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$14.7 million needed to protect Olympic Meadow

Efforts to protect Olympic Meadow Preserve are $1 million closer thanks to recent Transient Occupancy Tax funds awarded by Placer County to the Truckee...

Hike to Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake

For many people, summer in the mountains involves lots of hiking. Exploring the trails is a fun physical activity and can be a great...

The changing seasons of Page Meadows

By Tim Hauserman ·      The grasshoppers are flying again in Page Meadows. For me, riding my bike through the waves of flying insects is as...

Alpine awe in Hope Valley

Just a little over an hour from North Tahoe lies Hope Valley, a spectacular alpine valley surrounded by the high peaks of the Sierra....

Echo Lakes Gateway to Desolation Wilderness

There are many spectacular hikes in the Tahoe Sierra, but the trail to Lower and Upper Echo Lakes is the only one I’m aware...

Boca Townsite | Interpretive Trail Beer, Ice and Lumber

Deep in the heart of Truckee River Canyon east of Truckee, the pioneer town of Boca flourished for more than 60 years. It may...

Season’s best outings for fall color

While Lake Tahoe is no New England when it comes to fall colors, the bright golds of our aspens and cottonwoods and the rusty...

Heart-pumping hike to Rubicon Peak

  Story & photos by Michelle Allen   Dustin Phelan stands atop Rubicon Peak. Moderate to strenuous 2,200 feet elevation gain 4.3 miles round-trip In search of a challenging, but rewarding...

Magical tromp to Loch Leven Lakes

Just a short drive from Donner Summit sits the Loch Leven Lakes trail, where a 4-mile walk will bring you to the highest of...

Vote on Kings Beach Trail Name

More than 80 trail names were submitted by the community following the request for suggestions by the organizations building a new flow trail in...