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Wylder Hope Valley is filled with opportunities to explore the wonder of the Sierra Nevada. Choose from adventures you can have right here on our property, or others located nearby.

Seasonal Activities

Sauna

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WOODFIRE SAUNA

Whether you just finished a day of skiing at Heavenly or a hike around Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, our newly restored classic wood fire sauna is the best way to relax after any adventure. Don’t forget to take advantage of our cold shower for the full detox experience. You will be ready to go for your next adventure in no time!

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HIKING ON PROPERTY

Don’t want to drive to the trail head. Not a problem. With 127 acres to explore you can choose from several hikes right outside your cabin door.
The aspen groves, pine forests, and mountaintops of the Eastern Sierras provide breathtaking views you won’t find anywhere else.

Popo’s Trail, Newly renovated General Store Trail & The Indian Head Trail

HIKING NEARBY

Interested in venturing out towards Carson Pass or Lake Tahoe, we are a short drive away.

Mount Tallac (9.5 mi round trip) – South Lake Tahoe

Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake Trail (2 mi round trip) South Lake Tahoe

Big Meadow to Dardanelles Lake (8.4 mi round trip) Luther Pass

Winnemucca, Round Top & Fourth of July Lakes Carson Pass

Blue Lakes to Granite Lake (1.75mi one way – Great spot for fishing!) Hope Valley

Fishing the Wylder

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FISHING

Enjoy fishing season on the west fork of the Carson river. Throw a line right from your campsite. Fishing season is open from the last Saturday in April until mid November. Destress with catch and release or enjoy the fruits of your labor and utilize our campfire grills. Are you an avid or aspiring Angler? We have partnered with Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters to provide you with the best guides in the great Lake Tahoe area.

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WILDFLOWER WALKS

Feast your eyes on fields of flowers as Hope Valley bursts into spring and summer blooms.

  • Popular trails
  • Guided opportunities
cornhole

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LAWN GAMES

We offer a variety of lawn games to enjoy with friends and family.

  • Yardzee
  • Yard Farkle
  • Giant Towering Blocks/Jenga
  • Corn Hole

Please see our front desk to check out the lawn games. Our Corn Hole sets are stationed in the Aspen Groves and Old Wood Shed Area.

bonfire

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BONFIRE PITS

Bonfire Pits are communal spaces for all guests to enjoy.

aspen grove

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ASPEN GROVE

Aspen Grove is a communal space for our guests to enjoy picnic tables, lawn games, wide open space and Live music on designated days.

Swim spots

Go Out and Explore

SWIM SPOTS

Take a dip in a swim hole just steps from our backyard or spend the day at one of the many beaches or creeks just a short drive away. These swim spots are a great way to cool off and become one with nature in these breathtaking natural bodies of waters.
Close proximity:

  • West Fork Carson River, Crystal Springs Road, Blue Lakes, Red Lakes, Fallen Leaf, Angora, Burnside Lake, and Cables Lake

Drive:

  • Kiva Beach (dog friendly), Taylor Creek, Baldwin, Pope Beach, Nevada Beach
stand up paddle boarding

Go Out and Explore

STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING

Experience the beauty of our surrounding bodies of water from a new perspective. Stand up paddle boarding is a fun activity you can do on oceans, lakes, rivers, and bays. It’s a great full body core workout and a unique way to experience the beauty of the outdoors. Best of all, it’s perfect for people of all ages and skill levels. There’s even enough room to paddle with a dog, friend, child or significant other. Paddleboards are for rent $50 per day. They are located at the Front Desk and are on a first come first serve basis.

Two snowboarders in Hope Valley Hope Valley snow covered

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KIRKWOOD DOWNHILL SKIING

Kirkwood Mountain Resort is a year-round resort in Kirkwood, California south of Lake Tahoe and 15 minutes west of Wylder Hope Valley. Kirkwood focuses on skiing & snowboarding in the winter months and hiking & mountain-biking during the summer. Kirkwood is one of the region’s larger resorts, and is well known for having one of the highest average snowfalls.

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Snowshoe trail sign Family Snowshoeing with dog

ON-PROPERTY EXPERIENCES

SNOWSHOEING

Enjoy the tranquillity of snowshoeing our property when it’s blanketed with snow.

  • Popular trails
  • Snowshoes included with your stay
  • Guided opportunities