Take a deep breath. That cold, crisp air lets you know you're in for a challenge. The rush of adrenaline that follows is your second hint: You're about to embark on an adventure in Nevada's winter wonderland. With annual snowfall of up to 400 inches in the Sierra Nevada, as well as plenty of coverage throughout the state, Nevada offers winter playgrounds for skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and more.
The Ruby Mountains are flush with wildlife, mountain scenery, lakes, streams and valleys, and provide nearly endless opportunities for hiking and outdoor adventure.
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park offers a number of different areas for visitors to enjoy.
It can be difficult to stand out in a state so rich in amazing outdoor wonders, but Great Basin National Park does just that.
Nevada’s largest national park is filled with fabulous natural treasures, from spectacular alpine lakes to limestone caverns and even a small glacier, yet it has an unusually low number of annual visitors. Visitors to the park in spring or fall can conceivably hike for hours on backcountry trails without seeing another soul.
If you’re the type of skier or snowboarder who could spend the entire day cruising rails or hopping funboxes, Boreal Mountain Resort has your name written all over it.
Mt. Rose has the highest base elevation of any Tahoe resort, and it is located 25 minutes from Reno, making it the closest to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.