Welcome to Lahontan

A Tranquil Paradise

Lahontan embodies the essence of serenity and luxury, offering a quiet escape amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountains. This incredible neighborhood of Truckee boasts a harmonious blend of rustic charm and modern sophistication, providing an idyllic retreat for those seeking a refined mountain lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Amenities Galore: Lahontan residents enjoy access to a wealth of amenities, including the Lahontan Golf Club, where you’ll find a Tom Weiskopf-designed golf course, a private lodge with a restaurant and pub, a state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis and pickleball courts, and a spa for ultimate relaxation.
  • Tranquil Atmosphere: Peace and serenity abound in Lahontan, where the sounds of nature and the majestic mountain views create a perfect ambiance for unwinding and rejuvenating the soul.
  • Outdoor Recreation Galore: From hiking along the scenic trails to taking a swing at the world-class golf course, Lahontan offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventure. 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Lahontan revolves around embracing the great outdoors and savoring the simple pleasures of mountain living. Residents relish the laid-back atmosphere and tight-knit community spirit, where gatherings often center around outdoor activities and leisurely pursuits.

Dining and Shopping

Lahontan and the surrounding region promise a culinary feast for the senses, with renowned dining establishments setting the stage for a wonderful meal. 

Near the Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort to the north of Lahontan, the acclaimed Lodge Restaurant & Pub offers a cozy ambiance and a menu brimming with hearty comfort food and craft cocktails, perfect for après-ski gatherings by the fireplace. As another culinary gem of the region, Trokay delights discerning palates with its innovative dishes like Maine diver scallops and black cod tempura.

Known for its rustic charm and farm-to-table cuisine in a historic ski lodge setting, Truckee’s Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar invites diners to savor delectable dishes while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. As another standout dining spot in the area, the beloved Manzanita at the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe combines elegant dining with impressive vistas.

With an array of dining options ranging from casual eateries to upscale restaurants, dining at Truckee’s Northstar Resort caters to every palate, ensuring that visitors and residents alike can enjoy delicious meals amidst the resort's alpine setting.

When it comes to shopping, residents can explore the boutiques and artisan shops in nearby Truckee or indulge in retail therapy at Northstar California Resort's upscale shops.

Entertainment and Things to Do

In Lahontan, the possibilities for entertainment are endless. Whether it's skiing the powdery slopes, hitting the hiking trails for an unforgettable adventure, perfecting your swing on the golf course, engaging in a friendly game of pickleball, or participating in fun community events like the Annual Pinewood Derby, there's always something exciting to do. 

Embark on a journey of outdoor exploration and exhilarating activities at the nearby Northstar California Resort. In the winter months, carve through the slopes of the resort's world-class ski trails or experience the thrill of snowboarding in the terrain parks. As the snow melts and spring arrives, the landscape transforms into a playground for hiking, mountain biking, and scenic gondola rides, offering panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding peaks. 


  • Tahoe Expedition Academy
  • Forest Charter School


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Overview for Lahontan, CA

76 people live in Lahontan, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $137,983. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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43 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Lahontan, CA

Lahontan has 29 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lahontan do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 76 people call Lahontan home. The population density is 665.192 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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