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  Lake Tahoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Tahoe is a freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada, on the border between the U.S. states of California and Nevada, near Carson City.
Lake Tahoe was the center and heart of Washoe Indian territory, including the upper valleys of the Walker, Carson, and Truckee Rivers.
Lake Tahoe is actually a tributary watershed drainage element within the Truckee River Basin, and its sole outlet is the Truckee River, which continues on to discharge to Pyramid Lake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lake_Tahoe   (3008 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe - History Heritage Geology Flora Fauna Information Resources
When you visit Lake Tahoe, one of the things that will surprise you is that the people you meet who call Lake Tahoe their home have a fine sense of the area's history and heritage.
Lake Tahoe is 22 miles in length and 12 miles in width and covers a surface area of 191 square miles.
The average annual rainfall in the Lake Tahoe Basin is 8.3 inches and the average annual snowfall is 216 inches or 18 feet, for a total annual precipitation of 30 inches.
www.tahoevacationguide.com /laketahoe.html   (1938 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Nevada
Mark Twain described Lake Tahoe "I thought it must be the fairest picture the whole earth affords" and the indians referred to it as "big sky lake".
The water drains from Lake Tahoe through the Truckee River which is one of a few rivers that run inland to the desert rather than towards the ocean.
Lake Tahoe is the third deepest lake in North America as it has an average depth of 989 feet but the deepest point is about 1,645 feet.
www.tahoenevada.com   (409 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe fishing, fishing Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe mackinaw fishing and more.
The average fish caught on Lake Tahoe is 4 pounds, and lake trout over 10 pounds are common.
"Tahoe is a lake of superlatives, the deepest lake in California, the third deepest in North America and still one of the purest anywhere."
Lake Tahoe recreation is one of the well-known Lake Tahoe attractions.
www.tahoeangler.com   (292 words)

  
 Facts about Lake Tahoe.
Some of the highest peaks of the Lake Tahoe Basin that formed during this process were Freel Peak at 10,891 ft (3,320 m), Monument Peak at 10,067 ft (3,068 m) (the present Heavenly Valley Ski Area), Pyramid Peak at 9,983 ft (3,043 m) (in the Desolation Wilderness), and Mt. Tallac at 9,735 ft (2,967 m).
Crater Lake in Oregon is the deepest lake (1,949 ft or 594 m) in the United States.
The depth of Lake Tahoe depends on the height it is measured from; some measurements use sea level as a base reference, others use different points of reference.
tahoe.usgs.gov /facts.html   (535 words)

  
 Senator Dianne Feinstein - The Lake Tahoe Restoration Act
The lake is one of the largest and deepest in the nation and is known for the crystal clarity of its water.
Cleaning up Lake Tahoe and preserving the forests around the lake is going to take substantial effort on the part of federal, state and local governments and private industry.
Lake Tahoe restoration is a public, private partnership effort to revitalize Lake Tahoe.
feinstein.senate.gov /tahoe_restoration_act.html   (909 words)

  
 Welcome to the North Lake Tahoe Historical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society was founded in 1969 and incorporated in 1971 by a group of concerned citizens who saw many of our North Lake Tahoe landmark structures torn down in the 1960's to build condominium developments.
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society and the Tahoe City P.U.D. were able to purchase the property in 1979, and it is now listed in the National Register of Historic Sites as the oldest home, built on-site, in Tahoe City.
In 1986, the decision to raise or lower Tahoe's water level became the province of the Federal Water master’s Office in Reno, though the physical process of raising and lowering the gates of the dam continue to be carried out onsite, using the same hand-turned winch system employed by the original Gatekeeper.
www.northtahoemuseums.org   (1768 words)

  
 Ski.com | Explore Resorts | Lake Tahoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Until you’ve spent time on the shores of Lake Tahoe, comprehending the size and scope of this resort area requires a stretch of the imagination.
Whether you are looking to ski Heavenly, Northstar at Tahoe, Squaw Valley, or another of the other surrounding resorts, Lake Tahoe is a skiers dream!Amazing Skiing, breathtaking beauty and sparkling nightlife, Heavenly at Lake Tahoe has it all.
Ski Lake Tahoe and experience the amazing nightlife of glamorous shows, the lure of casinos, dance clubs and jazz bars and one week may not be enough to catch
laketahoe.ski.com   (350 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe California / Lake Tahoe Nevada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the United States and the tenth deepest in the world, with a maximum depth measured at 1,645 ft (501 m), average depth of 1,000 ft (305 m).
Lake Tahoe is about 22 mi (35 km) long and l2 mi (19 km) wide and has 72 mi (116 km) of shoreline and a surface area of 191 mi
The floor of the Lake Tahoe Basin is at an elevation of about 4,580 ft (1,396 m), which is lower than the surface of the Carson Valley to the east!
www.lake-tahoe-information.com   (380 words)

