Carve thru the powder-filled meadows, around frozen lakes, and along lake view ridges to summits overlooking Lake Tahoe, surrounded by tall pines and aspen groves. The best backdrop for your snowmobiling adventure is spectacular unobstructed views of the lake and surrounding ski resorts from an elevation of 9000 feet. Scheduled stops allow you to take in the spectacular scenery from the crown of the High Sierra while also photographing Tahoe’s splendor.
With the crisp, cool wind in your face, crank the throttle, accelerate and experience Lake Tahoe’s winter wonderland in one of the most adventurous ways possible!
Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center
Zephyr Cove Resort & Marina
760 U.S. Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
The largest snowmobile tour center in the country, Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center treats riders to guided tours that wind through pine forests andaspen groves, explore pristine mountain meadows and cruise along the ridgeline at 9,000 feet for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley. Customers travel to the “Top Of Tahoe” during three 2-hour tours at 10am, noon and 2pm and on moonlight tours when conditions allow. Tours with lunch and exclusive tours are available, and double rider machines allow kids to join in the fun. Private tours are available anytime. Zephyr Cove offers free shuttle service from most South Shore lodging properties, clothing rental, free parking, and an espresso bar and lakeview restaurant at the lodge. Tours depart from historic Zephyr Cove Lodge on Hwy. 50, four miles north of the South Shore casinos. Call 775-589-4908 for information and reservations.
Lake Tahoe Adventures
3071 US-50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Lake Tahoe Adventures provides snowmobile tours ranging from an hour-long excursion into the valley for novice to intermediate riders to two-hour tours. Prices range from $99 for a single rider ($109 during the holidays) on their relatively short tour to $250 ($260 during the holidays) for a single intermediate and advanced rider on one of their two-hour tours.
Guests touring the scenic backcountry are treated to Tahoe’s most breathtaking views through spectacular Hope Valley. With no more than seven machines in a group, these intimate tours include a climb to 9,000 feet on 25 to 30 miles of groomed trails along the Carson River to Blue Lakes. Free shuttles are available from select locations. Lake Tahoe Adventures specializes in introducing families to snowmobiling while also catering to the experienced rider with the Ultimate Tour. These Ultimate Tours take riders through fresh powder off the trails. Located on Hwy. 50 across from the Ag station on the way to Sierra and Kirkwood. Call 530-577-2940 for details and reservations.
Parking, 55 US-50, Stateline, NV 89449
At last, self-guided snowmobile tours are now available to you. Choose from High Performance or Trail Sleds. Convenience is on your side with multiple-day rentals – without having to return each day. Lease purchase agreements and long-term monthly or seasonal rentals are also available.
Rentals include snowmobile and trailer. Towing vehicles are also available for rent. This provides you with the freedom to ride on your own at any of the designated snowmobile areas. Easy ride-on, ride-off trailers are included for multiple snowmobile rentals, along with safety tips, riding instruction and a map of the areas. For novice riders, enjoy the activity at one of their two tracks, 2500 Emerald Bay Rd. or Edgewood Golf Course –Stateline, 530-542-3294.
Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours
Brockway Summit, CA-267, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
This company offers tours for people of all skill levels that leave twice a day. The tours offered by Lake Tahoe Snowmobiling also take participants on machine-groomed trails for a smoother ride. Prices range from $160 for a single rider on the two-hour Group Summit Adventure tour to $340 for a private Half-Day four-hour tour with a 4 minimum.
Experience an exhilarating snowmobile adventure that will show you Lake Tahoe from the top of the world!!! Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours is the North Shore’s only snowmobile tour company with lake views. They are Lake Tahoe’s premier snowmobiling operation, offering family – friendly tours designed for all abilities. Private and group tours are available for riding on over 100 miles of the best groomed trails. You will enjoy your tour on the newest snowmobiles, including heated handgrips for warmth and comfort. Their experienced staff will provide an adventure that will create lasting memories. Call 530-546-4280 for information and reservations.
Lake Tahoe is one of the most beautiful and scenic natural areas in the United States. And one of the best ways to make the most of your time and experience here in the winter is to explore the surrounding Sierra Mountains’ beautiful snow-covered mountains and alpine forests!
There are several Lake Tahoe snowmobile rental charter services that will gladly guide you on an excursion of Lake Tahoe’s stunning wintertime terrain, making it fun for the whole family. Above are a few of our popular local snowmobiling tour providers.