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.

Popular Places

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  • Tahoe City Trailhead

    The Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) heading northeast to Brockway Summit is a strenuous trail, with great views of the Truckee River Canyon and Lake Tahoe. The TRT south to Barker Pass provides views of Lake Tahoe, Granite Chief Wilderness, and seasonal wildflowers.

  • Desolation Wilderness

    Thanks to its breathtaking granite landscape and easy accessibility, the Desolation Wilderness is one of the most popular wilderness areas in the country.

  • Tioga Pass

    With dramatic and expansive views, Tioga Pass is a beautiful entrance to the eastern section of Yosemite National Park. Closes seasonally due to snow.

  • Middle Palisade

    Middle Palisade is a peak in the Palisades group, part of the central Sierra Nevada mountain range. It is the twelfth highest peak in California.

  • Emerald Bay State Park

    Visitors to Emerald Bay State Park enjoy hiking, swimming, kayaking, scuba diving, boating, sightseeing and touring Vikingsholm in the summer months.

Event Calendar

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  • Squaw Mountain Run, Hike, and Flower Walk

    Date: July 29, 2017

    For the past 36 years, on the first Saturday of August or last Saturday in July, hundreds of runners and hikers have made the annual pilgrimage to the top of Squaw Valley to enjoy a great workout with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra. Starting at the base of Squaw Valley USA Read more [...]

  • Echo Summit Trail Challenge

    Date: August 5, 2017

    A bathroom is available for the 50Mi, 50k, and 20 mile runners at Lovers Leap Campground. 50 mile runners will pass through twice. Primarily single track trail, some dirt roads, a little pavement, very runnable sections, technical sections, climbs, downhills, great scenery, views, creeks, and lakes. Read more [...]

  • Liquid Gold 5K

    Date: August 5, 2017

    Come celebrate the 7th Annual Liquid Gold 5k and bring awareness to breastfeeding as we kick off World Breastfeeding Week. The beautiful morning starts off at the University of Nevada, Knowledge Center. Our well marked course winds through the University campus and after the race please stay for our Read more [...]

  • Sierra Crest 50K and 30K Ultra Run

    Date: August 5, 2017

    The Sierra Crest 30k and 50k is a point-to-point trail run on some of the best single track trails between Truckee & Donner Summit! Enjoy scenic views of the Euer Valley, Frog Lake Cliffs, Summit Lake, Castle Peak, and other incredible peaks of the Sierra Crest. The 30k and 50k trails include Tah Read more [...]

  • Marlette Lake Tahoe 50K and 10M

    Date: August 13, 2017

    The Marlette 50K is a truly adventurous romp through some of planet earths most scenic and challenging trails. Based at Spooner Lake in Lake Tahoe Nevada’s State Park the run features 30 miles of epic trail and view. Think prime Sierra single track and add in 360 degree panorama views of Lake Tahoe, Read more [...]