Enjoy the Winter Wonderland at Tahoe City Winter Sports Park


Tahoe City’s brand-new ice skating rink opens for business this Friday, November 24. Sled hill, cross-country ski, and snowshoe trails will follow as soon as sufficient snowfall occurs.

Winter Park provides visitors with all-in-one skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, and ice rink amenities in one convenient location – complete with a full-service bar/restaurant/lodge and admission price all for one admission price – perfect for dog-friendly fun!

Sledding Hill

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park provides an ideal way to introduce young children to winter activities. It features a safe sledding hill that slopes away from highway traffic, making it suitable for families with young children. Furthermore, 4 km of cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, as well as an ice skating rink, are also offered at this park – all for just one admission price! In addition, Tahoe City Winter Sports Park features full-service bar and restaurant amenities for your convenience.

This winter sports park welcomes both dogs and their owners, so everyone in your family is welcome. All leashed dogs must remain leashed at all times; pick up after your pets by using trash cans provided on-site; please remember this rule.

Sledding in Lake Tahoe is an activity enjoyed by people of all ages. From local park hills to more thrilling runs on ski resort slopes, Tahoe offers something suitable for everyone’s sledding pleasure – from simple hills at parks to exciting runs at ski resorts like Tahoe Donner and Incline Village’s Snow Play Area, allowing sledding!

Tahoe City’s Winter Sports Park is an all-inclusive winter recreational facility. Offering instruction for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and ice skating at an affordable cost – as well as featuring a small sledding hill for younger kids as well as full-service lodge, restaurant/bar services – its mission is to promote winter recreational fun for everyone!

At Donner Pass Road near Tahoe Forest Hospital is a free sledding area perfect for children to have some winter fun in a safe environment. Although its slope may be relatively steep, its maintenance makes for an enjoyable sledding experience and ensures maximum safety during a snowfall event. Be sure to pack hot chocolate and wear clothing suitable for snow sports activities!

Cross Country Skiing

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park is one of the only places in North Lake Tahoe/Truckee that provides cross-country skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, and an ice skating rink all in one location for one admission price. Furthermore, their groomed ski trails offer plenty of terrain options suitable for skiers of all abilities – ideal for family fun days out!

Cross-country skiing is an increasingly popular activity in the region and an effective way to exercise, burn calories, and appreciate winter’s stunning scenery. Cross-country skiing works for most muscle groups – from legs to arms – with less impact than downhill skiing, making it perfect for relaxing while taking in beautiful sights with family or friends. Sledding hills offer fun for children of all ages, while snowshoe loops offer quick walks or workouts; finally, there is even an open ice skating rink open to the public where fun social gatherings take place!

Skiing lessons provide the ideal way for novice skiers and those new to the sport to start skiing. Our instructors are very experienced and will guide you through proper technique while encouraging individual expression – whether that means taking it slow or speeding things up! – and ensure a good experience overall.

The Tahoe City Public Utility District, Tahoe Cross-Country Club (TCCXC), and Duncan Golf Management (DGM) have joined forces to form the Winter Sports Park at Tahoe City Golf Course – it’s open and dog-friendly!

Tahoe Basin in Northern California offers some of the finest Nordic skiing available anywhere, offering groomed trails suitable for all abilities, lessons, rentals, and tours – offering novices and veterans alike an opportunity to experience this beautiful and healthy activity.

Ice Skating Rink

Gliding across the ice on an idyllic winter scene is one of North Lake Tahoe’s most unforgettable experiences, providing fun for people of all ages – be they family, friends, or that special someone! Ice skating can be enjoyed both during daylight and under twinkling lights – Winter Sports Park at Tahoe City provides an ideal venue for this exciting winter activity!

The Winter Sports Park is a genuinely unparalleled winter recreation facility. There is no other location in North Lake Tahoe/Truckee where visitors can cross-country ski, sled, snowshoe, and ice skate all for one admission price! The park features a safe sledding hill with four kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails. Additionally, an all-new ice skating rink with seating for 100 is now open, as well as full-service lodge, restaurant, and bar service to complete your experience here.

All Winter Sports Park activities are currently open with ample snow coverage, including the ice skating rink, which is scheduled to start operating on Friday, November 24, 2023. Reservations are highly recommended for Sled Hill, Cross Country Ski, and Snowshoe Trails, which may also require them. All reservations and Season Passes can be made online.

On their website, you’ll find a comprehensive listing of hours for their ice skating rink. If you don’t already own skates, they have limited quantities for rent at Sports Park; cross-country skis, sleds, and snowshoes may also be rented here for an additional fee.

The Sports Park is a collaboration among Tahoe City Public Utilities District, Tahoe XC, and Duncan Golf Management (DGM). Tahoe XC manages the winter snow park, while DGM operates the lodge, restaurant, and bar. Open from dawn until dusk daily during the winter season; ticket includes plastic saucer for kids on the sledding hill; those wishing to cross-country ski or snowshoe must bring their equipment; the sledding hill only operates when cross-country and snowshoe trails are open;


Snowshoeing is an accessible winter activity that offers both relaxation and challenge. Explore Tahoe-Donner State Parks along snow-covered trails or go off-trail to forge your paths – snowshoes provide an affordable way to experience nature while seeing wildlife and beautiful alpine forests!

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park is an all-in-one winter recreation facility offering safe sled hills, 4 km of cross-country ski trails, snowshoe loops, and an ice rink – all for one admission price! Relax with us as you experience all that the park has to offer, or watch from within our full-service bar/restaurant/lodge!

No matter your level, our experienced instructors can help you learn and advance on our expertly groomed trails. Additionally, a range of rental gear, including cross-country skis, snowboards, ice skates, and snowshoes, makes your visit even more enjoyable.

Sports Park provides an ideal setting for more casual snowshoeing activity with its two-kilometer groomed snowshoe trail that connects directly with its three-kilometer ski trail and runs alongside it. Perfect for beginners and intermediate snowshoers as well as those preferring a slower pace, rentals for snowshoes can be found at their day lodge and include boots and bindings.

Lake Tahoe provides plenty of opportunities for snowshoeing, including Pope, Kiva, and Baldwin Beaches; Camp Richardson (no pets permitted; trail pass required); Tallac Historic Site, Fallen Leaf Lake Campground, and Taylor Creek Sno-Park (permit required). Kirkwood Ski Resort also offers Waterhouse Freel and Red Lake Peaks that are suitable for more experienced backcountry adventurers.

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park offers endless winter family fun. Situated on Lake Tahoe’s western shore, this popular attraction is beloved by both visitors and locals. Boasting both a small sledding hill and ice skating rink as well as restaurants and bars for dining or drinks, children of all ages delight in sliding downhill on sleds or skating across its surface – perfect places for winter family entertainment!