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Squaw Valley Ski Area

1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
+1 530-583-7673
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Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“high camp” (45 reviews)
“ski resorts” (19 reviews)
1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
+1 530-583-7673
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Home of the 1960 Winter Olympics, it looks a lot like Heavenly but tucked away in its own corner not far from Tahoe.

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning scenery and very nice resort area. Visited for a "Bluestuesday free concert. Soooo glad we did!!!

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The village area at Squaw Valley is a good place to spend a morning or afternoon. The gondola ride is beautiful and expensive. You can rent bikes and ride around the valley or up the Truckee river. There are some nice restaurants, and a little...More

Thank Seabreeze48
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We do not ski ..but there is plenty to see and do. The site of the 1960 Olympic games. You can take a gondola up 8200 ft to ski, eat, see Olympic memorabilia and take in the incredible view! On a clear day you can...More

Thank 2us4girls2boys
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful landscape! Fun family location... something for everyone! Hiking, biking, golfing.... close to Tahoe!

Thank bsfox6754
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Squaw Valley was for a stop on our way to Sacramento and heard they were still open on Saturdays for skiing! Well, I had to make sure this was on our road trip list! I had the best time skiing there...More

Thank Wyldecamp
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were not skiing here (we know everybody recommends this ski resort though) but as the summer turns we came out here for a day out and it's sure NOT TO BE MISSED if your around Lake Tahoe. There's so many shops to wonder through...More

Thank Phoebe L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This was the third time we skied on July 4th, since 1995. Squaw is a great place to ski -- great runs, friendly staff ( Matt in rentals is an example - he was friendly, courteous and professional), and good places to stay and eat....More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It was Slush on June 17th but still loads of fun. It's about the only snow skiing you'll find this time of year in the Tahoe area. The pool and spa are great and family friendly (DJ playing hipster techno) They have lockers, bring your...More

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 9 June 2017

There are great ski mountains, there are great ski resorts. My family fell in love with Squaw Valley - the mountain, the people, the village. Everything was simply perfect.

1  Thank cburnssr
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Jodi J
22 February 2017|
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Response from Coastman3 | Reviewed this property |
Jodi, Given the snow this year, there will be lots of pow. Squaw gets skied out very quickly on the weekends, but it is a large resort and you can find pockets. Just ask the staff or experienced skiers and they'll help... More
Aun H
2 February 2017|
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Response from DudleyDeNador | Reviewed this property |
This season rivals the big snow years of various seasons past, like 1982 and 2010. I shot aerials of Squaw in late March in 2010 and the season continued until June. They have had more snow in January of this year (23') than... More