opened as a ski area in 1949, and the real estate began to sell in the early 1950s. The Winter Olympic Games came to Squaw Valley in 1960, introducing this spectacular place to the world. During the last half century, Squaw Valley has grown from an undiscovered mountain valley into a lovely ski community offering many opportunities for its locals and visitors. The most prominent feature of the valley is the ski area, which provides numerous ways to play year round. Squaw Valley offers skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, hiking, biking, golfing and simply enjoying the outdoors.
The new pedestrian village at the base of the ski area lets both guests and locals enjoy a newly found ambiance in Squaw Valley. The Village at Squaw Valley has a variety of shops and restaurants making it easy to spend an afternoon or evening strolling along itís streets or sitting by the fire pit enjoying the mountain vistas. Squaw Valley also is home to horse stables, an 18 hole golf course and a bike trail which follows the Truckee River to Lake Tahoe. If you enjoy mountain living and all the activities it has to offer then maybe it is time to discover your next home in Squaw Valley.