Tahoe City

Tahoe City

Location:  On the Northwest shore of Tahoe.  7 miles from Squaw / Alpine; 6 miles from Homewood; 16 miles from Northstar; 32 miles from Heavenly.

The bustling central mountain town for North Lake Tahoe. This city offers fine restaurants, nightlife, a boat marina and world class skiing is nearby. Many full-time residents live in this area, which has a close proximity to the high school and middle school. The average real estate home price falls between $350,000 to $700,000, condos starting under $200,000.

Subdivisions within the Tahoe City area include:
Rocky Ridge
Star Harbor
Bittencourt Tract
Bunker Tract
Fairway Tract
Tahoe City Terrace
Tahoe Marina
Comstock Acres
Cathedral Forest
Tahoe Shores
Tahoe Tavern
Tavern Heights
Tahoe Woods
Lake Tahoe Park

Ski Areas:
Squaw Valley USA

Alpine Meadows

Movie Theater:
Cobblestone Cinema
475 N.Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City (530)
24-hour hotline (530)546-5951

Commons Beach — In the middle of Tahoe City, a large beach with a grassy area, kids swings, playground and a small parking area.

Skylandia Beach — Off of Lake Forest Rd. 1/2 mile east of Tahoe City with picnic tables and fire pits. Stony beach.

Lake Forest Beach — At the foot of Bristlecone off Lake Forest Rd. 1.5 mi. east of Tahoe City with picnic tables and fire pits.

Tahoe State Recreation Area — Hwy. 28 on the eastern edge of Tahoe City, next to McDonalds, $5 to park.

William Kent Beach — On Hwy. 89, 2.5 miles south of Tahoe City. Camping, picnic tables and firepits, small sandy beach.

Commons Beach Area, new amenities to the park include a climbing rock for children six and older, upgraded play areas, interpretive signage, improved and widely-dispersed picnic areas, multi-use seating area for 60 (ideal for small concerts or weddings), two large plaza/vista areas at either side of the park and a central entry from Tahoe City with a log arbor and stone walls. Natural colors and materials were used to blend in with the surrounding area and nearly 6,000 native flower, shrubs and trees were planted.

Truckee River Access, Recreation Area along the south

William B. Layton Memorial Park
Rocky shore, grass, Gatekeepers Museum

Tahoe City Marina
700 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 530-583-1039

Paddling/Boat Tours:
Tahoe Water Adventures
120 Grove St.
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3225

Tahoe Whitewater Tours
2630 River Rd.
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-2441

Tahoe Gal
850 N. Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA (800) 218-2464

Tahoe Sailing Charters
700 N. Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA (530) 583-6200

Tahoe City Golf Course
Public 9-Hole course
251 North Lake Blvd.,
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-1516

Dollar Point, Dollar Hill I, Dollar Hill II, Highlands, Lake Forest Glen, Northshore Condos, Star Harbor, Rocky Ridge, Tahoe Marina Lodge, Tavern Shores, Tahoe Tavern, Granlibakken POA

Points of Interest:
Historical Watson Cabin in Tahoe City: The oldest structure still standing in Tahoe City is the Watson Cabin. The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society began restoring the cabin in 1991 and includes pieces from the early 1900’s donated by longtime local residents. This historic landmark is now a living museum for visitors in Tahoe City. Located at 560 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City CA. For information call 530-583-8717

The Gatekeepers Museum: History and information about Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River. This museum also has a fabulous Indian basket collection. Located at 130 W. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City CA. For more information call 530-583-1762

Fanny Bridge: Crossing over the headwaters of the Truckee River one of the main outlets from Lake Tahoe, this bridge is a tourist favorite to watch spawning fish (leaning over the side of the bridge to do so… hence the “Fanny”). Located at the “Y” in Tahoe City, the intersection of Hwy 89 and Hwy 28.

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