Tahoe National Forest Vacations

Tahoe National Forest is in Grass Valley, a major city with a population of 13,000 people. This popular area is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west of Reno-Tahoe International Airport, and just 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the heart of they city.

Many of Grass Valley’s highlights can be found near to Tahoe National Forest, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Emigrant Trail Museum and the much-loved Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area. If you have time, don’t miss the Northstar California Resort and Sugar Bowl.

Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Take a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the beautiful displays at the Watson Cabin Museum in Tahoe City.

If the sun is shining, follow the locals and appreciate the local natural destinations. Explore the most popular shoreline nearby such as the Kings Beach State Recreation Area in Kings Beach.

Hit a few balls at the Tahoe City Golf Course in Tahoe City, amongst the best greens around.

Head to the mountains around Grass Valley and enjoy the various wintersports at the Squaw Valley Resort in Olympic Valley, the Boreal Mountain Resort in Soda Springs and the Funitel Ski Lift in Tahoe City.

Finding somewhere convenient to stay close to the Tahoe National Forest area is easy. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Hotel Truckee Tahoe, the Resort at Squaw Creek - Destination Hotels & Resorts, Olympic Valley, and the popular Village at Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley.

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