  
 City of South Lake Tahoe, California - Official Site
Explorer John C. Fremont first saw Lake Tahoe in 1844 from the top of Red Lake Peak, which is located south of the basin and what is now Carson Pass.
In the 1860's, Tahoe was the center of a lively commerce that involved the silver mines in Virginia City, where the Comstock Lode was discovered in 1859, and the Central Pacific Railroad, which was pushing over the Sierra toward the town of Truckee.
When they arrived at the Lake, they would have their choice of fabulous resorts, such as Tahoe Tavern, in Tahoe City; Brockway Springs Hotel near Crystal Bay; the Tallac House, on the West Shore, and the Glenbrook Inn on the East Shore.
www.ci.south-lake-tahoe.ca.us /ourtown/history.html   (504 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Stunning cobalt-blue Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America, famous for its clarity, deep blue water, and surrounding snowcapped peaks.
As the mines grew larger and deeper, the Tahoe Basin's forests were leveled to provide lumber for subterranean support (had the forests been left untouched, Lake Tahoe might well have become a national park).
Though Lake Tahoe possesses abundant natural beauty and accessible wilderness, nearby towns are highly developed, and roads around the lake are often congested with traffic.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=lake_tahoe@198   (390 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Boating Guide -Boat Cruises, Rentals, Tours
There are events of interest to boaters as well at Lake Tahoe, from the traditional Independence Day fireworks display to regattas and the boat show of classic old "woodies" that still abound here.
For you armchair boaters we've got a bit of the nautical history of Lake Tahoe, including pictures and stories of some of the grand old vessels that have plied these waters over the last century.
Finally, go to the Lake Tahoe and marine related Links page for a listing of other web sites that just might be of interest to boaters or non-boaters.
www.boattahoe.com   (731 words)

  
 Nevada Division of State Parks - Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park
Spooner Lake, at the intersection of State Route 28 and U.S. 50, is popular for picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, catch-and-release fishing and cross-country skiing.
Spooner Lake is on Highway 28, nine miles south of Sand Harbor and 1/2 mile north of Highway 50.
Spooner Lake is the major trail head for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians entering the backcountry.
parks.nv.gov /lt.htm   (1241 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival | Lake Tahoe's Premier Summer Event   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, at Lake Tahoe's Sand Harbor State Park, is an exciting way to enrich your summer vacation or the perfect evening escape from ordinary city life.
If you've never visited the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival before, or if you're a seasoned veteran of our performances, 2006 is set to be a wonderful year on the beaches of Lake Tahoe's Sand Harbor State Park.
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization established for the cultural benefit and enjoyment of all residents and visitors to our region.
www.laketahoeshakespeare.com   (503 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Real Estate, Lake Tahoe Vacation, Lake Tahoe Lodging, Lake Tahoe Hotel
There are many great Lake Tahoe vacation rentals to choose from offering great accommodations year-round.
Discover the many Lake Tahoe ski resorts or golf courses, the best the Sierra's have to offer.
Lake Tahoe affords the most beautiful wedding backdrop.
www.tahoeactivities.com   (271 words)

  
 Jake's on the Lake Restaurant - Lake Tahoe Restaurant
Since 1978, Jake's on the Lake has embodied a carefree Tahoe spirit in a "Classic Waterfront Grill" offering superb service, a friendly and casual atmosphere and the finest and freshest food.
Located on the waterfront in the heart of Tahoe City, Jake's boasts sweeping views of Lake Tahoe's crystalline water and stunning mountain vistas.
Overlooking the largest marina on the northwest shore of Lake Tahoe, Jake's is in the center of Tahoe's summer activities and 10 minutes away from winter skiing at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows.
www.jakestahoe.com   (145 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Fish, Fishing Guides, Trout, Charters & Report
Fishing at Lake Tahoe is primarily for trout and salmon, however several other species of fish exist in the lake.
Fishing is closed in the lake within 300 feet of its tributaries and upstream to the first lake from October 1 through June 30.
The best fishing at Lake Tahoe is in deep water from a boat, and the right locations are not easy to find.
www.boattahoe.com /fishing.htm   (604 words)

