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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 MUSEUM IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE WINTER.

The Tallac Historic Site is seasonally operated from May to October. While parking lots and buildings are closed during the winter months, visitors may still access the grounds for recreational activities. The site is popular destination for gentle cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.


Remember to pack out all trash during winter recreation, as garbage service will not resume until 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 our national cultural resources

All charitable gifts directly benefit on-going preservation work at the Tallac Historic Site.

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