Need interesting information about Lake Tahoe history and facts before your first trip? Or maybe you’ve lived here for years and need to know the circumference of Lake Tahoe. If it’s your 5th Grade Geography or Lake Tahoe gold mining report, it’s good to know some of the history and fun facts of the Lake Tahoe area.
Learn about how Lake Tahoe was formed, from tectonic plates shifting, to several ice ages, and even a small amount of volcanic activity.
Curious about the original residents of North Lake Tahoe? Learn about the Washoe Tribe of California and Nevada.
For the most in-depth and experiential knowledge of the history and facts of the North Lake Tahoe region, we recommend visiting the historical sites and museums.
Take a step back in time with us around North Lake Tahoe, with historical landmarks that allow you to experience the region’s storied history.