Circumnavigate Lake Tahoe for Science

Join UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) for the 2nd annual Circumnavigate Lake Tahoe event. Whether by kayak, canoe, or paddleboard, we will all paddle Lake Tahoe in support of the Citizen Science Tahoe project. Using the app we will collect valuable water quality, algal growth, and microplastics data during this excursion. We will also be discussing the current research at Lake Tahoe. All participants are responsible for bringing their own watercraft, personal protective equipment (flotation device while on the water and a mask while on land), food, beverages, and planning their own transportation to/from the departure and arrival sites. Cleaned, drained & dried watercraft only. Visit Tahoe's Self-Inspections for training for canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and other hand-launched watercraft. Please download the Citizen Science Tahoe App from prior to joining if you would like to contribute some valuable data over the course of your paddle. For more information please contact Toni Myshyakova at [email protected] 2021 Itinerary (2022 Itinerary TBD): Each day, we will meet at 7:30 AM and depart by 8:00 AM at the following locations. Day 1 - Monday, June 21 Route: Sand Harbor State Park WP 138 to Carnelian Bay WP 104 Distance: 7 miles Sand Harbor's day-use entrance fee: $10.00 per vehicle (Non-NV Vehicles: $15.00 per vehicle) Day 2 - Tuesday, June 22 Route: Carnelian Bay WP 104 to William Kent Beach Access WP 80 Distance: 6.5 miles Day 3 - Wednesday, June 23 Route: William Kent Beach WP 80 to Chambers Beach WP 64 Distance: 6.5 miles Day 4 - Thursday, June 24 Route: Chambers Beach WP 64 to Bliss State Park WP 57 Distance: 6 miles Day 5 - Friday, June 25 Route: Bliss State Park WP 57 to Pope Beach WP 37 *possible detour into Emerald Bay Distance: 6 miles D.L. Bliss's day-use entrance fee: $10.00 per vehicle Day 6 - Saturday, June 26 Route: Pope Beach WP 37 to Cave Rock WP 1 *pending decision on Glenbrook access Distance: 8 miles Pope Beach's day-use entrance fee: $8.00 per vehicle ($4 for Seniors & access pass holders) Day 7 - Sunday, June 27 Route: Cave Rock WP 1 to Sand Harbor WP 138 Distance: 10 miles Cave Rock's day-use entrance fee: $10.00 per vehicle

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6:00 am - 12:00 pm
June 20 - 24th, 2022
Various Start Locations