2015 Evening Programs at Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Sit under the stars and discover Taylor Creek's Friday night programs at the Lake of the Sky Amphitheater


Wildflowers of the Tahoe Basin


June 26, walk 8 p.m.
presentation 8:30 p.m.


Join wildflower expert Lisa Berry to learn the wildflowers of Taylor Creek and the Lake Tahoe Basin.


Evening with George Whittell Jr.


July 10 at 7 p.m.


Steve Hale portrays notorious owner of Thunderbird Lodge.


An Evening with Mark Twain


July 17 at 7 p.m.
& August 7 at 7 p.m.


McAvoy Layne brings this iconic American to life as he shares stories of his times at Tahoe.


Winged Flight at Night


July 24 at 8:30 p.m.
& August 21 at 8 p.m. 


Bats are valuable part of nature. Join NorCal Bats for a LIVE bat presentation.


Beavers at Taylor Creek


July 31 at 8:30 p.m.


Join Sherry Guzzi from Sierra Wildlife Coalition to learn about the beavers of Taylor Creek and the Tahoe area.


Birds of Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Big Year


August 14 at 8 p.m.


Will Richardson of the Tahoe Institute of Natural Sciences will share his knowledge of Tahoe birds and the excitement of the Tahoe Big Year.


Wild Things


August 28 at 7 p.m.


Enjoy an educational and exciting look at Sierra Nevada animals LIVE on stage.


For more information or to volunteer, visit www.tahoeheritage.org.


Suggested donation of $5 per person accepted by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation to support Taylor Creek's summer programs. All programs are approximately 1 hour long. 


These programs are made possible by an Everyday Event Grant through the National Environmental Education Foundation.


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



 Daily Ranger programs are in July and August

Mondays at
10 a.m.


Kids in the Creek*

Caddisflies, tadpoles, small and big fish, frogs, and more. Kids 6 to 12 years old can connect with these creatures and more. Bring sturdy water shoes.

Sundays, Tuesdays & Fridays at
10:30 a.m.


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

at 8 p.m.


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

10 a.m


Jr. Forest Ranger

A different action filled project each week teaches kids 6 to 12 years old how the parts of nature are connected as they earn their Jr. Forest Ranger badges.

10 a.m.


On the Trail with Smokey
Follow Smokey's Trail to learn about campfire safety and find a "photo op" with Smokey. Shake his paw adn learn more about wildfire prevention.


*All programs accessible except "Wonders of Taylor Creek"