Tahoe City Description

The bustling central mountain town of Tahoe City is located on the shore of North Lake Tahoe. This city offers fine restaurants, nightlife, a boat marina and world class skiing is nearby. Many full-time residents live in this area, which is close to the elementary school, middle school, and high school. The average real estate home price are between $350,000 to $700,000, with condos starting under $200,000.

Subdivisions within the Tahoe City area include:
Rocky Ridge

Star Harbor
Bittencourt Tract
Bunker Tract
Fairway Tract

Tahoe City Terrace
Tahoe Marina
Comstock Acres
Cathedral Forest
Tahoe Shores
Tahoe Tavern
Tavern Heights
Tahoe Woods
Lake Tahoe Park

Ski Areas:

Alpine Meadows Resort | 2600 Alpine Meadows Rd. | (800) 403-0206
Squaw Valley | 
34 Lifts 
(888) SNOW-321 or
 (530) 583-5585
Homewood | 5145 W Lake Blvd | (530) 525-2992

Christy Hill | 115 Grove St. | (530) 583-8551
Wolfdales | 640 North Lake Blvd. | (530) 583-5700
Jakes on the Lake | 780 N Lake Blvd. | (530) 583-0188
Dockside 700 Lakefront Grill | 700 N Lake Blvd | (530) 581-0303
Thai Kitchen | 255 N Lake Blvd. | (530) 583-1784
Fat Cat | 599 N Lake Blvd. | (530) 583-3355
Moe's Original BBQ | 120 Grove St. | (530) 583-4227
Bridgetender Tavern & Grill | 65 W Lake Blvd. | (530) 583-3342
Hacienda Del Lago | 760 N Lake Blvd. | (530) 581-3700


Commons Beach — In the middle of Tahoe City, a large beach with a grassy area, kids swings, playground and a small parking area.
Skylandia Beach — Off of Lake Forest Rd. 1/2 mile east of Tahoe City with picnic tables and fire pits. Stony beach.
Lake Forest Beach — At the foot of Bristlecone off Lake Forest Rd. 1.5 mi. east of Tahoe City with picnic tables and fire pits.
Tahoe State Recreation Area — Hwy. 28 on the eastern edge of Tahoe City, next to McDonalds, $5 to park.
William Kent Beach — On Hwy. 89, 2.5 miles south of Tahoe City. Camping, picnic tables and firepits, small sandy beach.


Commons Beach Area, new amenities to the park include a climbing rock for children six and older, upgraded play areas, interpretive signage, improved and widely-dispersed picnic areas, multi-use seating area for 60 (ideal for small concerts or weddings), two large plaza/vista areas at either side of the park and a central entry from Tahoe City with a log arbor and stone walls. Natural colors and materials were used to blend in with the surrounding area and nearly 6,000 native flower, shrubs and trees were planted.

Truckee River Access, Recreation Area along the south

William B. Layton Memorial Park
Rocky shore, grass, Gatekeepers Museum


Tahoe City Marina 
| 700 North Lake Blvd. 
| 530-583-1039

Water Recreation
Paddling/Boat Tours | Tahoe Water Adventures
 | 120 Grove St.
(530) 583-3225
Tahoe White water Tours
 | 2630 River Rd. 
(530) 581-2441
Tahoe Gal
 | 850 N. Lake Blvd. 
| (800) 218-2464
Tahoe Sailing Charters 
| 700 N. Lake Blvd.
 | (530) 583-6200


Tahoe City Golf Course
 Public 9-Hole course 
| 251 North Lake Blvd., | 
(530) 583-1516


Dollar Point, Dollar Hill I, Dollar Hill II, Highlands, Lake Forest Glen, Northshore Condos, Star Harbor, Rocky Ridge, Tahoe Marina Lodge, Tavern Shores, Tahoe Tavern, Granlibakken POA

Points of Interest:

Historical Watson Cabin in Tahoe City: The oldest structure still standing in Tahoe City is the Watson Cabin. The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society began restoring the cabin in 1991 and includes pieces from the early 1900′s donated by longtime local residents. This historic landmark is now a living museum for visitors in Tahoe City. Located at 560 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City CA. For information call 530-583-8717

The Gatekeepers Museum: History and information about Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River. This museum also has a fabulous Indian basket collection. Located at 130 W. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City CA. For more information call 530-583-1762

Fanny Bridge:
Crossing over the headwaters of the Truckee River one of the main outlets from Lake Tahoe, this bridge is a tourist favorite to watch spawning fish (leaning over the side of the bridge to do so… hence the “Fanny”). Located at the “Y” in Tahoe City, the intersection of Hwy 89 and Hwy 28.