This popular trailhead is the starting point for a hike out to Cascade Falls, or into Desolation Wilderness above Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe.
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.