Responsible Hirschdale Recreation Access

Truckee River Running Through Hirschdale

During the COVID-19 pandemic, recreation impacts along the Truckee River in Hirschdale reached all-time highs, including litter, camping, human waste, and trespassing on private property. At least one private property owner has decided enough is enough and has installed gates limiting access to the river via his land. Supervisor Bullock and County staff have gathered feedback from interested parties and formed a working group to find resolution.

Download the agenda packet that was distributed at the September 23, 2021 "Hirschdale Listening Session" held at the Tahoe Forest Church.

View a recording of the September 23rd "Hirschdale Listening Session."

March 2022 Update

The Hirschdale Recreational Planning Stakeholder Group Final Report has been issued along with anticipated timeframes for recommendations from the report.

April 2022 Update

Help ensure access to the Hirschdale area by using designated parking and access points to the Tahoe Pyramid Trail and Truckee River (effective 4/8/2022). 

When visiting the Hirschdale area, please remember to respect homeowners, private property, and leave no trace to protect this important community resource.

Review the below map for public parking and access points effective 4/8/2022.

Hirschdale April  2022 

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