Lake Valley State Recreation Area

This park unit is partially open. Please take the time to read the information contained on this webpage to find out what is open and closed, and what COVID-19 guidelines are in place. - (June 1, 2021)

What is open now?
Very limited parking is now available to the public.

What is currently closed?

  • Campgrounds.
  • High public-use indoor facilities, including museums and visitor centers.
  • Special events and tours continue to be canceled until further notice.

Phone Number

(530) 525-7232

Park Hours

8:00am to 8:00pm May to Oct.

Dogs Allowed?

No
On the lands and facilities which are under the jurisdiction of the California Department of Parks and Recreation known as Lake Valley State Recreation Area and Lake Tahoe Golf Course, no person shall enter the property boundaries without prior permission from this Department and/or the golf course staff. This includes areas between golf holes, cart paths and the pedestrian bridges across the Upper Truckee River.

Driving Directions to Lake Valley SRA

The area is located 3/12 miles southeast of South Lake Tahoe on U.S. 50.

Online reservations are not available for this park.

No online brochures available for this park.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Food Service
Parking
Restrooms
Drinking Water Available

Ringed by the High Sierra Mountains, Lake Valley State Recreation Area features a championship 18-hole golf course. Since the elevation is over 6,000 feet, shots carry farther in the thin mountain air. In the winter, the recreation area has snowmobiling and cross country skiing.

Lake Tahoe Golf Course
2500 Emerald Bay Rd. (US 50)
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Par: 71
Holes: 18
Yards: 6707

Driving Range - Yes
Power Carts - Yes
Club Rental - Yes
Practice Greens - Yes
Pull Carts - Yes
Accommodations -No
Locker Rooms -No
Showers -No
Club House - Yes
Food / Beverage -Yes
Executive Course -No

Additional Facilities
Wedding and Banquet facilities.
Snowmobile Rentals from November to April.

Location/Directions
The area is located 3 1/2 miles southeast of South Lake Tahoe on U.S. 50.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing
Summer temperatures range from about 75 degrees during the day to the low 40's at night, and winter temperatures average from a high of 40 to a low of 20 degrees.

Additional Visitor Services

  • American Golf Corp (Lake Tahoe golf course & restaurant)