Area History

Reno Tahoe Area History

Please donate to help save our Reno Tahoe Bears!

The RGJ reports that 17 bears — 11 male and 6 female — have been killed thus far in the 2014 Nevada bear hunt. Since the Nevada… Read more »

The Tahoe Rim Trail

The Tahoe Rim Trail is a 165-mile (266 km) long-distance hiking trail which forms a loop around Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada and Carson ranges of… Read more »

Saving the Lake Tahoe Sugar Pine

Due to their location in the north-central Sierra Nevada, the forests of Lake Tahoe enjoy wet, cool winters and warm, dry summers. These conditions make for some… Read more »

Lake Tahoe Area Facts & History

LAKE TAHOE AREA FACTS AND HISTORY One of the world’s greatest lakes, got it’s name from the Washoes named the area “Da-ow-a-ga,” or “edge of the Lake.”… Read more »

Lake Tahoe Trivia

Natural rim: 6223′ above sea level New Year’s Flood High lake level: 6,229.39. The lake was over its maximum level for 13 days in January. Surface area:… Read more »