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Truckee-Tahoe Travel Alert

May 26-28, 2023

Kick off summer with the Made in Tahoe Festival this weekend and shopping Truckee's outdoor outdoor sidewalk sales. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms this weekend. Keep an eye on the weather and plan outdoor activities accordingly. Trails are melting fast for hiking and biking, and Truckee's scenic paved paths are in great condition for a walk, run, or ride!

FREE admission to Donner Memorial State Park for Veterans, Active and Reserve Military Members on Memorial Day, Monday May 29th.

Early Summer Lodging Offer - FREE $100 Gift Card

Book two or more nights of lodging in Truckee between May 1st and June 23, 2023 and get a free $100 Sustainable Truckee Gift Card to shop, dine, and play local! Terms and conditions apply. Excludes Memorial Day weekend nights. GET OFFER - FREE $100 GIFT CARD

Truckee Weather, Roads & Webcams

View Truckee's real time weather, National Weather Service alerts, live traffic cams, get highway information, check air quality, and more on our Weather, Roads, Cams page.

Trout Creek Trail Partial Closure May 30th - June 30th

TDPUD is entering year two of construction on a water pipeline to serve Tahoe Donner, which requires a partial closure of the Trout Creek Trail from May 30th - June 30th. The scenic paved path will reopen for summer on July 4th weekend. The trail will also have a fall closure after Labor Day from Sept. 5th through mid-October. Learn More

Trout Creek Trail summer closure map for 2023.

Get Around Truckee on the Free, On-Demand Shuttle!

Get from Truckee lodging to anywhere within Truckee town limits using TART Connect, a free on-demand shuttle available from 6:30am-10pm, seven days a week, April 3 - June 30, 2023. Download the TART Connect APP on Android or Apple, then order a ride and get picked up in minutes. Truckee Transportation & Maps

Woman getting out of TART Connect in Truckee.
Ride TART Connect, a free, on-demand shuttle in Truckee.

State Park & Forest Service Campground Opening Dates

Trails, roads, and campgrounds throughout Truckee-Tahoe may have delayed spring openings after experiencing historic winter impacts such as high snowpack, downed trees, and water runoff erosion.

Summer Road Construction

26+ Miles of Scenic Paved Paths in Truckee

Truckee has over 26 miles of scenic paved paths, including 20 miles that are plowed in winter and stay snow-free throughout the year. Unplowed trails are typically quick to melt out in the spring. These trails are an early summer ride, run, pushing a stroller, walking the dog, and simply taking a leisurely stroll.

Indoor Activities in Truckee

From swimming to rock climbing to vintage records, there are plenty of fun things to do indoors when you want a break from outdoor adventures.

Trash & Recycling in Bear Country

Learn how to properly recycle and dispose of trash in bear county from Keep Truckee Green. When visiting Truckee-Tahoe, always dispose of trash in a secured, bear-proof garbage receptacle. If a bin is full, pack out your trash - take it home or find the closest empty bin. Remember, proper food storage protects bears and keeps us all safe!

Learn How to Recreate Responsibly & Leave No Trace

Six easy ways to take care of the Truckee-Tahoe community and protect the places we play. Learn more.

Get Ready for Your Trip With Truckee-Tahoe Visitor Guides

Depending on what time of year you visit Truckee-Tahoe, the guides below will help you prepare and understand what to "know before you go."

Truckee-Tahoe Spring Skiing & Backcountry Information

Palisades Tahoe is open until July 4th! Still plenty of time (and plenty of snow!) for spring skiing. Read our Guide to Truckee-Tahoe Spring Skiing to see what's to love about this time of year on the slopes. For backcountry information, the Sierra Avalanche Center publishes an avalanche forecast, recent observations, and educational resources to help backcountry skiers and riders stay informed.

Nevada County Covid-19 Information

Masks are strongly recommended in indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status. View Nevada County Covid-19 Information.

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