Friday, May 31 2019 to Sunday, June 02 2019

The 72-mile America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride circumnavigates the highways clockwise around Lake Tahoe in both Nevada and California. It includes a challenging 800 foot climb to a rest stop overlooking Emerald Bay and a 1,000 foot climb to Spooner Junction. There are also many short rolling ascents and descents totaling over 4,024 vertical feet of elevation gain! The altitude ranges between 6,300 feet and 7,100 feet above sea level and the ride is recommended for conditioned recreational bicyclist, not for beginners. Participants must be at least 14 years of age (please, no children on bike carriers or trailers) and must be experienced in riding roadways.

May 31- June 2: Schedule
Friday, May 31st

  • 7 p.m. : Arrival at Lake Tahoe UMC & Retreat Center, 8425 Dolly Varden Avenue, Kings Beach, CA 96143
  • Hearty snacks will be provided but no evening meal served. 
  • 8:30 p.m.: Movie, Group Reflection, Prayer Time
  • 10:00 p.m. Rest
Saturday, June 1st
  • 8:30 a.m.: Prayer and Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.: Training Ride for the riders/Walk-Hike for family members, friends, companions
  • (Bring your own lunch/snacks to ride with/walk-hike with
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner will be provided.  
  • 7:30 p.m. Worship/Bible Study
  • 9:00 p.m. Rest
Sunday, June 2nd
(Breakfast items will be available to "grab and go" for early start times the day of the official ride, which starts from South Lake area)
6: 00 a.m. Start Time for the 72 M ride at South Lake Tahoe at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe (formerly Horizon Casino) on Highway 50, Stateline, South Shore Lake Tahoe, Nevada. 
11:30 a.m. Check Out time for family, friends and companions/Depart on Sunday following completion of event.
What to bring: Bring sleeping bag, pillow, towels, toiletries
  • Cost: $80 (Includes 2 nights lodging, 3 meals and snacks)
Register HERE for lodging at Lake Tahoe UMC Retreat Center
Register below for the 28th Annual America's Most Beautiful Ride


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Fel Cao

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
50 Highway 50

Stateline, NV 89449

Contact Us
1350 Halyard Drive, West Sacramento, CA 95691 916.374.1528 campregistrar@calnevumc.org