The Nifty 50 Trolley service is available May through October between South Shore's Stateline Casinos to Tahoma and back. These vehicles are wheelchair accessible and have bicycle racks! The views are spectacular, and the ride is relaxing with many fun, educational and historic stops along the way. Why drive when you can see all the sights riding the open air trolley?
All day pass is only $5.00 for General Fare and $2.50 for Senior, Student or Disabled Fare.
Length of Byway or Route: Rt 50 is 5 miles one way and approximately 20 minutes. Rt 30 is one hour one-way.
This route follows around Lake Tahoe on Hwy 50 and then up the west shore via Hwy 89. Two trolley routes are used to complete this adventure: Rt 50--Takes you from Kingsbury Transit Station to the South Y transit station (intersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 89). From there transfer to the Rt 30 that takes you from the South Y to Tahoma. The roundtrip from South Y transit center to Tahoma and back to South Y is 2 hours. One day pass gets unlimited rides and transfers!
Some of the stops include:
Historic Camp Richardson--You could also walk to Valhalla Estate to get a feel of how the wealthy enjoyed the lake at the turn of the century.
- Taylor Creek Visitor Center
- Trailhead at Eagle Falls
- Vikingsholm Castle Trailhead
- Meeks Bay
- Tahoma Market famous deli sandwiches - yummmm!
Accessible- All trolleys are equipped with wheelchair lifts & securement area with space for up to two wheelchairs.
Save gas and carbon emissions by enjoying the trolley. A distraction free, relaxing way to enjoy the most scenic area in the Tahoe Basin.
All animals must be brought on board in an approved pet carrier, except properly documented service animals.