News & Updates

Waterproof Map & Guide On Sale Now

Perfect for navigating Lake Tahoe, plan your next paddling, fishing or boating adventure with the Lake Tahoe Water Trail Map & Guide. Only $11.99! Available at a location listed below. Waterproof 24” x 37” folded map with detailed paddling and boating information for Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake. • GPS coordinates • Latitude/Longitude grids […]

2016 Lake Tahoe SUP Events

Join the Tahoe paddle community along the Water Trail at these SUP events.

2016 Tahoe Boat and Paddle Inspection News

Paddlers are not currently required to have boats and gear inspected unless you’ve been in infected waters. Please visit to learn how to self-inspect your gear and earn a free credentials packet and Tahoe Keepers stickers. However, inspections and decontaminations for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards or anything are free for paddlers who have recently […]

Donner Lake Mandatory Inspections

Watercraft inspections are mandatory for all motorized watercraft launching on Donner Lake. In 2014, the Town of Truckee passed an ordinance, Title 14, requiring inspections on all motorized and/or trailered watercraft. Inspections are required to prevent the introduction of aquatic invasive species into Donner Lake. Non-motorized watercraft may be subject to an inspection prior to […]

Learn About AIS Prevention June 14, 2016 at TERC

There are many ways for people to get involved to protect Tahoe from the harms of aquatic invasive species. To learn more, please attend an upcoming public event about the past, present, and future of aquatic invasive species control and prevention work at Lake Tahoe. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, from 5:30-7:30 […]

Madrona Vineyards Donation Supports Lake Tahoe Water Trail

Madroña Vineyards, one of the premiere wineries in the Sierra Foothills and El Dorado County, has turned its unique Lake Tahoe labeled wines into a fundraiser to protect Lake Tahoe. The Lake Tahoe Water Trail received a considerable donation of $1,500 in December 2015 for its commitment to help paddlers have a safe and fun […]

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation Grant Supports Water Trail Signage Project

September 1, 2015 – Sierra Business Council has been chosen as a recipient of a Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation (TTCF) grant from the 2015 Nature Grant Cycle in the amount of $7,500 to support the planning process for educational Lake Tahoe Water Trail Wayfinding Trailhead Signage to help paddlers have a safe and fun adventure, […]

Winter Paddling Tips

Warm weather lately has created perfect conditions for paddling on the Lake Tahoe Water Trail this winter. The temperatures have been in the low 50s during mid-day with plenty of sun, no wind and no crowds! Professional dissertation editing to make your papers shine! If you go paddling, please note you will find more limited launch […]

Spring is Here at Lake Tahoe

Winter never really got going this year so Spring is coming early to Lake Tahoe. You may find warmer days and lower water levels than usual for March and April. Unfortunately, you will also find many beach launch areas still behind locked gates because CA State Parks and the US Forest Service aren’t ready for the early […]

Fall Paddle Day Registration Open

We will host our annual Paddle Day on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and want you to join us! We’ll gather on the beach at Pope Beach in South Lake Tahoe at 8 a.m. and be on the water by 9 a.m. Different paddle groups will explore natural resources near the Upper Truckee River/Marsh or around Taylor […]