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
olympic valley, California
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
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
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
- nearby towns:
- Tahoe City
- Tahoe Vista
- Tahoe City
Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce
10065 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
Mountain Mike's Ski & Bike
SnoVentures Activity Zone
Hotels @ Squaw Valley
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
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