Opt Outside in Reno Tahoe This Thanksgiving

Opt Outside in Reno Tahoe This Thanksgiving

Reno Tahoe is known for its beautiful outdoors. With 300 days of sunshine, endless trails to explore, the largest alpine lake in North America and world-class skiing, there’s no reason you should want to stay inside, no matter the season. This Thanksgiving, take your holiday spirit into the great outdoors before enjoying turkey and pie with loved ones. Experience one of these many fun activities this holiday!


Photo Credit: Resort of Squaw Creek Squaw Valley

Ice Skating

Opt outside this holiday by visiting one of the five outdoor ice skating rinks in the region during the winter season.

Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Greater Nevada Field

Heavenly Village

Olympic Ice Pavilion – Squaw Valley

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

The Resort at Squaw Creek

It is recommended you visit the website, or call your ice skating rink of choice prior to visiting, as weather conditions may affect opening times and dates.


Photo Credit: City of Sparks

Runs & Walks

Reno’s Wobble Before you Gobble 5K/10K – Join the event’s 2nd annual Wobble Before You Gobble in the City of Reno! Feel free to dress up in your most impressive turkey outfit as you run through the heart of Reno. The race will begin at the brand new City Plaza in downtown Reno at 9:00 a.m.

Scheels Turkey Trot – Kick off your Thanksgiving Day the healthy way at the Scheels Turkey Trot. This annual running and walking event has turned into a local tradition and is a great way to give back to the community with proceeds benefiting Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and the City of Sparks Youth Scholarship Fund. The event is held at the Sparks Marina at 8:30 a.m.


Photo Credit: Mt. Rose

Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts

 Some area ski resorts are opening just in time for you to celebrate Thanksgiving on the slopes. Here are five ski resort that will be open on or before the holiday.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

Northstar California

Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows

Boreal Mountain Resort


Opening times and dates are subject to change depending on weather/conditions.

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