Spend your summer in Truckee-Tahoe; offering simple pleasures and a lifestyle of endless, affordable enjoyment, enjoy hiking & biking, boating, paddleboarding, and so much more.
We found the following adventures in some of our favorite websites and magazines and want to share them with you now! Please refer to the Truckee Visitors Guide. the Truckee Donner Park & Rec guide, or the Tahoe Donner 2017 Summer Fun Guide for additional Summer events and activities.
Family River Rafting: The Truckee River Rafting Trip floats you through tranquil stretches of scenic meadows, mountains, and small rapids. The Truckee River raft experience takes approximately 2-3 hours, and they encourage you to bring a small cooler with snacks and drinks to enjoy along the way. Truckee River Rafting is fun for all ages (2 years and up) and sure to be a fun, family memory to have for years to come.
Best Hiking Trails in Truckee-Tahoe: Explore the best trails near Truckee with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Paddleboarding & Boating on Donner Lake: Come out and relax on the Lake. Grab a kayak, canoe, paddleboard or even rent a boat on Donner Lake. Donner Lake Marina offers everything you need to get your feet wet.
Mountain Biking at Northstar: Northstar California has everything you need for summer mountain and road biking adventures. From beginner to advanced cross country and free-ride mountain biking trails, lift access, bike rentals and bike shop services, you can find it here.
High Sierra Waterski & Wakeboard Lessons: Waterskiing and wakeboarding on the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe is a rejuvenating and fun way to spend the morning or afternoon. High Sierra teaches all watersports and includes: waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing, and wakeskating. They also pull tubes! Whether you are a first timer or working on final form, High Sierra’s Coast Guard Licensed and American Water Ski Association Certified instructors are trained to teach every ability.
Fly Fishing the Truckee River: Widely regarded as one of the top programs in the country, Matt Heron Fly Fishing is an all-inclusive fly fishing school and outfitter located just minutes from Lake Tahoe. Nationally recognized for its school and teaching curriculum, most classes take place daily at the beautiful Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley, California. RSC is a Five Star, Four Diamond luxury resort.
Hot August Nights: Do your kiddos enjoy looking at all the old cars? Don’t forget about Hot August Nights! This year’s event is held August 8-13.
Free Fishing Day: Head to the Sparks Marina on June 10 for Free Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free fishing poles and lunch are given to each registered child — so not only will your child get to fish for free for the day (no license required), but they will also leave with their own new fishing pole!
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