Tahoe Needs Love, But It Also Needs Water

The Truckee-Tahoe area of the Sierra Nevadas has had a wonderful year of abundant snow and that means “Water”.  Ski areas in the Truckee/Tahoe area have posted totals of from 365″ to 547″ of snow this year.  Skiers are thrilled!  Squaw and Alpine intend to stay open until Memorial Day.  Other resorts plan to stay open longer than they have in the last four years.  If you want more information on skiing conditions and closing dates please check out: www.skilaketahoe.com.

The other side of the Great Snow Year is “Water”.  The Tahoe basin has been blessed with an exceptional year of snowfall.  According to the California Department of Water Resources the water content in the Sierra Nevada is 97% of average – and we in the Truckee/Tahoe area are so thankful for that!!


The southern part of the state however was not so lucky.  The southern part of California is still in severe drought.  This is the wettest year since 2012 according to the CDWR.  The water is getting close to the Rim of Lake Tahoe.

It is expected that there will be rafting from Tahoe City to River Ranch at least for a short time this summer.

“Mr. Truckee” recently visited Boca Reservoir and noticed that the water is coming up near the Dam for the first time in several years.   The video was taken by “Mr. Truckee”.  Boca Reservoir is a great place for fishing and water skiing just 10 minutes from Downtown Truckee.

You can see the video here:



So, come to Truckee and Tahoe – enjoy all it has to offer.  We have water, forests and trails.  Bring your friends.

If you are interested in property in the Tahoe Basin – give me a call — 530-320-0855.  I can find you what you may be looking for.




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