Squaw Valley, take the tram up to High Camp. Walk
around this area for a little exercise or hike
down to the village for a workout.
Squaw Valley is also home to the Squaw
Valley Treetop Adventure Park, which includes a 50 foot climbing tower; and a lot
more. There are also two other Aerial Adventure Parks near the north side of Lake Tahoe:
Tahoe City Treetop - behind the Granlibakken
Resort and Tahoe Vista Treetop within the
Tahoe Regional Park. Each uniquely different,
Lake Tahoe has a unique shoreline. Paddle around submerged rocks very visible in the clear
they consist of a variety of courses situated in aqua waters framed by a rocky perimeter. The temperatures of the water are typically cool,
the towering pines, cedars or cottonwood but that doesn't prevent people from enjoying the many water activities.
trees. Numerous platforms are connected by
bridges and/or zip lines. Some are easy for the on the Nevada side of the lake, you may want
The Truckee River is Lake Tahoe's only
to take in a show or two; or try your luck at outlet and drains part of the high Sierra Neyoungsters while others are more advanced.
Select the activities you are most inter- the gambling tables or slots. You have many vada Mountains resulting in an abundant
ested in experiencing. Do some research on choices. Also remember, that Reno - the site flow of water, especially in the spring, due to
the internet to get more detailed information: of the 2018 FWSA Convention - also offers melting snow. It begins at the dam near
locations, hours and pricing. Many of the plenty of similar entertainment, so save some Tahoe City, flows through Truckee, then
rental shops can recommend areas for your time and money to experience Reno - The eastward through the Reno/Sparks area on
particular needs or desires. And, while you are Biggest Little City in the World, too!
its way to Pyramid Lake. There is a lot of
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