The Tahoe Rim Trail between Tahoe City and Brockway Summit gets a lot of plane noise, especially in the summer.
The latest alarming development on plane noise in the Truckee Tahoe region is the rapidly growing number of business jets using the Truckee general aviation airport. These noisy, low-flying and air-polluting jets are damaging the ecology of the area. Their appearance is changing the town’s resort character and negatively affecting the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.
Read more about threats to “quiet use” of public lands in the Truckee Tahoe area.
All Tahoe Rim Trail photos from Eco Truckee Tahoe on this page are in the public domain.