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Monday, June 17, 2024

Discover Tahoe’s flora & fauna with iNaturalist

My son Anikin has a keen interest in science and a curiosity for how it is applies to life. When we go on hikes,...

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...

Explore the wildflowers

This summer enjoy free guided hikes through Squaw Valley’s unique alpine meadows, alive with wildflowers. Twice daily until Sept. 3, the adventure begins with...

Wildflowers, views & single track at Burton Creek State Park

My favorite place to mountain bike at Lake Tahoe is the expansive network of trails that fan out from Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area...

Waist-high wildflowers at Meiss Meadows

When I’m itching for an amazing display of wildflowers, the trail between Carson Pass and Showers Lake on the Pacific Crest Trail/Tahoe Rim Trail...

Wildlife & wildflowers at Martis Creek

  Large expanses of purple blooms caught my eye on the western side of Martis Valley as I drove along the highway connecting Truckee to...

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,...

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...

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...