Lake Tahoe environment is very fragile and delicate. What that means to you is we need to make sure we follow some very basic rules for hiking, biking, camping and kayaking, so this beautiful part of the country is here to enjoy for many MANY years to come.
OK, keep in mind, every step an individual takes on a dirt trail eventually finds its way to the water. Each step is responsible for lessening lake clarity. Having said that there are a few basic rules we can learn and live by to help us enjoy the beauty of Lake Tahoe and lessen our impact on the surrounding environment.