Bearing the proud distinction of one of America's largest ski facilities, Squaw Valley Ski Resort, having hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, has wasted no time resting on its laurels. Instead the resort, having recently merged tourist options with Alpine Meadows, now boasts 6,000 acres of explorable land, 43 active chairlifts, and over 270 trails. An aerial tram elevates guests 8,200 feet above sea level, and welcomes them to countless amenities, including various dining, shopping, recreation, and relaxation options.
The Olympic Ice Pavilion plays host to hockey and ice skating in a picturesque setting with panoramic views of the Squaw Valley Meadow.Wilderness Adventures procures one-hour dog sledding tours, with an experienced guide, leading a team of eight to ten Alaskan Huskies.The Olympic Exhibit is a time-travel experience that steeps visitors in the 1960 Winter Olympics with multimedia presentations and a vast array of memorabilia.
Lift Tickets, Season Passes, Equipment Rentals, and Lesson Programs are available here.
Best time to visit
Winter and summer each offer plenty of activities, be they on powder or dirt, two wheels or four.
Near by POI
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