Along Hwy 89 towards Hope Valley, Christmas Valley in South Lake Tahoe offers a breathtaking setting of mountains and pine forests mixed with aspen groves. Nearby Truckee River is also a great place for fishing, walking and swimming. Many biking and hiking trails make this area perfect for the outdoor adventurer. Nearby Kirkwood and Sierra at Tahoe ski resorts also make this an area for avid skiers. These larger lots offer many cabins and chalets mixed with newer construction. There are a also few Forest service cabins.