The Thunderbird is Lake Tahoe’s most scenic paddle. The start is at the beautiful Sand Harbor beach, a Nevada State Park. The sandy beach gives way to Tahoe’s most beautiful paddling area featuring clear water, large granite boulders, epic sierra views, and the historic Thunderbird Lodge.
$12 per car ($10, NV Vehicle Registration or NV Driver’s License)
Spectators can take the East Shore Express from Incline Village for $3/person. Runs every 20min from 10am.
Course Distances (all distances are approximate)
• 8+ mile out and back, heading south along the shore and then back
• 1/4 mile buoy course near shore
• Lap races based on age
Click here to view the Thunderbird Map & Legend in full screen