Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Ski With A Ranger every Friday at 1 p.m. through March 29, 2024, conditions and weather permitting. Photo by USDA Forest Service Mountain Resorts Manager, Cecilia Reed.
The South Lake Tahoe Forest Service Supervisor’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8-4:30 p.m. excluding federal holidays. We also offer virtual services by calling 530-543-2600, during business hours. If you reach the recording, we are helping another customer. Leave a message with your name and phone number and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You may also email us.
Most people are aware of winter's hazards. But it's easy to forget how wind, cold, snow, or whiteout can turn an outing into a tragedy.
Prescribed fires are a vital forest management tool used by land managers to help protect communities and improve forest health.
Winter recreational activities at Lake Tahoe include include skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snow-shoeing, sledding and more!
Prescribed fire operations continue this week at Lake Tahoe
Release Date: Feb 20, 2024
Fact Check: Debunking Misinformation About Lake Tahoe's Black Bears
Release Date: Feb 15, 2024
Lake Tahoe Feature Stories
Check out the latest Lake Tahoe region feature stories that aim to inform and inspire better understanding of environmental awareness and stewardship at Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe Destination Stewardship
“The way we access and rely on public lands is changing. From hiking to skiing, now is the time to better coordinate and improve the picture,” said Erick Walker, Forest Supervisor.
Tahoe Living With Fire
Wildfire is a natural process in the Sierras. Learn how Tahoe Basin agencies help residents and visitors prepare for wildfire. The time is now to get prepared, get informed and get involved!
Keep Tahoe Bears Wild!
In bear country, always store food and garbage in bear resistant containers, keep your distance and never feed wild animals. Visit TahoeBears.org for helpful tips on coexisting with bears.