#1 Valhalla Road
Highway 89 (Emerald Bay Road)
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
The Tallac Historic Site is located 2 miles past the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 89, just past Camp Richardson, on the lake side of Highway 89. Please turn right on the street with the sign “Valhalla.” If parking lot is full, feel free to park along Hwy 89 outside entrance.
Due to the limited parking spaces at Valhalla, we encourage carpooling, bike riding and good old fashioned walking. Parking is allowed in designated spaces only.
From Reno/Lake Tahoe International Airport:
Take 395 South out of Reno and through Carson City, approximately 40 minutes. Just past Carson City, take U.S. Highway 50 West (on the right-hand side of the road) over Spooner Summit to South Lake Tahoe. Cross over the Nevada / California border at the Stateline Casino area and continue West on Hwy 50 through South Lake Tahoe. Turn right (North) at the “Y” on State Hwy 89 and continue approximately 2 miles to the Tallac Historic Site.
From San Francisco or Sacramento:
Take I-80 East to Sacramento. Get on US 50 East to Placerville and South Lake Tahoe. Do not follow signs to Reno. Follow US 50 into South Lake Tahoe. At the “Y” intersection, go straight on State Hwy 89 and continue approximately 2 miles to the Tallac Historic Site.
From Los Angeles Area:
Take the I-5 to Sacramento. Take US Hwy 50 East to Placerville and South Lake Tahoe.
South Lake Tahoe Airport
Reno Tahoe International Airport