Clair Tappaan Lodge hosts a variety of special events each year, from community dinners and slide shows, to outdoor gear demos and yoga retreats. Additionally, many official Sierra Club Outings use our facility as their home base for outdoor fun in the Truckee-Tahoe region. Below you will find a current list of events scheduled at Clair Tappaan Lodge. Like us on Facebook for updates and additional information about things happening at the Lodge.


December 21st – Jan. 1st (2019) Spend the Holidays with us at Clair Tappaan Lodge – The Holiday Season is upon us.  The Holiday Season at Clair Tappaan Lodge runs from December 21st  through New Year’s.  It’s always fun to be at Clair Tappaan Lodge during this time ……. enjoying family and friends, great food and building new friendships.  Enjoy the experience of being in Tahoe National Forest during the Holiday Season.  

New Year’s Eve is always a special time at Clair Tappaan Lodge.  If you are interested in helping plan the evening (which includes a guest-supported talent show), please contact the lodge at: 530-426-3632.  

Also, the conditions should be just right for some cross-country skiing and/or snowshoeing. Bring your own cross-country skis and/or snowshoes or rent a pair from us.                                                                                                                                                                          


Check out our latest issue of our Sierra Club Newsletter from Clair Tappaan Lodge Support Team …… Autumn 2018.   It has lots of great information about our past and upcoming Events and Happenings at Clair Tappaan Lodge.  

Click the link list of events and activities in the area at  Truckee/North Lake Tahoe Area and the Donner Summit Association’s website. 

Take a virtual trip to Donner Summit today by checking out the Sugar Bowl webcams.

Check out our Facebook page for updated Event listings! 

Did you know you can reserve Clair Tappaan Lodge for Exclusive Use?  Check out our Wedding Page or contact the Lodge for more details. 

If you missed our Fundraiser on July 6 -8, 2018, you can still make a donation to Clair Tappaan Lodge.  Please make your check out to Clair Tappaan Lodge, and please make sure you add that your donation is for our Environment Education Program.  Mail your check to:  Clair Tappaan Lodge, P. O. Box 36, Norden, CA 95724. Photos and videos of this event are on our Facebook page.  



June 23 – 30, 2018 – Family Fun and Service at Clair Tappaan Lodge 

July 15 – 20, 2018 – Just for Grandparents and Grandkids      

July 22 – 27, 2018 – Backpack and Base Camp for Grandparents and Grandkids        

July 22 – 28, 2018 – Mountain Medley

July 29 – August 4, 2018 – Painting Along the Sierra Trails

August 5 – 11, 2018 – Hiking and Music in Tahoe National Forest

August 19 – 25, 2018 – Introduction to Backpacking in the High Sierra

August 20 – 26, 2018 – Service and Stewardship with the Truckee Donner Land Trust

September 23 – 29, 2018 – Service and the Arts:  A Creative Week at Clair Tappaan Lodge