With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the perfect place to spend the weekend on the slopes. Squaw Valley is known as the spring skiing capital as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. For those who are done skiing and would like to spread out and relax, the resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and nearly 60 bars, restaurants and boutiques. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones and a custom app to make the most of every visit.

  • Hours Hours vary, check their website
  • Address 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
  • Phone 800-403-0206 or 530-452-4331
  • Website Squaw Valley USA
  • Best Feature Take customized lessons from some of North America's best instructors and coaches
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A 2 hour drive from Sacramento. Always check road conditions before visiting Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows.

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