Inspection Locations

RAMP & INSPECTION STATION UPDATE

UPDATE- Meyers, Spooner and Alpine Inspection stations are scheduled to open May 1st. Until then, inspections are available at Cave Rock boat ramp.

Starting October 1st: Inspections are available at Cave Rock Boat Launch, 6am-4pm, 7 days a week, weather permitting. Lake Forest is closed for rehabilitation project.

LAKE FOREST: Due to a rehabilitation project, the Tahoe City PUD plans to reopen by May 1st, 2015. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 

 

  • Commercially transported boats: please click HERE for information about inspection requirements.

Roadside Inspection Stations:

 

Location Hours
Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, CA Off of Hwy 89 (River Rd) on Alpine Meadows Rd in the Deer Park parking lot across from the Transfer Station. Scheduled to open May 1st
Northstar at Tahoe Resort, CA Off of Hwy 267 on Northstar Drive. Take the 1st Right in the round-about into the Castle Peak parking lot.

MOVING TO NEW LOCATION! Scheduled to open May 21st
Meyers, CA 2175 Keetak Street, on the South Shore near the intersection of Highways 89 and 50. Turn on Pomo St. off of HWY 89. Scheduled to open May 1st
Spooner Summit, NV Near the intersection of Hwy 28 and US 50, off of HWY 28 in the Snow Park area. Larger vessels over 30′ should call 1-888-824-6267 for options.
Scheduled to open May 1st
Homewood Ski Resort, CA Off of HWY 89 on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe in the Homewood Ski Resort parking lot. CLOSED for the season
NOTE:  Summer season is May 1-September 30

Public Launch Ramps

ALL trailered watercraft must have an intact Tahoe wire inspection seal to launch without an inspection from a Roadside Inspection Station during the summer season.

Summer Season: May 1st – Sept. 30th  Winter Season: Oct 1st – April 30th

Location Summer Hours:
Winter Hours: 
Sand Harbor (NV St. Parks)  After-hours haul outs are available but trailered vessels will not receive a Lake Tahoe Inspection Seal and will be required to have an inspection prior to launching into Lake Tahoe again. CLOSED CLOSED 
Cave Rock (NV St. Parks) 6am-8pm daily 6am-4pm daily
Lake Forest (TCPUD)  After-hours haul outs are available but trailered vessels will not receive a Lake Tahoe Inspection Seal and will be required to have an inspection prior to launching into Lake Tahoe again. Credit Card payments ONLY. CLOSED
CLOSED
Ski Beach/ Incline Village (IVGID) 5/23-Sept. 7am-8pm Reservations only
El Dorado (S. Lake Tahoe) (CSLT)  14′ boats and under only CLOSED CLOSED 
Coon Street (Kings Beach) (NTPUD) CLOSED
CLOSED
Tahoe Vista (National Ave) (NTPUD)  CLOSED
CLOSED 

Private Launch Facilities

Please contact the following facilities directly for information on launching and hours of operation:

** Private facilities may charge additional inspection service fees