South Lake Tahoe Blames County for Recreation Difficulties

by Placerville Newswire / May 01, 2016 / comments

[By Kathryn Reed] Parks and recreation – it’s the toy department of any municipality and South Lake Tahoe isn’t any different...

Campground by the Lake and Bijou Golf Course are money makers for the city. (The golf course is slated to open May 16.) Last fiscal year the campground netted $388,000. It’s bound to do even better in 2016-17 because this spring the council agreed to raise rates. The city has made incremental improvements to the grounds, like adding six tent cabins in 2011. The stumbling block is El Dorado County owns the land, so until the city and county have resolution regarding that parcel and the surrounding land, nothing major will take place...

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