Today we visited
Lake Tahoe. Diann and
Paul took us on a circumnavigation of the lake stopping at at all the great
photo op places and treated us to a picnic lunch on the of the lake, another
beautiful day with my family in the North
Shore Sierra Nevada’s.
Here are a few facts from Wikipedia;
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater
lake in the Sierra Nevada of the . At a surface elevation of United States 6,225 ft, it is located along the border between California
west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake
in North America. its depth is 1,645 ft, making it the second-deepest in the
United States (the deepest is Crater Lake in Oregon at 1,945 ft, 300 ft .
Additionally, Lake Tahoe is listed as the 27th largest lake by volume in the world at
lake was formed about 2 million years ago and is a part of the Lake Tahoe
Basin with the modern lake being shaped during the ice ages. It is known for the clarity of
its water and the panorama of surrounding mountains on all sides.
The area surrounding the lake is also referred to as Lake Tahoe, or simply Tahoe.Lake
Tahoe is a major tourist attraction in both Nevada and California. It is home
to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a
significant part of the area's economy and reputation.
Mountain and lake scenery are attractions throughout the year. The Nevada
side also includes large casinos. Highways provide year-round access from Reno,
Carson City, and Sacramento.
There are a few facts, here are a few photos.