Use the Trail: Tahoe City to Boca

Commons Beach in Tahoe City is the startup
point of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway

The bike trail near Tahoe City gets heavy
use in the summer by various types of users.

North of Squaw Valley, the route is a bike lane
on Highway 89

Trail Description

The trail from Tahoe City to Truckee has been developed over the years by the North Tahoe Public Utilities District, Placer County, and the Town of Truckee. It is a paved, separated path, with heavy use in the summer, from Tahoe City to Squaw Valley; bike lanes on highway 89 from there to Truckee. The gradient is very gradual- nearly flat.


At Tahoe City, other paved bike paths follow the shore of Lake Tahoe both south and east. In addition, connection can be made here to the Tahoe Rim Trail, which follows the ridgeline all the way around the Lake- 172 miles.

In Truckee, there is a network of paved and unpaved trails provided by the Town of Truckee, and also a popular road ride over Donner Summit on Old Highway 40 to Cisco Grove.


There are abundant lodging and food services in Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, and Truckee, as well as bike shops.


Map Downloads

Tahoe City to Boca Overview
Tahoe to Squaw
Squaw to Regional Park
Regional Park to Glenshire
Glenshire to Boca