Welcome to Lake Tahoe, America’s Year-Round Playground
From winter skiing and spring hiking to summer boating and fall mountain biking, there’s always something to do outside. For explorers, nearby historic Virginia City, Genoa, and surrounding towns bring the past to life. And for indoor fun, casinos offer world-class entertainment and gaming. And that’s just the beginning.
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Lake Tahoe Facts
At 12 mi. wide and 22 mi. long with 72 mi. of shoreline, it’s the largest alpine lake in North America.
The lake’s water surface is 6,223 ft. above sea level.
The climate is dry and comfortable with an 80% chance of sunshine year-round.
Snowfall averages 409 in. per year.