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Truckee Bike Park – Fun for the Whole Family!

Truckee Bike Park – Fun for the Whole Family!

Do you and the family ride mountain bikes or want to introduce your children to mountain biking? If so, Truckee is one of the best places to learn and ride at the Truckee Bike Park!  Voted one of the best places to ride in California by Best Things CA, the Truckee Bike Park has been giving families, kids, and adults a fun,

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Donner Lake Rim Trail Expanded

Donner Lake Rim Trail Expanded

With the latest four-mile stretch completed this summer, Truckee Donner Land Trust’s work on the Donner Lake Rim Trail now offers runners, hikers, bikers and equestrians 14 miles of trail stretching from Donner Summit down into Truckee. The Donner Lake Rim Trail will be more than 20 miles when complete, circling Donner Lake. Currently the northern stretch, reaching from Castle Valley on Donner Summit to the West all the way to Northwoods Boulevard in the east,

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Rock Climbing in Truckee

Rock Climbing in Truckee

I went climbing with NASTC and this is what happened…

I recently met up with Chris Fellows, the owner of NASTC, for a morning of climbing at Donner Summit to see what it’s like to go out with a professional rock climbing guide. As I drove up the scenic Old Hwy 40, I took in the gorgeous views of Donner Lake and rocky outcrops.

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Ten Outdoor Activities to Check Off the List this Summer

Ten Outdoor Activities to Check Off the List this Summer

For those who want to experience the best of Truckee’s great outdoors, here are ten outdoor activities to check off your list this summer! From mountain biking, off-road guided ATV tours, skydiving, whitewater rafting, to flying fishing and golf! There’s something for everyone in Truckee.

1. Ride Northern California’s Largest Bike Park  – Truckee

 

 

 

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Get Away from the Crowds with Off Road Tahoe this Summer

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Get Away from the Crowds with Off Road Tahoe this Summer

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Early Season is Prime Time to be On-Trail in the
North Tahoe Backcountry with Off Road Tahoe

There’s nothing quite like getting outside and exploring a new area. Now that the snow has almost completely melted, it’s finally time to hit the trail. With a sense of adventure and curiosity for the unknown, a day spent outdoors is always a rewarding experience. But for many locals and visitors to Truckee-Tahoe,

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Ryan Fowler Offers Bike Tour Adventures For All Abilities

Ryan Fowler Offers Bike Tour Adventures For All Abilities

Established by Ryan Fowler in 2014, Dirt Gypsy Adventures set out to blend adventure, active travel and trail exploration for all abilities with a variety of mountain bike tours across the Western US. Dirt Gypsy Adventures is North Lake Tahoe’s four-season outfitter and guide service for all things bike-related. Their Truckee-based operation offers single and multi-day guided tours, summer trailhead shuttle service throughout the Basin,

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Truckee Kids Summer Camps!

Truckee Kids Summer Camps!

Truckee’s alpine beauty, blue skies and shimmering water make it an ideal destination for outdoor adventure, but do you know that Truckee also offers diverse summer camps for kids? From robotics, jazz band, art, and rock climbing to wilderness survival — you and your family can find the perfect camp for summer fun. Don’t miss out! Registration has begun for many of these great programs.

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Best Places in Truckee to go Backcountry Skiing – and Where to Rent Gear or Get Advice

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Best Places in Truckee to go Backcountry Skiing – and Where to Rent Gear or Get Advice

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The Tahoe-Truckee area has long been known for its access to incredible backcountry adventures that offer stunning views and world-class terrain. In Truckee, you don’t have to travel far from downtown to find yourself skiing or riding lines that vary from mellow, wide-open snowfields to expert level chutes.

When deciding where to go and when, there are a variety of resources available—from understanding the snow conditions and concerns as reported daily by the Sierra Avalanche Center,

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Top Reasons to Visit Truckee Midweek

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Top Reasons to Visit Truckee Midweek

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Visiting Truckee midweek has some serious perks. Here are top reasons to help you plan and learn how you can experience the best of Truckee with good savings.

– Get $100 Cash!
Book two nights Sunday – Thursday until June 14th and Truckee will throw in $100 cash for you to spend as you choose. Starting April 12th, offer includes Friday and Saturday nights too! 

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Top Snowshoe Trails in Truckee-Tahoe

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Top Snowshoe Trails in Truckee-Tahoe

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Photo Courtesy of Tahoe Snowshoe Tours

Learn where the top snowshoe trails in Truckee-Tahoe are. If your New Year’s Resolution is to exercise more and get out into the great outdoors, we highly suggest you try the sport of snowshoeing in 2019. There are so many beautiful locations throughout the High Sierra that offer some of the most scenic landscapes that it would be a tall call to list them all.

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