2018 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


An Evening with Mark Twain


July 6 at 7 p.m.


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


The Donner Party: Weathering the Storm


July 13 at 8:30 p.m.


Join author Tracey Salcedo of the Best Lake Tahoe Hikes, as she gives you a virtual tour the best hiking in the Tahoe area.


Beavers of Taylor Creek


July 20 at 8:30 p.m.

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

Evening with John Sutter


July 26 at 7:00 p.m.


Spend the evening with John Sutter and lear all about the founding of "Sutter's Fort."

Evening with John C. Fremont     August 3 at 7:00 p.m.        

Birding and Flyfishing ar Taylor Creek 


August 10 at 7:30 p.m.



Winged Flight at Night     August 17 at 8;30 p.m.       Bats are a valuable part of nature. Join NorCal Bats for a LIVE bat presentation.

Fibs, Fakes, &Falsehood: Mistaken Tahoe


August 24 at 8:30 p.m.


Learn about some of Lake Tahoe's most common fables and where the real truth lies. 


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


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




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

July 11, July 25, Aug. 8, &Aug 22 at 10:00 a.m.


Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

Come learn more about Lake Tahoe's Native wildlife from the experts! 

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


Rainbow Walk
Explore the Rainbow Trail at Taylor Creek.


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