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.


August 9 – 11, 2019 –  Lodge closed for Special Event – Note:  Did you know that you can rent out Clair Tappaan Lodge? Clair Tappaan is the perfect setting for group activities. From schools and families, to weddings and corporate retreats, everyone can find a unique and memorable experience at our Lodge. Meeting facilities, catering services, and outdoor programs can all easily be arranged. Call 530-425-3632 or email for special group pricing and availability.

Save the Date:  September 20 – 22, 2019 – Clair Tappaan Lodge’s Fundraiser for their Environmental Education Program. Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club, will be joining us and speaking on Saturday, at 4:00 PM.  Join us for hikes, an art auction, music, great food, and good company.                                                                                                                                 


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.  Save the Date:  Our next Fundraiser will be on September 20-22, 2019.  More information will be available soon. 



June 23-29  Family Fun and Service at Clair Tappaan Lodge, Tahoe National Forest, CA    Register here.

June 25-30  National Outings Training Trip:  Day Hikes & History at Sierra Club’s Oldest Lodge, Tahoe Nation Forest   Register here

July 7-12   Sierra Sampler, Tahoe National Forest California     Register here.

July 14-19   Just for Grandparents and Grandkids, Tahoe National Forest, California    Register here.

July 28-August 3  Painting Along the Sierra Trails, Tahoe National Forest, California   Register here.

August 25-31   LGBT + Service at Clair Tappaan Lodge, Tahoe National Forest, California     Register here.

August 26-September 1   Service and Stewardship with the Truckee Donner Land Trust California   Register here.

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