Winter Sports

Incredible skiing destinations are just a short drive from Galilee: 
Heavenly is just 15 minutes away in South Lake Tahoe, and also offers a great tubing hill.
Mt. Rose is 45 minutes away, near Reno.
Northstar is about 50 minutes away, near Truckee, CA.
Sierra-at-Tahoe is about 45 minutes away, south of the lake.

Ski, snowboard and snowshoe rentals are available at Powder House, across from Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe.

You can also explore the area by snowmobile!
Lake Tahoe Adventures Snowmobiling
PO Box 551150
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96155
530-577-2940

Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center
760 Highway 50,
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
775-589-4906

You can explore winter without all the adrenaline, too!
Spooner Lake is a wonderful spot for snowshoeing and cross country skiing, and is just 5 minutes away from Galilee.

If you want the view without actually going skiing, you can go for a ride in Heavenly’s gondolas, 15 minutes away in South Lake Tahoe. You can see Carson Valley, Desolation Wilderness, and all of Lake Tahoe from the scenic trip!

Grover Hot Springs State Park is worth the hour drive drive to Markleeville – what a wonderful prize to hike to hot springs in the middle of the snow! Hours vary, so make sure to call ahead: (530) 694-2249.

There’s great public ice skating at the Tahoe Arena in South Lake Tahoe.