Experience North Lake Tahoe from the water’s point of view. How you enjoy the waters of Lake Tahoe can take any number of forms. There is kayaking, paddleboarding, canoeing and any other type of boating that requires oars and human power. Looking for something with a motor? Jetskis and motor boats are available throughout North Lake Tahoe for rent. Feel like being pampered? Enjoy a lake cruise on a paddlewheeler, sailing across Lake Tahoe, or take a tour with dining and drinks while watching the sunset.
Inspection stations open on May 1. All motorized watercraft require inspection for aquatic invasive species (AIS) prior to launching into Lake Tahoe, Fallen Leaf Lake and Echo Lake.
Please clean, drain and dry all water-bound vessels before launching.
Lake Tahoe Water Trail
As the only paddling source for Lake Tahoe, visitors can find public launch/landing sites, planned paddle routes, shoreline businesses, cultural and natural attractions, navigation tools, and water safety and AIS prevention tips. Please clean, drain and dry all water-bound vessels before launching.