Unforgettable Views: 6 Scenic Gems at Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Mountain Resort

Explore Heavenly Mountain Resort's top scenic spots at Lake Tahoe! Discover breathtaking views from 8,100 feet, cozy lodge vistas, and more in this guide to the natural beauty of this stunning destination.

Skier Hits a Run at Heavenly with a Scenic View of Lake Tahoe in the Background

Lake Tahoe is a natural treasure known for its unmistakable deep blue color cradled by towering mountainscapes. Located on the shores of this crystal-clear lake, Heavenly Mountain Resort has some of the most picturesque views of any ski resort. Whether you want to stand on top of one of our mountain peaks or cozy up inside under an expansive window, here are the must-see spots for those seeking unforgettable views:

1. Heavenly Gondola

Take a ride up to 8,100 feet on the Heavenly Gondola for a bird's-eye view of Lake Tahoe. The 12-minute ride unveils a mesmerizing canvas of stunning lake and mountain views and is the perfect chance to soak in the beauty of the surroundings without any distractions.

2. Scenic Viewpoint on California Trail

If you find yourself at the top of the California Trail, make sure you stop by the scenic viewpoint, an unparalleled location offering an iconic 'on top of the world' sensation. With a backdrop of mountains and the glistening lake, this spot promises brilliant views regardless of the season, showcasing the southeast shore of Lake Tahoe.

3. Tamarack Lodge

Head indoors to Tamarack Lodge, decked out with ceiling-height windows and rustic charm. It's the perfect spot to hang with friends, take in the mountain views and recharge after a day on the slopes. There's also plenty of delicious things on the menu to enjoy while you're here.

4. Lakeview Lodge

Hosting both private events and offering respite to skiers, Lakeview Lodge presents striking exterior views. Ideal for group photos against the stunning backdrop of Lake Tahoe, this locale evolves into a picturesque setting as the afternoon unfolds.

5. The Sky Express Lift

For thrill-seeking vista hunters, the Sky Express lift promises exhilarating opportunities. Take in the views of the surrounding forest and the sprawling mountain peaks and don't forget to look behind you to see the majestic southeastern shore of Lake Tahoe from the lift's pinnacle.