Emerald bay lit in muted colors of winter
March 19, 2016
Lake Tahoe is located along the border of California and Nevada. About one-third of the basin is in Nevada and two-thirds is in California. Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the United States and the tenth deepest in the world, with a maximum depth measured at 501 m. It is about 35 km long and 19 km wide and has 116 km of shoreline and a surface area of 495 km2.
Lake Tahoe is admired for its great depth and clarity and beautiful alpine surroundings. It is a true jewel. Lake Tahoe attractions go beyond just the water. The area’s rich environment influences the majority of Lake Tahoe’s attractions: hiking, camping, skiing, snowboarding, sunbathing, paddleboarding and more.