Sit back in a comfortable sled while an experienced musher guides a team of strong and friendly huskies through pristine forests and meadows of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Dog sledding Lake Tahoe is a truly unique winter experience for the entire family.
For a scenic adventure unlike any other you’ll experience at Kirkwood, Running Creek Dog Sled Rides offers the perfect pairing to a day of fun on the slopes with several dog sledding adventures to choose from. Running Creek Dog Sled Rides offers two rides to choose from. The Meadow Loop Ride is a scenic, 30-minute tour of Kirkwood’s meadows. For those seeking a bit more excitement, try their Adventure Ride which gives riders the opportunity to get on the back of the sled with the guide.
Dog sled through the high Sierra winter wonderland with Sierra Adventures. They have a complimentary shuttle that will pick you up from most local hotels and after a scenic drive, they drop you off at the staging area for pictures and petting the dogs.
Located just an hour north of Reno Tahoe is Lake Davis, home to Sierra Husky Tours. Their immersive tour includes a meet and greet with the dogs, equipment overview and a 5-mile tour through the woods and along the lake. The tour usually lasts about an hour and guests are encouraged to stay after to play with the dogs and ask questions.
As with all winter activities in Reno Tahoe, make sure to dress for the chilly weather since the temperatures around the lake can be much lower than those in downtown Reno. Layers are always recommended, and hats, gloves, sunglasses and a warm jacket are essential to staying comfortable during your outdoor adventures.