Located off Highway 89, between Truckee and Tahoe City, on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, Squaw Valley is just 42 miles from Reno, 96 miles from Sacramento and 196 miles from San Francisco via all weather Interstate 80.
Reno/Tahoe (RNO) Airport (48.9 mi from Squaw Valley)
Greyhound Bus Service available to Truckee, CA (11.7 mi from Squaw Valley)
Amtrak Service available to Truckee, CA (11.7 mi from Squaw Valley)
Local public transportation is FREE via Tahoe Area Regional Transit throughout North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Squaw Valley
Rental cars available at Reno/Tahoe Airport and in Truckee
GETTING AROUND THE LAKE
GETTING AROUND THE VILLAGE
Our Premier Lodging Partner
Nestled at the base of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Resort (and just minutes walk to the start line) Squaw Valley Lodge offers on-slope convenience and year-round activities, swimming, dining and shopping. Spacious condominium suites blend all the comforts of home with the finest of hotel amenities and services.
Squaw Valley Lodge has given us some amazing discounts for race weekend. Be sure to grab your spot by calling (855) 549-6742 or booking online at SquawValleyLodge.com. Single nights are available but rates get better the more nights you stay! Use the code BA20. Rooms are first-come-first-serve so don't sleep on it!
THE VILLAGE AT SQUAW VALLEY
Our partners at The Village at Squaw Valley are also offering some fantastic lodging opportunities during Broken Arrow. Located centrally in the village these accommodations give you quick access to our start and finish line, vendor village and sponsor restaurants.
Be sure to reserve before May 1, 2020 to receive your special Broken Arrow Skyrace 2020 discounted rate. Book directly online with links below or call (888) 767-1907.
PLUMPJACK SQUAW VALLEY INN
The PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn offers the comfort of an inn with the amenities of a full service boutique hotel at the base of Squaw Valley Ski Resort and Village. All rooms and suites include daily hot breakfast buffet served each morning. Other amenities include renowned bar and restaurant, fitness center, outdoor pool and hot tubs, bocce court, croquet lawn, complimentary parking and wireless internet and cruiser bikes.
Guests with the Broken Arrow Skyrace may call 800-323-7666 and ask to book a room in the “Broken Arrow Skyrace” block to receive 15% off our standard hotel rates. A deposit of one night is required upon booking and non refundable if cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival. PlumpJack has a two night minimum stay on weekends.
CAMPING IN TAHOE
Save that cash for a new pair of Salomons! Ample camping options are available in North Lake Tahoe. Many do require reservations and fill up quickly in summer months. Click here for all the info on Google.
WHERE TO STAY
WHAT TO DO
There's lots of fun stuff to do in North Lake Tahoe during your trip.
Grab your boots and access the stunning backcountry of the Tahoe region on foot!
Beginner and intermediate aerial trekking circuits to compliment the existing vertical climbing elements. Now available to kids 5+ and including 9 different bridges, 7 short zip lines, 5 vertical climbing events, and the giant swing. Try all three treetop ropes courses with different adventures in Tahoe City and Tahoe Vista.
Climb over 2,000 feet on the Aerial Tram with 360° views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra. Skiers, riders, and sightseers alike will love the panoramic 10 minute ride that climbs 2,000 vertical feet and soars above a snowy mountainscape of granite rock and the iconic Tram Face. And that's just the beginning. Once you reach your destination at High Camp, located at 8,200', breathe in the fresh mountain air and immerse yourself in the High Sierra. Explore the entire High Camp Experience with dining, roller skating, pool, hot tub, hiking, geocaching, lawn games and disc golf.
Check out Tahoe's newest outdoor adventure. Located on the iconic Tram Face at Squaw Valley Resort, the Tahoe Via Ferrata towers above The Village at Squaw Valley. A Via Ferrata, which means “Iron Road” in Italian, is a protected hiking and climbing experience that scales the iconic rock face. Using permanent steel anchors and cables, participants are safely attached to the rock throughout the experience. Each participant will be guided along the routes by professionally trained mountain guides.
Broken Arrow Skyracers and their families can can check out this must-try adventure, visit tahoevia.com to book today.
The Trilogy Spa in The Village at Squaw Valley® is a unique spa experience in the heart of the mountains. Private, award-winning treatments are available in this 4,000 square foot spa for individuals, couples and groups. Drop in to the Fireplace Lounge any time for a glass of premium wine or champagne with friends and select from an a la carte menu of mini-treatments for the ultimate apres-ski gathering or off-season event. Body treatments, massage, skincare, nails and more are available year-round.
Join us in our beautiful studio to enjoy expert instruction while taking in the expansive mountain views of Squaw Valley.
Shopping and Dining
The Village at Squaw Valley offers a variety of shopping and dining experiences, all within walking distance of the Broken Arrow Skyrace Expo! PlumpJack Cafe is widely regarded as Lake Tahoe’s premier dining destination, while Fireside Pizza has pizza that will delight all your senses and create memories that last a lifetime. Inspired by the coffee bars found on every street corner in Italy, Coffeebar was founded on the principles of providing the highest quality coffee and food in a café environment.
Stroll the village and be sure to check out Parallel Mountain Sports. With bike rentals in the summer, Parallel Mountain Sports has you covered for all your adventure needs year-round.
There are a variety of things to do for kids of all ages throughout the Truckee and North Shore region. For the little ones, check out Kid Zone play museum in Truckee for indoor and outdoor fun. Truckee Community Pool has indoor splash and swim spaces for all ages. In Tahoe City, check out what's showing at Tahoe Art Haus Cinema or head right next door to paint your own pottery, make candles and gnome gardens at All Fired Up. Cruise across the street for picnic and playground time on the shores of Lake Tahoe at Commons Beach. Take the whole family bowling on the east shore at Bowl Incline or stop along the way for mini golf at Magic Carpet Golf in Carnelian Bay or at Kings Beach Miniature Golf.
For a fun family day on the water check out Truckee River Raft Company. Start in Tahoe City for leisurely float down the Truckee River to River Ranch at Alpine Meadows Road.
Points of Interest
Emerald Bay, a National Natural Landmark, features include Eagle Falls and Vikingsholm, a 38-room mansion that is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the United States. The park contains the only island in Lake Tahoe. Emerald Bay is one of Lake Tahoe's most photographed and popular locations.
The Gatekeeper’s Museum is a reconstruction of the original Gatekeeper’s Cabin, and is home to the Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum as well as local historical items.
Get out on the lake!
The Tahoe Gal is an iconic 120 passenger paddle wheeler for those who are looking for a leisurely cruise. The Tahoe Gal departs daily from Tahoe City, cruising to Emerald Bay and along the North and West Shores of Lake Tahoe. Want to do the paddling yourself? Check out Tahoe City Kayak for kayak & SUP rentals, lessons and tours.