  
 TahoesBest.com, Your Official Guide to Lake Tahoe - Welcome to Lake Tahoe!
Here you'll find deals on Lake Tahoe hotels and vacation rentals for everyone's tastes and budget with hundreds of lodging options that include economy and moderate hotels and motels, full service luxury resorts, casinos, inns, cabins and luxury vacation rentals.
North & West Shores of Lake Tahoe, Squaw, Alpine and Northstar...
The Lake fills with skiers during the morning and sail boat races during the afternoon.
www.tahoesbest.com   (795 words)

  
 DogFriendly.com's City Guide: Lake Tahoe, California
South Lake Tahoe, CA The 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club is the finest family resort at South Lake Tahoe that offers a true mountain vacation experience.
North Lake Tahoe, CA Vacation rental properties are all very welcoming and most are uniquely decorated with themed mountain decor.
North Lake Tahoe, CA Homes that are a walking distance to a dog-friendly beach, lake views, hot tubs, or have access to a pool.
www.dogfriendly.com /server/travel/uscities/guides/w/cities/wonlinecityCALake_Tahoe.shtml   (631 words)

  
 Tahoe.com - Get Outside
Feeling the rising pressure, Mike Pavel eases the helm of "Tahoe Cruz," a streamlined fifty-foot Santa Cruz class-yacht, and explains the playful winds of Lake Tahoe to the group of patrons filling the cockpit of an afternoon charter.
Feeling the rising pressure, Mike Pavel eases the helm of "Tahoe Cruz," a streamlined fifty-foot Santa Cruz class-yacht, and explains the playful winds of Lake Tahoe to the group of patrons...
For the first time, Tahoe area anglers are salivating to (legally) fish the waters of Marlette Lake at the Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park.
www.tahoe.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?Category=RECREATION   (485 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Skiing and Snowboarding - Tahoe guide to skiing, snowboard and winter activities
Escape to Lake Tahoe for these final days of skiing and snowboarding, plus catch a round of golf at Reno or Carson Valley courses and even a few open Lake Tahoe golf courses.
Lake Tahoe Ski Reports will keep you posted daily on current snow conditions, resort operations, and ski resort closing dates.
Whether you are novice to skiing and snowboarding or an advanced winter sport thrill seeker, we bring you this guide to all Lake Tahoe ski/snowboard terrain parks, cross country skiing and alpine skiing and snowboarding resorts and ski areas.
www.tahoebest.com /skiing   (803 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe
Straddling the California/Nevada border, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.
With the Sierra Nevada range encircling it, Lake Tahoe offers year-round recreational activities, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, boating, watersports, kayaking, and more.  Combining recreation with world-class entertainment, nightlife and gaming, Tahoe is considered a premiere vacation destination.
South Lake Tahoe's official visitor guide including information on travel planning, lodging, ski resorts, summer activities, entertainment and more.
www.squidoo.com /laketahoe   (361 words)

  
 Tahoe.com - Frontpage
Ask a local what there is to do at the lake in August, and you’ll hear the same thing: You can’t beat the Bard on the beach.
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival kicks off its 34th year, bringing culture and fun to the sandy masses.
The nautical history of Lake Tahoe has been written on her pristine waters for more than a century and wooden boats have played a starring role, which is celebrated during Wooden Boat Week.
www.tahoe.com   (373 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Weddings - Unique & Romantic Weddings at Lake Tahoe
Nestled in the mountains of California and Nevada lies Lake Tahoe; one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Be it the alpine white of winter, our golden autumn meadows, lush mountain springtime, or the clear skies of Tahoe summer, the lake always affords a magical, enchanting setting for your sacred day.
Lake of the Sky Weddings prides itself on taking all your wedding day and ceremonial worries away.
www.lakeoftheskyweddings.com   (435 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe vacation rentals, hotels and lodging packages
Days of sunshine and endless activities are why Lake Tahoe is every summers' sweet spot.
Airport, it's the closest Lake Tahoe lodging from Reno.
Find a huge variety of Lake Tahoe lodging accommodations, including hotels, ski resorts and vacation rental homes and condos.
www.gotahoe.com   (126 words)

  
 Lake Tahoe Wedding Disc Jockeys DJs
Lake Tahoe Disc Jockeys is a knowledgeable, experienced and professional Northern Nevada and Northern California Disc Jockey Company whose goal is to offer the utmost in Disc Jockey service and personal care to each client.
Lake Tahoe Disc Jockeys is independently owned and is committed to the highest ethics, principals, and standards.
Lake Tahoe Disc Jockeys provide custom designed systems and works hard to meet the high expectations of your special event.
www.tahoedjs.com   (364 words)

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