Lake Tahoe - West Shore


The west shore of Lake Tahoe is located on the California side of the lake. Highway 89 stretches along this side of the lake with access via Highway 50 to the south and Interstate 80 to the north. Recreational opportunities abound on the west shore where you will find water activities, camping, hiking, downhill skiing/snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Attractions include nearby Palisades Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, Granite Chief Wilderness, Meeks Bay and Meeks Bay Resort, the Ehrman Mansion and access to the Rubicon Trail, one of the most popular OHV routes in the country.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Cabin Rentals

Areas for Cabin Rentals at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Viewing Wildlife

Areas for Viewing Wildlife at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Viewing Plants

Areas for Viewing Plants at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Viewing Scenery

Areas for Viewing Scenery at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

OHV Trail Riding

Areas for OHV Trail Riding at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Group Picnicking

Areas for Group Picnicking at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Scenic Driving

Scenic Driving

Boating - Motorized

Areas for Boating - Motorized at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Waterskiing

Areas for Waterskiing at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Windsurfing

Areas for Windsurfing at Lake Tahoe - West Shore

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.1088

  Longitude : 
-120.1808