A short walk from the Stateline, NV casinos, Van Sickle Bi-State Park is one the most accessible parks in the Tahoe Basin. A short climb from the trailhead quickly transports visitors to the serenity of the forest. The park’s easy to moderate trails are studded with rock outcroppings that present grand views of the largest alpine lake in North America and the surrounding peaks. The Rim Trail Connector provides a tie-in to the famed Tahoe Rim Trail, designated by National Geographic Adventure magazine as one of the nation’s top ten trails. The park is open to hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians.
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Open to pedestrians year-round, sunrise to sunset. Open to vehicles May 1 – October 31, sunrise to sunset. Entrance is free.
For more information visit www.parks.nv.gov/parks/lake-tahoe-nevada-state-park-3#
When Van Sickle Bi-State Park closes for the season, although the gate, roads and facilities are closed grounds remain open to year-round pedestrian access.
The 725-acre park that is in both California and Nevada, provides day-use opportunities for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. For visitor safety, sledding is not allowed.
When accessing the park in the winter, guests must park legally, without blocking gates. Trash collection is also suspended until spring. The Conservancy reminds visitors to pack out all trash. The park’s gates, roads, parking lots, and restrooms close for the winter October 31. Drinking fountains are also turned off.
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park
30 Lake Parkway, South Lake Tahoe , CA 96150