The park is situated south of I-80, stretching from Auburn to Colfax. The main access is from Auburn, either on Highway 49 or the Auburn-Foresthill Road.
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.