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Squaw Valley Ski Area

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Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Phone Number: 530-583-7673
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Famous ski area with Olympic memories.

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$45*
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Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley

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Great Bike Ride From Tahoe City

We rode our bikes from TC up into the Squaw Village. What a beautiful ride. The town is charming and busy. Our meal at The Auld Dubliner was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Randal B
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Napa, California, United States
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spend couple hours at the village. It was quite cheap for the experience. It was a cool experience to go up the gondola and take in the view of the lake and the Sierra. I wish I had gone there early in the morning to enjoy more activities.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode our bikes from TC up into the Squaw Village. What a beautiful ride. The town is charming and busy. Our meal at The Auld Dubliner was very good.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We spent several hours at Squaw Valley on our recent trip to Lake Tahoe. If you book 24 hours in advance you save $10 each on tickets on the gondola ride which takes you to the top of the mountain. We hiked, found snow, enjoyed the amazing views, visited the Olympic museum and ate lunch at the restaurant. There is... More 

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Christy B, Manager at Squaw Valley Ski Area, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, KJSLP1, and for taking the time to share your experience with us! We hope to see you again very soon. More 

McKinney, Texas
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Took family to the the High Camp Pool/Hot tub. Although kind of pricey to go to the top and spend the day, we enjoyed the visit. We purchased the package for the family and took the tram to the top of the mountain. At the top there is the usual trail hiking - single track trails - along with a... More 

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Thank AntiqueHowse
Christy B, Manager at Squaw Valley Ski Area, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us this summer, AntiqueHowse! We're so glad that you could take advantage of all High Camp has to offer. Next, time you'll have to check out the lawn games we have - fun for the whole family :) Thank you for taking the time to write up your review! Christy More 

Roseville, California
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168 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Squaw Valley is one of our favorite ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe region. They consistently have good snow, and their grooming is top-notch. Back country bowls are excellent, as well, especially in good snow years. Terrain is excellent and geared toward intermediate, advanced, and expert skiers. Most people skiing here are serious about skiing and expect you to be,... More 

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Ontario, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Squaw Valley ski area is very nice, well maintained, upscale facilities. All the areas were well maintained, friendly, helpful people to serve us everywhere we went.

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Thank capdanmc
Christy B, Manager at Squaw Valley Ski Area, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us this spring and for taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Sacramento, California
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66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Stopped by for an afternoon. People still skiing on the higher slopes but closing May 30. Still shopping and restaurants are open. Crowds have thinned except for the die hard skier. Tried to get up to the mountain restaurant but it was only minimally operating and was 39/person just to take the tram to the restaurant. I had to pass... More 

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Christy B, Manager at Squaw Valley Ski Area, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us this spring, Ranishi! If you'd like to take the Tram to the top of the mountain, a great way to save is purchasing 24 hours in advance - you can save up to $10. Once you reach the top there are activities including swimming, hiking, lawn games, geocaching, disc golf and roller skating! We hope to... More 

Olympic Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Squaw and alpine are the best in the west. Of course the sierras have variable snow. When it's on there is better place to be. Terrain for experts is ridiculously awesome. Also plenty of beginner family friendly spots!

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The trails are still open and so it was a delight to see skiers and boarders still going down the slope. The village has all kinds of shops and restaurants to enjoy. They have a fireplace going to keep the chills out. The place is beautiful and I fully understand why it was chosen as an Olympic site. I'm sure... More 

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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Loved it. A lot of tracks for all levels, the huge gondola takes you to the area dedicated to the Olympics that is nice to visit. They have night ski until May! Which is always a good plus.

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