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WELCOME TO THE TALLAC HISTORIC SITE

POPE & BALDWIN ESTATES

Step-back in time and stroll through the summer homes and gardens of Lake Tahoe’s early vacationers. Built between 1894 and 1921, the Tallac Historic Site preserves a unique era of Tahoe history in time for today’s visitors. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987 and offers a variety of public recreation activities. Explore the interpretative trails, mosey along the beach, take a guided tour or attend a special event, the Tallac Historic Site is where cultural and environmental stewardship meet!

 

SITE INFORMATION

PHONE: 530-541-5227

ADDRESS: 1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

SOCIAL MEDIA

The Tallac Historic Site is now CLOSED for the 2023 season

The historic buildings are closed for winter. The trails and grounds are accessible year-round; however, parking, water, restroom and garbage facilities are unavailable November through May.

Tallac Historic Site Contacts

USDA Forest Service Supervisor’s Office

  • PHONE: 530-543-2600
  • ADDRESS: 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Hours of Operation: Mon. – Fri., 8am – 4:30pm

The Great Basin Institute

  • PHONE: 775-674-5475, Mt. Rose Main Office
  • ADDRESS: 16750 Mt. Rose Hwy, Reno, NV 89511

Contact Erin Gavlock, Visitor Services Administrator: egavlock@thegreatbasininstitute.org

Help us preserve HISTORIC PLACES

All charitable gifts directly benefit operations and restoration at the Tallac Historic Site.