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Olympic Valley

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Squaw Valley California was named 'Olympic Valley' for the VIII Winter Olympic Games, held in 1960. These were the first Olympic Games held in the Western United States and the first to be televised. The Olympic Village Inn was built to house these athletes. This mega resort is situated next door to premium snow skiing, plus Lake Tahoe - where outdoor recreation abounds. Remember to use this lake region responsibly & please help Keep Tahoe Blue
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elevation: 3590' population: 500 zip code: 93646

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terrain:
High alpine mountains with plenty of pine trees & ski slopes


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location:
Placer County
W of Lake Tahoe
off Hwy. 89

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recreation:

  • backpacking
  • Biking & Rentals
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking & Rentals
  • snow skiing
  • snow boarding
  • snow shoeing
  • snowmobiling
  • Horse Pack Trips
  • Mountain Biking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Donner Memorial State Park
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • Tahoe SRA
  • Sugarpine Point State Park
  • D.L. Bliss State Park
  • Desolation Wilderness
  • olympic valley campgrounds

    Donner Memorial State Park
    Tahoe SRA Campground
    William Kent Park Camping
    Kaspian Campground Tahoe
    D.L. Bliss State Park Campground
    Goose Meadows Campground
    Silver Creek Camping Truckee

    tent camping

    description:
    Otherwise known as Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley is one of California's best ski resorts. Plenty of outdoor activities. A definative recreation capital with tons for the Sierra tourists.

    nearby towns:
    Tahoe City
    Tahoe Vista
    Homewood
    local links:

    Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce
    10065 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
    530-587-2757
    http://www.truckee.com

    Lake Tahoe Sleigh Ride
    Tahoe Helicopter Rides
    Tahoe Snow Tours
    Hotels Squaw

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