A moderate hike (approximately 2.5 miles from the Carson Pass trailhead) brings you to scenic Lake Winnemucca. We saw many families, dogs, and recreational fishermen on the day we hiked to the lake.
Place Category: Attractions
The Thunderbird Lodge National Historic Site is the centerpiece of Thunderbird Lake Tahoe, and home to the famous Thunderbird Yacht. This historic home of George Whittell, Jr. is a museum and learning center for the charitable programs of the non-profit Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. The house and gardens are open for public guided tours on Tuesday through Saturday from May through October. Private group tours are available year-round.