Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit


The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit offers some of the finest recreational opportunities in the nation.  The LTBMU Supervisor's Office provides a year-round source of information.  The front desk is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For more information, contact us at (530) 543-2694. To find a specific trail or campground use the navigation menu on the right side of the page under Areas & Activities.  Use the plus sign to the left of Find an area for an expandable menu of the four main areas of the Lake Tahoe Basin.  Drill down until you find the campground, beach, or trail for which you are looking. Each recreation area includes an interactive Google map.  For information on Campgrounds and Campground reservations, Beaches and Picnic areas, Wilderness areas, Taylor Creek Visitor Center, Tallac Historic Site, and Valhalla, scroll down and use the links provided below or on the right side menu. Winter RecreationFollow the links listed below for information on skiing/snowboarding, sledding/tubing, snowmobiling, sno-parks, ice-skating, cross-country skiing, Ski with a Ranger, Winter Trek and more.Accessible Recreation Sites at Lake TahoeCross-Country SkiingDogs at Lake TahoeDownhill SkiingIce SkatingSki with a RangerSledding/TubingSnowmobilingSno-ParksWinter Trek 





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Biking Boating Camping Interpretive Programs Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Off Highway Vehicle Visitor Center Fire Lookouts/cabins Overnight Swimming Horse Camping


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Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
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