A Natural Wonder
North Lake Tahoe Visitor Guide|Winter 2019-2020
Fun facts and stats about Lake Tahoe

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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