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Kirkwood Mountain Resort

60 locals recommend

Tips from locals

Ryan
Ryan
November 10, 2019
My favorite ski resort in the area. Famous for its deep snowpack and steep terrain, Kirkwood is many a local's favorite in-bounds playground. Give yourself plenty of time to get there on a powder day as the highway can be treacherous and slow-going.
Marcia
Marcia
October 18, 2019
It’s the best mountain around for experts and advanced skiers or snowboarders
Jamie
Jamie
September 3, 2019
Snow skiing 42 mins from the ranch
Shiree And Joseph
Shiree And Joseph
August 26, 2019
One of our favorite resorts close-ish to South Lake. Approximately 30 miles away, and has some of the best vertical and powder conditions around. Make the trek! You won’t be sorry.
Colleen
Colleen
July 21, 2019
Located 41 miles East on Hwy 88. Summer activities like mountain biking and hiking and one or two restaurants might be open. Winter activities: world class downhill skiing and cross country skiing in the meadow.

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Restaurant
“Pretty decent Thai food. It's gone a little down hill in recent years but still pretty tasty and they have a great lunch special if you can make it. I like the pumpkin curry and wild orchid. ”
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“The Chart House was started by 2 Surfers as a way to allow them to enjoy their passions. Surfing in the Summer and Skiing in the winter. Perched atop a hill near Kingsbury Grade and overlooking exquisite Lake Tahoe. It is known for its seafood. Try there original Hot Lava Chocolate Cake. ”
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Location
1501 Kirkwood Meadows Drive
Kirkwood, California 95646
Phone+1 209-258-6000
Drinks
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