A beautiful and active area this time of year, Squaw Valley announced recently it was now operating its summer season.
Located on Lake Tahoe’s north shore, Squaw Valley offers many fun summer activities. They include hiking, mountain bike rides along miles of smooth bike paths, relax on a nearby Lake Tahoe beach, or float the scenic Truckee River, all from a home base at The Village at Squaw Valley.
Rooms at The Village are spacious and include full kitchens, private balconies, and beautiful views. Squaw Village offers a new flexible cancellation policy that applies to all summer reservations. Hotel rates at Squaw Valley start at $139/night.
As coronavirus recommendations from the CDC and local governmental agencies change, expect Squaw’s operation schedule to change as well, so stay tuned for updates.
Squaw Valley currently has limited food and beverage and retail offerings available. But nearby Truckee, Tahoe City and establishments in North Lake Tahoe are also providing dine-in, take-out, and shopping options. Note that Squaw’s famed Aerial Tram is not open at this time.
The Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema is a favorite of locals. Visitors can grab a beer on tap, kick back in the comfy theatre seats and catch a movie. The popcorn bar is also available. New this summer is a drive-in theatre under the starry Lake Tahoe skies.
Mountain bike trails for all ability levels are available throughout the Lake Tahoe and Truckee region. Bikers can also hop on the bike path in Squaw Valley and ride all the way to Lake Tahoe along the Truckee River. Grab a to-go meal at local favorite restaurants – from Crest Cafe, River Ranch, The Bridgetender Tavern – along the way.
Lake Tahoe has hiking for every level, ranging from flowing waterfalls to High Alpine terrain, that offer jaw-dropping views as well as gentle wildflower strolls. Squaw Valley has put together a handy guide with some of its favorite hiking destinations.
Take a leisurely float down the nearby scenic Truckee River. Start in Tahoe City with either Truckee River Rafting or Truckee River Raft Company, and end up at the iconic River Ranch restaurant where rafters can relax and enjoy afternoon libations. It’s recommended to make reservations online to ensure of getting a raft.
For more information, visit www.squawalpine.com.