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Monday, May 27, 2024

Swimming with the wildflowers at Sagehen Meadows

  Longer, warmer days each spring are the harbinger of wildflowers and hiking season in Tahoe and Truckee. As the plants begin to push up...

Wildflowers, waterfall on high-country hike

A view of Lake Tahoe at the beginning of the hike ·  5 miles round-trip Easy to moderate Hike starts at 8,900’ In pursuit of spending an afternoon...

Tahoe’s wildflower wonders: Favorite spots to explore this summer

The smoke from last summer’s wildfires is long gone. We put on our trail shoes and we are ready to breathe in that cool,...

Jackson Meadows Reservoir | Cycle past mountain peaks & pine forests

It is wasn’t for that one little thing, the 34-mile out-and-back to Jackson Meadows Reservoir would be one of my favorite road bike rides...

Waves of wildflowers at Ward Creek

Tahoe visitors and locals alike tend to focus on the best-known adventures when they think of enjoying Tahoe’s outdoors. They ride the Flume Trail,...

Take in the Beauty Of Rabe Meadow

It’s amazing how much beauty and history can be packed into a walk that is only about 2½ miles round trip. Such is the...

Galena Falls | High country waterfall & wildflowers

I’ve been told that the 2.5-mile jaunt along the Tahoe Rim Trail to Galena Falls is the busiest section of trail in the entire...

Mokelumne Wilderness | Wildflower Haven

About 25 miles south of South Lake Tahoe on State Route 88 sits Carson Pass. Here just a few miles west of Kirkwood Mountain...

Wildflowers of Tahoe

Story and photos by Hannah Sullivan & Cliff Lambson  ·   This time of summer is like an extended treasure hunt; every day we open our...

Wildflowers & Waterfalls at McCloud Falls

Wildflower season in Tahoe changes weekly, sometimes daily, with flowers flourishing one day at lake level, moving to flourish in higher elevations the following...