Frequently Asked Questions
1) What are your office hours?
Answer: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
2) How do I register for Recreation Programs?
Answer: Please visit our Registration page for more information.
3) Is my family eligible to register for Parks and Recreation Programs if we do not live in the TCPUD District?
Answer: Yes, anyone may participate in Parks and Recreation activities. Nevertheless non-residents typically pay more for goods and services since they don't contribute to the District's property tax fund which are used to support parks and recreation services. Customers qualify as a Resident if they live and/or own property in the Tahoe City Public Utility District service area.
4) Do I need to make a reservation at Lake Forest campground?
Answer: NO. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis. If you're interested in other campground reservations, please see the table below.
Reservation Phone Numbers
California State Park: (800) 444-7275
US Forest Service: (800) 280-2267
National Park: (800) 365-2267
Tahoe Camping: (530) 544-5994
5) Are there any dog beaches?
Answer: No. However, dogs are allowed next to the boat ramp in Lake Forest/Pomin Park.
6) Does Lake Forest campground have bathrooms and showers?
Answer: The campground has portable restrooms but no shower facilities.
7) Does Lake Forest campground have hookups? How long can my vehicle be?
Answer: The campground does not have hookups or a dumping station. Your vehicle can be no longer than 25 ft.
8) Where can I pick up the Tahoe Rim trail in Tahoe City?
Answer: There are two locations. The Fairway Community Center is one, which is located at 330 Fairway Drive. The trail can be picked up right across the street from the community center.
64-Acres Park is another. The park is located 100 yards past the "Y" and fanny bridge on the right side of Highway 89.
9) Do you allow drop-in and or part time participants in Day Camp?
Answer: No, we do not accept drop-ins or part-time participants in Day Camp. and weekly reservations are only available.
10) Important phone numbers outside TCPUD - Who To Call?
|PUD - North Tahoe||(530) 546-1212|
|PUD - South Tahoe||(530) 544-6474|
|PUD - Truckee Donner (Electricity & Water)||(530) 587-3896|
|Incline Village Improvement District (IVGID)||(775) 832-1100|
|Liberty Utilities (Electricity)||(800) 782-2500|
|Placer County Animal Control||(530) 546-1990|
|Placer County Building Department||(530) 581-6200|
|Placer County Environmental Health||(530) 581-6248|
|Placer County Public Works||(530) 581-6263|
|Placer County Public Works - Road Maintenance||(530) 581-6220|
|Placer County Sheriff Department - Admin||(530) 581-6310|
|Placer County Sheriff Department - Dispatch||(530) 581-6300|
|Bear League - Ann Bryant||(530) 525-7297|
|Cal Trans - Tahoe City||(530) 583-3201|
|Coast Guard Station||(530) 583-4433|
|Southwest Gas||(877) 860-6020|
|Tahoe Area Regional Transportation (TART) - Bus Service||(530) 550-1212|
|Tahoe City Kayak (rental concession at Commons Beach)||(530) 581-4336|
|Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA)||(775) 588-4547|
|Tahoe Truckee Sanitation Agency (T-TSA) - Sewer Treatment Plant||(530) 587-3804|
|Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal (TTSD) - Garbage Pickup||(530) 583-0148|
|Truckee Sanitation District (TSD) - Sewer||(530) 587-3804|