Lake Valley State Recreation Area

UPDATE (March 31, 2020): This park is temporarily closed to vehicular access. The park remains open for locals who wish to walk, hike and bike (in parks with bike trails) in the park, provided they practice social/physical distancing of 6 feet or more. This is not the time for a road trip to a destination park or beach.

In an effort to prevent visitation surges and help stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), State Parks has implemented the following safety measures to date:
  • Closed some parks, meaning all trails and restrooms within these parks are closed.
  • Closed vehicular access at remaining parks, including for off-highway vehicle riding.
  • Closed all campgrounds, museums and visitor centers.
  • Cancelled all events.

A list of closures is available online at parks.ca.gov/FlattenTheCurve. The list is dynamic and updated on a regular basis.

Phone Number

(530) 525-7232

Park Hours

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

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)