Taylor Creek Visitor Center Summer 2013 Programs

Keynote Speaker Series at the Lake of the Sky Amphitheater

Friday Evenings


Wild Things


July 5 at 7 p.m.
& August 16 at 7 p.m.


Enjoy an educational and exciting look at Sierra Nevada animals LIVE onstage!


Snowshoe Thompson


July 12 at 7 p.m. 


Visit Tahoe's early days with the help of Steve Hale's portrayal of our local mailman legend.

Winged Flight at Night


July 19 at 8:30 p.m.
& August 9 at 8 p.m.


Learn the value of bats and see these furry creatures LIVE with Corky Quirk.


Fly Fishing in Lake Tahoe Basin


July 26 at 6:30 p.m. 


 Fly Tying demonstration followed by "best places to fish in Tahoe" with experts David Long and Victor Babbit.


Stargazing from the Beach


August 2 at 8 p.m.


We apologize, but due to circumstances beyond our control, "Stargazing from the Beach" has been cancelled.


An Evening with Mark Twain


August 23 at 7 p.m.


A living history portrayal of a famous Tahoe character by McAvoy Layne.


Suggested donation of $5 per person accepted by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation to support Taylor Creek's Summer Speaker Series. All pr approximately 1 hour long.


The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located three miles north of the "Y" on Highway 89.  For more information, call (530) 543-2674.



 Daily Ranger Programs 


Sun, Tue & Fri
10:30 a.m.


Rainbow Walk
Explore the Rainbow Trail at Taylor Creek and the underground stream profile chamber.

in Jul and Aug at 8 p.m.


Night Walk
Discover Taylor Creek's nightlife. Remember to bring a flashlight.

10 a.m


Jr. Forest Ranger

Become a Jr. Forest Ranger and have fun while earning your ranger badge.

10 a.m.


Kids in the Creek*

What's that? A caddisfly? Explore the creek with a forest naturalist. Wear sturdy water shoes. Ages 6 - 12.

10 a.m.


Only You!
Smokey Bear says, "Only you can prevent wildfires."  Meet him Live


*All programs accessible except "Kids in the Creek"