Ward Creek State Park


Ward Creek State Park is located approximately 3 miles south of Tahoe City on the west shore of Lake Tahoe.  It is situated between the neighborhoods of Timberland and Pineland.  One can access the park from Hwy 89, The Rideout Community Center off Timberland or a trail head off Timberland Drive.  The north side of the park is bordered by Ward Creek and to the east is Hwy 89.  The park is roughly 180 acres and many trails can be accessed.

CA Dept of Parks and Rec

The main purpose of the park is the restoration and preservation of the wetlands and the forested area.

These are great trails that are relatively flat and you get a great feeling of privacy in the woods.