The Squaw Valley Aerial Tram, one of Squaw Valley's most popular year-round attractions, is dog-friendly! There is a charge to ride up the mountain but, if you hike up to high camp (elevation 8200 ft) with Fido, the tram will give you both a ride down for free. The best way to hike up is the Shirley Lake Trail. It's a 3-hour hike with a rest stop at the popular dog-friendly swimming hole, Shirley Lake. The restaurant at the top of the tram also welcomes Fido at the outdoor tables.


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  • Samantha More than one year ago.
    Breathtaking views Samantha More than one year ago.
    Breathtaking views

    The tram itself can be a little crowded depending on the time of day that you go. The tram ride takes just a few minutes to climb up 2,000 feet to the what they call, High Camp. Once you reach High Camp, you have breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. I could only imagine how it would look in the winter. There were a few restaurants up there, but I'm not sure if any of them were pet friendly. I'm sure there are things that you can grab and eat on the veranda at right outside of the tram area.

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