Interstate 80

Area Status: Open

The recreation information for the Tahoe National Forest is primarily provided by travel corridor.  The main travel corridors are:  Interstate 80, Highway 49, Highway 20, Highway 89 (North and South), Foresthill Divide Road, Mosquito Ridge Road, Bowman Road, Marysville Road, and Gold Lakes Road.   

Interstate 80 
Interstate 80 bisects the forest and is one of the primary corridors to access recreation sites.  I-80 enters the Forest east of Auburn and leaves the Forest east of Truckee.  Many campgrounds, trail heads, or other recreation sites are located along the Interstate.

Activities such as camping and hiking are listed below for this corridor.   


Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Interstate 80

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Interstate 80

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Interstate 80

Viewing Scenery

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Interstate 80

Visitor Centers

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities