Located in Tahoe Vista, California at 6600 Donner Road - one mile west of highway 267 and one mile north of Highway 28 - the North Tahoe Regional Park spans approximately 124 acres and offers captivating lake views and a variety of year-round recreation activities for visitors of all ages.
There is a $5.00 per vehicle fee collected at the entry gate for park use by visitors. North Tahoe Public Utility District residents are not charged; they receive a vehicle window sticker and pay an annual property tax assessment which supports the maintenance and operation of the Park. Learn about the Resident's Benefit and non-resident annual Park Supporter Programs.
AMENITIES AND FACILITIES
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This whimsical playground features a play structure for children ages 5 - 12, including climbing bars, slides, hanging bridges and spring rider play equipment. There are also tot swings and traditional swing for older children, and all of the equipment meets current playground safety and ADA standards. Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, or can be reserved online at on our Facility Reservation Website. Note that no alcohol is permitted at the playground.
Tahoe Unleashed features two separate fenced enclosures for small and large dogs as well as a one-acre play area for dogs of all sizes called 'The Outback'. In the Fall of 2017, Dog Day in the Park donated an additional $8000 to purchase dog agility equipment including and “up and over” bridge walk, crawl tube, adjustable jumps, fire hydrants, and a ring jump.
The dog park will close for the season once snow and ice accumulation prevent access and operation of the enclosure gate(s). Please respect the park rules and other signage posted and remember to always clean up after your pet.
The North Tahoe Regional Park has a variety of trails available for hiking and biking, from gently sloped to nearly flat, and steep uphill and downhill trails. The trails are all listed on the North Tahoe Regional Park map. Standard trail courtesy applies, bikes should yield to hikers. Please don't forget to pick up after your pet if they join you.
While there are some challenging ascents and descents, the majority of the trail system is a good introduction to mountain biking for those that have never tried it and also a quick, fun ride through a beautiful trail system for experienced bikers. The Pam Emmerich Memorial Pinedrop Bike Path also connects to the North Tahoe Regional Park.
Enjoy spectacular views and some of the most majestic Incense Cedar trees found on the North Shore as you walk or glide along snow-covered forest trails. Seasonal grooming and concession details are available on our social media pages. Visit our Winter page for more information! Please don’t forget to pick up after your pets if they join you.
70 tree platforms are connected by a variety of bridges and/or ziplines. Every participant wears a climbing harness and is connected to a safety cable at all times. A unique way to experience the Tahoe forest, the Adventure Park offers courses for all levels, from beginner to advanced. The course is open rain, snow or shine!
The course if typically open daily through Thanksgiving weekend. The remainder of the winter, 3-4 sessions are held each day on the weekends. The only exception is the week between the Christmas and New Year's holidays during which time the course is open daily. Please call Tahoe Treetop Adventures for more information and current status. Learn more.
Enjoy an 18 station fitness par course set in a forest of soaring pine, fir and cedar trees.
While some elements are still in place, the fitness course has been damaged by the weather and some parts removed with the installation of the TreeTop Adventure Course. The District is currently reviewing options for adult fitness equipment.
There are 3 tennis courts and 2 pickleball courts available for rent or use on a first come-first served basis. Lights are available starting at 7 p.m.
Located in the upper area of the park, the 18 hole Disc Golf Course was constructed in the summers of 2006 and 2007 thanks to many volunteers who spearheaded commitments of labor and monetary donations to make the project a reality. At least two tournaments are held each year utilizing the course. Download map of the course. The Disc Golf Course is free to the public however there is a fee to hold a tournament. Please email email@example.com to reserve the course for an event or tournament.
The Ramada is a covered picnic area that seats up to 100 people. It is adjacent to the children's playground making it a great venue for family gatherings. The Ramada is used for family reunions, rehearsal dinners and other large group gatherings. Amenities include a BBQ area with 12 picnic tables (3 feet by 8 feet), running water and electricity.
Those looking for a location for smaller parties should consider picnic table reservations at Tahoe Vista Recreation Area or the Playground within the North Tahoe Regional Park.
The District maintains 3 softball/baseball fields and 1 mulit-use field. Fields are available for rent online at our Facility Reservation Website
This all-season synthetic turf field is available for rent on a first come, first served basis for pickup games. The field is lined for full field play and for lacrosse. The field is available for rent online at our Facility Reservation Website.
The Scout area is available for rent to Boy and Girl Scout troops or other Youth Groups from Oct. 1 to March 31st. It features rustic camping areas and a log structure is available for group gatherings or use by Scout Leaders. District resident Eric Rienstra organized a cleanup project for the Scout Area as part of his Eagle Scout project in Spring 2004. In 2017, the Llewelyn Scout Camp was once again the beneficiary of an Eagle Scout project with local resident Calvin Burau taking on the task of updating the cabin with a wood burning stove. Read more about it here.
For more information and pricing for renting the Thomas Llewellyn Scout Area, please visit our Facility Reservation Website.