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5 Apr 2022
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Lake Tahoe transforms into a snowy playland with FREE adventure at your fingertips every winter, and as the termperature warms there is still so much to explore during spring! The sky erupts in magical alpine glow seen from special spots and cozy corners. Adventure enthusiasts escape the crowds in their snowshoes and Nordic skis, and kids launch down sled hills with their parents racing after them. The spring skiing captial of the world means you can shed the heavy outdoor layers for t-shirts and sunshine, exploring more open trails and wildflowers beginning to bud. It’s spring bliss, and it’s all FREE!

Spectacular Spring Sunsets

Catch memorable spring sunsets over Lake Tahoe! The West Shore bursts with vibrant sunsets over Emerald Bay and from vantage points like West Shore Cafe! Enjoy the perfect mix of solitude and beauty sitting on a bench right along the water at William B Layton Park in Tahoe City. See magical colors blending into each other as they reflect over the Lake and fall across the Sierras at Hidden Beach in Incline Village, Donner Summit in Truckee and Moon Dunes Beach in Tahoe Vista! Pack a lunch and savor Tahoe's natural beauty. The views are free, and the memories will last a lifetime.

Snowplay & S’mores Kid Style, Especially for the Adults

Grab your own gear and head to the closest snowshoe trails for FREE adventure! Escape the crowds and embrace Mother Nature snowshoeing and cross country skiing through groomed trails and wild backcountry. Bring your own sled or snowtube and launch down free slid hills bouncing and laughing like a kid! Build snowmen, make snow angels and prepare for snowball fights. Get adventurous and go geocaching in the snow! Pack a hand shovel and pencil and hunt for treasure from Incline Village to Palisades Tahoe. See who can find the biggest pine cones along the way and warm up with hot chocolate and homemade S’mores at a lakeside firepit before heading back to the lodge after a fun day in the snow!

Snowga! at Palisades Tahoe

Soak in the last bits of the snow season and celebrate spring with a family-friendly FREE ‘Snowga!' in front of Cushing Pond at Palisades Tahoe on Saturday, April 9 from 3PM to 3:45PM! Enjoy a fun outdoor yoga class, breathing in the fresh alpine air and taking in the ski-in/ski-out views at the base of Palisades. Class is available to all levels, all ages, and no mat is needed. Snowga will run for approximately 40 minutes.