If you haven’t already checked out the Tahoe East Shore Trail, we highly recommend it. The Tahoe East Shore Trail (formerly the Incline to Sand Harbor Bike Path) is a spectacular three-mile paved path that provides a new opportunity for the community to experience the natural beauty of the eastern shore of Tahoe. The multi-use path provides easy access to the lake and unprecedented views. It significantly improves the safety of those traveling down the Highway 28 corridor too. The 10-foot wide path meets the American Disability Act standards to ensure it is accessible to everyone to ride, walk or stroll.
There is plenty of new parking available and is currently being offered for free. The new path begins at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Highway 28, expanding the current Lakeshore bike path for three more miles down to the Sand Harbor State Park. Along the way, it provides access to Hidden Beach, Memorial Point, and various other scenic vistas. It is a major component of the Tahoe Trail that will one day go all the way around the Lake. We can’t wait!
About the Project
Led by the Tahoe Transportation District, the project team identified more than $12 million dollars in public funding from various federal, state and Washoe County sources for construction. Through the generosity of our donors, the Tahoe Fund met the original goal of $750,000 to act as a match to access and leverage these public funds. The match triggered a cascade of public funding to fund the path and safety and stormwater improvements along the entire Rt 28 corridor from Incline Village to Spooner Summit. The Tahoe Fund also created a long-term maintenance fund for the project that currently holds more than $600,000.
Partners: Tahoe Transportation District, Nevada Division of State Parks, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Nevada Division of State Lands, US Forest Service, Incline Village General, Improvement District, Washoe County, Nevada Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
Funds Raised: $1,000,000+
Donate/Learn More on the Tahoe Fund website.