South Lake Tahoe Tubing Frequently Asked Questions

What is included with the entrance fee?

The entrance fee covers:

  • Resort Entrance Fee
  • Parking
  • Use of snow play areas

Are your tubing runs machine groomed?

Yes, our Sno-Cat® operators professionally groom several runs daily, snowpack permitting.

Can I bring my own equipment?

You can not bring your own tubing equipment. There is a designated tubing area with tubes provided. For safety reasons, snowboards, skis, sleds and snow bikes are not allowed.

What equipment do you rent?


When does your season start?

Our opening date is typically mid-November. This date is subject to change depending on the weather. For more Season and Hours of Operation details, click here.

Do you take reservations?

We operate on a first come basis and do not take reservations. On full capacity days, we reopen every hour on the hour to let in more cars.

How do we get to the top of the tubing runs?

We have designated hike up lanes for you to walk up to the top of the tubing runs.

What should I wear for tubing?

We recommend snow bibs/pants, snow jacket, waterproof gloves, snow boots, and a helmet. We have these items for sale in the Adventure Mountain Sports Store.

Do you make snow?

Adventure Mountain is uniquely located along the Pacific crest at an elevation of 7,400 feet, and typically receives plenty of natural snow throughout the winter.

Can I bring my dog?

Service animals are permitted on property. All other animals are not allowed.

Can I bring my own food?

Adventure Mountain does not allow outside food and beverage on the property. There are several food & beverage options available including grab-and-go items.

Can I bring a barbecue grill?

We are not allowing BBQ grills at Adventure Mountain this season.

Do you allow snowboarding/skiing?

We do not allow snowboarding, skiing, or sledding.

Do you offer overnight lodging at Adventure Mountain?

While we do not have onsite overnight lodging, South Lake Tahoe is just ten minutes away and offers a wide variety of lodging options.

Can I fly my drone at Adventure Mountain?

For the safety and welfare of guests below, we do not permit drones.

Do you allow drop offs?

Drop offs from Uber, Lyft, taxis etc. must pay the entrance fee. No walk-ins or drop offs at the entrance. Parents dropping off minor children is not permitted.