Winter Sports

Choose from the following to find a site:


Forest Service employee, Jerry Monroy crosses a bridge on a snowmobile after a heavy snow.
Color photo of a child on a blue snow tube sliding down a hill.
Color photo of cross-country skiers at Royal Gorge ski area.
Color photo of a snowman in the foreground and Lake Tahoe and mountains in the background

The Olympic Games in 1960 brought international attention to the Lake Tahoe area as a winter recreation destination. Today, outdoor activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snow-shoeing, sledding and much more!

Follow the links listed below for more on winter activities at Lake Tahoe.

Know Before You Go

Always know before you go by visiting Know Before You Go.

Recreate Responsibly

Join the movement and pledge to recreate responsibly! Learn how by visiting Recreate Responsibly.

Sierra Avalance Center

Always check the latest avalance and weather conditions before heading into the backcountry! Visit Sierra Avalanche Center for daily winter updates.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities