5 Great Places to Take Your Dog in the Winter

Lake Tahoe in the Winter

1. Tahoe Cross Country Center

Tahoe Cross Country welcomes dogs to join their owners while they cross country ski. There are more than 8 kilometers of trails that can help tire your pup out. As long as our dog remains under your voice they are permitted to run free. They will be sure to meet other dogs on the trails and have a blast!  

2. Alibi Ale Works

Alibi Ale Works is a local craft brewery that is enjoyed by owners and dogs alike. Alibi has a wide range of rotating beers that are brewed with Lake Tahoe Water. There are a few different rooms that you can settle in your brew and your best friend. Dogs are required to be on a leash and well trained. 

3. Tahoe City Winter Sports Park

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park is a great area for families to enjoy winter sports without having to trek to the resorts. The park includes a full-service lodge, you can access the sledding hill, 4 km of cross country trails, a snow shoe loop, and brand new ice rink. This option is great for kids and well behaved dogs on leash are welcome on the snowshoe trail and rink side. 

4. Waterman’s Landing

This popular dog friendly beach is a hit during summer and even in the winter. Whether your dog likes to take a quick dip in the water or roll around in the snow on the beach, Waterman’s Landing is guaranteed to make a wag in your dog’s tail. 

5. Page Meadows

Plenty of happy feet have made these trails easy to access, even after the big snow.  Drive down Highway 89 from Tahoe City and turn right on Pine Street. Veer right Tahoe Park Heights Drive and continue up the steep hill (make sure your tires are ready for the climb!) Turn right on Big Pine Drive and make your first left on Silvertip Drive. The unmarked trail begins at the end of Silvertip. Park here and follow the footpaths and you’ll be led to the beautiful meadows.