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Outdoor Activities

It’s no secret that we love the outdoors in Reno Tahoe. With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, the opportunities to get outside are endless. Long, summer days mean hikes in the foothills or along the Tahoe Rim Trail, mountain biking in some of the most epic terrain, or chilling (literally) at Lake Tahoe, whether on the beach or on the water. Shorter days and colder temperatures are what really get us going. Did you know the Lake Tahoe region has the largest concentration of ski resorts in North America? No matter the season, there’s someplace to explore that will make you wonder why you booked that flight home. Discover Reno and Lake Tahoe outdoor activities below.

FAQ: Reno Outdoor Activities

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What Are the Best Reno Outdoor Activities in the Winter?

In the winter, many visitors and residents alike enjoy Reno’s great outdoors by skiing and snowboarding, sledding and snowshoeing. Did you know that Reno Tahoe has the largest concentration of ski resorts in the world? When the temperatures drop in Reno, we come out to play. Check out the area’s world class ski resorts, or our favorite sledding and snowshoeing spots. There is always something to do in Reno Tahoe.

What Are the Best Reno Outdoor Activities in the Summer?

There are plenty of Reno outdoor activities to explore, no matter what season it is. During the summer, there are tons of outdoor activities to enjoy, including swimming, hiking, mountain biking, cycling and stand-up paddleboarding, to name a few. Take a dip or float down the Truckee River in downtown Reno, or embark on a short drive to Lake Tahoe. Did you know that Lake Tahoe is less than an hour away from Reno by car? If you’re looking to explore the great outdoors on foot or mountain bike, there are plenty of hiking trails in the Reno Tahoe area for any experience level. After your adventurous day of outdoor fun, you can continue to enjoy the summer night breeze at several outdoor bars and restaurants in the Reno Riverwalk District.

What Are Some Family Friendly Reno Outdoor Activities?

Most outdoor activities in Reno are family friendly! Explore hikes for any skill level that your little ones will be sure to enjoy, or take your family for a relaxing day trip to one of the beaches at Lake Tahoe. Another great Reno outdoor activity is by hanging poolside. Check out Reno’s pools that are friendly for the whole family.

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