Echo Lakes are a glacially formed pair of lakes, cradled in a serene granite setting 10 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe virtually hidden at 7,252′.
Upper and Lower Echo Lakes are connected by a narrow channel which is passable by boat only during high-water conditions which can cut down your hiking time into Desolation Wilderness along the joint Tahoe Rim Trail/Pacific Crest Trail.
To keep the waters pristine, you must be a Tahoe Keeper if you plan to paddle or boat on the lake. Clean, Drain, and Dry to prevent aquatic invasive species.
He was brash, witty, unapologetic and sarcastic. And, he spent time here in Lake Tahoe Roughing It!
Mark Twain forever adored Lake Tahoe, and rhapsodized about it all his adventurous life. The Gatekeeper’s Museum in Tahoe City offers a unique opportunity on Thursday, June 20, at 6 p.m. to spend an evening with the old gentleman next to his beloved “jewel of the Sierra” and hear him talk about his adventures in another paradise, the tropical Islands of Hawaii. Read more
The park is considered one of the top mountain bike parks on the west coast following Whistler. The park is open so get your cross-country and downhill bikes tuned and ready to go.
Oh yeah, and your dad. It’s the perfect place to take Dad over this Father’s Day weekend. Think he can hang? I mean hang on. And you think it was rough raising kids. Have fun Dad.
“Pull over. I mean, paddle over. Yeah you – SUP to the shore.” Honestly, what crimes happen on Donner or Lake Tahoe?” Only innocent invasive species smuggling. Become a Tahoe Keeper now.read more →
You know what they say… Birds of a feather flock together.read more →
Protect your favorite place. Protect your favorite pastime.read more →
This place hasn’t changed one bit since Dismas opened it in 1977.read more →