We’ve curated the best of the region’s destinations in one handy site to help you plan your Sierra Nevada adventure! Click on the map above, or search for activities or places by name, category, or popular tags.

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  • Eldorado National Forest

    With over 80 developed campgrounds and picnic areas, hundreds of miles of roads and trails, multiple large lakes and reservoirs, innumerable miles of rivers and streams, great scenery, and an abundance of plant and wildlife, visitors to the Eldorado National Forest can find a place or activity Read more [...]

  • Taylor Creek SNO-PARK

    Taylor Creek SNO-PARK, located on the west side of Highway 89 just north of Camp Richardson Road, provides access for cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and snow play.

  • Quincy, CA

    Nestled against the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, Quincy, the Plumas County seat is tucked at the edge of the lush American Valley.

  • Mount Tyndall

    Mount Tyndall is a peak in the Mount Whitney region of the Sierra Nevada. At 14,025 feet (4,275 m), it is the tenth highest peak in the state of California.

  • Downieville, CA

    Nestled in the Yuba River District of the Tahoe National Forest, Downieville is a popular destination for mountain biking trails and events.

Event Calendar

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  • XTERRA Lake Tahoe 5K and 10K

    Date: August 19, 2018

    The XTERRA Lake Tahoe 5k and 10k trail run happens on the same day as XTERRA Lake Tahoe Offroad Triathlon. The course starts and finishes at the Village Green in Incline Village, NV. This is a large open grass community field. The event is set up and staged from here. From the starting area the Read more [...]

  • XTERRA Lake Tahoe

    Date: August 19, 2018

    This is one of the all time classic off-road triathlon courses. Racers start with a 1500 meter swim from a sandy beach in Lake Tahoe, one of the purest and deepest lakes in North America. The bike section test racers’ climbing and fitness levels. The bike starts up tunnel creek, a somewhat sandy grad Read more [...]

  • Lake Tahoe Triathlon

    Date: August 25, 2018 - August 26, 2018

    The Lake Tahoe Triathlon occurs annually at Ed’ZBerg Sugar Pine State Park on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Sugar Pine is truly one of Tahoe’s special lake side properties. Home of the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion this property features tall pines, a historic pier, beautiful grounds and spectacular beaches Read more [...]

  • RENO 5000 Running Series Race #3 Bowers Mansion

    Date: August 26, 2018

    Come one, come all, to the family friendly, Bowers Mansion Series Finale! A quaint country run at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Offering views and green rolling hills dotted with pinion pine trees. Fun morning of running and celebrating the series for the entire family. The Juniors wi Read more [...]

  • Rose to Toads MTB Ride

    Date: September 2, 2018

    The annual Rose to Toads Ride is over 62 miles in length with 8,000+ feet of climbing and 10,000+ feet of descent around beautiful Lake Tahoe.

  • Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue

    Date: September 9, 2018

    Lake Tahoe — Big Blue, as it is referred to by many — is North America’s Largest Alpine Lake and the Jewel of the High Sierra … and the Reno Tahoe Territory of the Nevada Commission on Tourism and Bike the West invite you to experience the adventure of riding your bicycle around her 72-mile Read more [...]