(Sources: www.tahoe.usgs.gov, www. tahoefund.org)
Ancestral Native Americans first inhabited the Lake Tahoe region over 10,000 years ago
Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the United States and the tenth deepest in the world.
It measures approximately 21 miles long and 12 miles wide
It has a water purity of 99.994% making it one of the purest large lakes in the world.
Lake Tahoe is a very ancient lake, over two hundred million years old, and considered one of the 20 oldest lakes in the world.
Approximately 3 million poeple visit the Lake Tahoe area each year.
Lake Tahoe Area Map