Kirkwood Mountain Resort

1501 Kirkwood Meadows Drive
Kirkwood, CA 95646
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(209) 258-6000

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Kirkwood boasts pristine alpine beauty, action-packed expeditions & events, and a huge variety of terrain. With open bowls, steep grooming, a high base elevation (7,800 ft) and the deepest annual snowfall in the , it is truly a unique big-mountain California ski experience. Beyond the big-mountain experience, Kirkwood’s Timber Creek area is perfect for beginners and intermediates with perfect mellow slopes, two dedicated beginner lifts, as well as, two magic carpet surface lifts.

Located just 177 miles from the Bay Area along scenic Highway 88, Kirkwood is becoming one of the nation's top year-round, family destination lifestyle resorts, with winter fun including skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, sled dog tours, and backcountry expeditions.

Two Nights is Never Enough
At Kirkwood, two nights is never enough. Now through the end of the season, when you book two nights of lodging, your third is free! Rooms starting at $130 per person, per night - some restrictions apply.

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Midweek Lodging Deals
Want the slopes to yourself? The best way to make that happen is by booking your stay midweek at Kirkwood! Deals available all season long with limited blackout periods.

Experience a true high alpine ski resort vacation by staying slopeside in the quaint Kirkwood Mountain Village. Surrounded by 35 miles of designated wilderness in all directions, Kirkwood represents a true get-away from the chain hotels, fast food signs and traffic jams that turn mountain stays into city experiences. Imagine grabbing a leisurely breakfast while still getting first dibs on Tahoe’s lightest and driest powder. Not a skier, the Kirkwood Village offers Tahoe’s most impressive snowshoe and cross country center, a giant snow tubing hill, nighttime snowcat tours to the top of the mountain, grooming tours after dark, dog sledding experiences and a unique selection of dining options that range from the historic Kirkwood Inn to Bub’s Pub to fine dining at the Wall Bar and Grill. New this year, Kirkwood is also offering winter zip line canopy tours and snowmobiling on our extensive private lands. All this, without ever getting back in your car. With just a 45 minute drive to the casinos in South Lake, you get the best of all that Tahoe has to offer. Come for the skiing, stay for the experience.


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Current Conditions

Updated as of April 17, 2015 at 12:00am
Summit total 30"
Base total 12"
New snow last 24 hours 0"
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Resort statistics

Summit elevation 9,802'
Base elevation 7,800'
Number of lifts 14
Number of runs 65
Skiable acres 2,300

Terrain difficulty

Beginner 12%
Intermediate 20%
Advanced / Expert 38% / 30%
Number of terrain parks 4
Pipes No

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