High alpine mountains with plenty of pine trees & ski slopes
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W of Lake Tahoe
off Hwy. 89
parks, forests, rivers & lakes:
olympic valley campgrounds
Otherwise known as Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley is one of California's best ski resorts. It was the location of the Winter Games for the Olympics in 1960. Numerous snow ski resorts open all year long. Plenty of outdoor activities surround Lake Tahoe, a definative recreation capital with tons for the Sierra tourists.
There is another Squaw Valley in California, located on the western Sierra foothills near Fresno, CA