Lake Tahoe Sights

Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 11/12/2015

Fodor's Review

The main attraction at Sugar Pine Point State Park is Ehrman Mansion, a 1903 stone-and-shingle summer home furnished in period style. In its day it was the height of modernity, with electric lights and complete indoor plumbing. Also in the park are a trapper's log cabin from the mid-19th century, a nature preserve with wildlife exhibits, a lighthouse, the start of the 10-mile biking trail to Tahoe City, and an extensive system of hiking and cross-country skiing trails. If you're feeling less ambitious, you can relax on the sun-dappled lawn behind the mansion and gaze out at the lake.

Sight Information


Hwy. 89, California, 96142, United States


530-525–7982-mansion in season; 530-525–7232-year-round


Sight Details:

  • $10 per vehicle, day use; mansion tour $10
  • Mansion late May–Aug., daily 10–3; call for Sept. hrs.

Published 11/12/2015


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