Lake Tahoe holds more freshwater than the capacity of all the man-made reservoirs in the U.S. combined.
The maximum depth of Lake Tahoe is 1,645 feet with an average depth of 1,000 feet.
The lake is 72 miles around and almost 22 miles long.
Two-thirds of Lake Tahoe is in California, one-third is in Nevada.
The lake’s surface elevation is approximately 6,220 feet with the Tahoe Basin’s tallest mountain, Freel Peak, topping out at 10,891 elevation.
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A Natural Wonder
Fun facts and stats about Lake Tahoe
Weather-proof fun, relaxing to radical
Touring North Lake Tahoe's Downhill Resorts
The North Tahoe region offers an abundance of terrain choices, from huge, world-class resorts to small, family-run operations. There is a rich ski history here, and whatever your skill level or choice of adventure, you can find it in Noth Lake Tahoe. See the chart on page 22 to compare resort offerings and facts.
Worlds Of Adventure
Get out and explore all the region’s winter adventures, activities, and amusements, many of them ideal for families.
Experience Lake Tahoe
Get up close with Lake Tahoe—spectacular in all seasons!
Guide To Kid Friendly Activities
There are plenty of ways to enjoy snow magic
A Rich History Of Winter Sports
Humans have been exploring the Tahoe region during winter for hundreds of years.