Friday 2/24/2017

What an incredible winter Lake Tahoe is having this year. With snow fall already recorded well over 200 inches in certain areas and more storms moving in, visitors and locals alike couldn't be more pleased to see Lake Tahoe at its full winter beauty.

Sleigh rides are open today in both South Lake Tahoe (in the field across from Mont Bleu Casino's parking lot), and at Sand Harbor State Park (just outside of Incline Village off of HWY 28). Walk-ins are welcome at both locations today. Sand Harbor offers walk-ins from 11am to 2pm, and South Lake Tahoe offers walk-ins from 11am to 4pm. Reservations can be made for this weekend (weather permitting) for Sand Harbor State Park by clicking on the reservations link here on our website.

It's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you!!!

Thursday 2/23/2017

What a beautiful day for sleigh rides. We will be open and accepting walk-ins until 2:00pm today at Sand Harbor State Park. Come enjoy the beauty of the park and the fresh new layer of snow with your family. First rides will start at 10:00am. Hope to see you there. Wear your warm clothing and happy smiles. 😆

PS.  our Gentle Giants do love carrots! 


Wednesday 2-22-17

Today is a beautiful day.  We will working on the trails and should be able to open tomorrow for sleigh rides at Sand Harbor.  This weekend,  if all goes as planned we should be able to open up at South Lake Tahoe as well. Enjoy the beautiful sunny day today.  


limited Sleigh Rides available for Sunday 2/19

Unfortunately, the winter conditions continue of deterriorate and the availability for a sleigh ride today is limited.  We will remain open on the South Shore next to Mt Blue on the corner of Lake Tahoe Blvd. (hwy 50) and Lake Parkway E. from 10am until 1pm.

We will offer a short ride for $25 per adults & $10 per child 2-10yrs under 2yrs are free.

An active weather pattern has returned to the Greater Lake Tahoe Area on Sunday, Feb. 19th.  through Wednesday, Feb. 22nd.  What a Winter!

This weather alert includes high winds, rain & snow;  and dangerous traveling conditions.

If this materializes, we will close our Sleigh & Carriage locations.  We suggest you call 24 hours prior if you have any reservations or even that morning for updated information at 775-588-2953.  Also you can check our web-site for updated information to minimize any inconvenience.

Everyone of us at the Borges Family Sleigh & Carriage Rides hope that you & yours will stay safe & warm.  

Sleigh Rides open this weekend

Today, Saturday, 2/18/17 will have been able to open both our locations: South Lake Tahoe at Stateline @ Lake Parkway E & Hwy 50 and also Sand Harbor State Park, Incline Village NV.

South Lake Tahoe next door to Mt. Bleu us only offering 30 minute tours ($25 adults & $10 children 2-10 years old) until 2pm; Also Sunday 10am until 2pm.

Sand Harbor is also open offering 1 hours & 30 minute rides on wheels. from 12pm - 4pm.

Please Call 775-588-2953 if you have any further questions.


Happy Valentine's Day Lake Tahoe!

Good Morning Sleigh Ride Enthusiast!

It's a beautiful day, the sun is shining and both locations for sleigh rides will be open today, 2/14.

South Lake Tahoe at Lake Parkway E & Lake Tahoe Blvd (hwy 50) and also our North/East Shore location at Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada will be open.

Hours of operations are 11am until 4pm

Charges are $50 adults; $45 seniors; military; students & service personnel; $20 children 2-10 yrs and under 2 are free.  We are pet friendly & accept Cash, MasterCard & Visa.

We will be able to offer rides to last minutes riders on a limited basis today due to warm temperature and poor snow conditions.  Some trails have been altered due to melting snow on the trail like the promenade at Sand Harbor.  We hope to offer you an enjoyable experience for this beautiful day and appreciate your understand regarding any changing conditions.

Hwy 50 South of Echo Summit and at Cave Rock is still closed as of 8am per 511 Nevada travel info.  Hwys 80, 395 & 88 to the 89 (Jackson) are showing open with no controls. Do be aware that the chance of slides are still high and closure to roads is changeable with warming conditions.

Another Pacific Storm is due arriving starting Wednesday with strong winds, rains & snow forecasted.  We will be closed starting 2/15 until the storm passes when we can assess the conditions.  Keep checking this site for updated information. We apologized for any inconvenience we have caused and hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day!

The Borges Family

Good Morning Lake Tahoe!

We have had quite the series of storms! Many have suffered considerable property damage and in the coming days I am sure this community will 'raise' as it always does, to assist those in need.  Many weather related issues such as roads closers (hwy 50 closed at Cave Rock & also hwy 89 at Emerald Bay closed) are still a high concern and we suggest checking our web-site blog for any last minute changes. 

The Borges family has managed to open our Sand Harbor State Park location at Hwy 28 just 3 miles south of Incline Village.  Wth its breathtaking vistas, new fallen snow and wooded areas,  I would imagine a horse drawn sleigh ride will be magical and the views stunning!  For those  of us who have been here the last few days, a bit of sunshine will also be a real treat!

We will accept riders with or without reservations

11am til 4pm;  2/11 through Valentine's day, 2/14.  

We have not yet opened the South Shore location at Stateline due to many weather related issues.  We are working to open that location as soon as possible.

Sand Harbor  will offer a 1 hour private reservation: $50 adults; $45 for - seniors over 65 yrs, students 11-25 yrs, military, peace officers & emergency response personnel (Thank You for your service!) ; $20 -children 2-10yrs; and babies under 2 yrs are always free.

Our shorter group minute ride, 20 minutes is $25 for adults & children 2-11 are $10

We accept MasterCard/Visa and Cash and a parking fee is required to enter the State Park.

Both rides offer spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and go through the woods and today are offered on snow, thanks to the last minute colder temperatures.  Ask the receptionist on site for any addition descriptions.  and Happy Trials!

Sleigh Ride at South Lake Tahoe Closed

Unfortunately, due to the unfavorable snow condition the sleigh ride at Lake Parkway E & Hwy 50, Stateline are closed today Sunday, 2/5.  It's a good day to enjoy SuperBowl 2017!

An active weather pattern has returned to the Greater Lake Tahoe Area on Monday, February 6- Friday, 10 - 2017.  What a Winter!

This weather alert includes high winds, rain & snow; and dangerous traveling conditions.

If this materializes, we will close our Sleigh & Carriage locations and cancel any reservations.  We suggest you call 24 hours prior to your reservation or that morning for updated information.  As promised you can also check our web-site for updated information to minimize any inconvenience.

Everyone of us at the Borges Family Sleigh & Carriage Rides hope that you & yours will stay safe & have an enjoyable visit to Lake Tahoe.

Open for Sleigh Rides at both Location

There is a break in the storm pattern, Saturday & Sunday, to allow us to open our sleigh rides from 12pm noon til 4pm.  Both Locations, Sand Harbor State Park, NV 3 miles south of Incline Village & Stateline at Lake Parkway E & Hwy 50 will be operating.  Last minute reservation will not be available today.  It will be on a first come, first served a restaurant. 

Warmer temperatures are expected this afternoon and hopefully with all the wet snow we just received the trails will not deteriorate.  Please bring your patience with you as our staff will be working diligently to offer you a safe & fun Sleigh Rides.

Next week the storm pattern is expected to resume.  If that occurs, we will once again close.

Enjoy your day!