The Tamarack Lodge is just minutes away from the China Peak Ski Resort. It is centrally located between Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake and has been in operation since 1965. It is family owned and operated.

The Tamarack sits along Highway #168, at the gateway to the Sierras, at approximately 7,280' elevation.

This is a central location for accommodations to walk in the same footsteps of such greats as Kaiser, John Muir and Ansel Adams.

The vast, natural playground nearby referred to as the Shaver Basin is a full-season area. This outdoor recreational paradise offers access to the Kaiser, Dinkey, Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness regions.

This area also boasts a first-class ski resort, China Peak, plus cross country skiing, snow mobiling and snow shoe trails. During the summer months you can ride the mountain bike trails at the China Peak Mountain Resort.

There are also numerous trails for off-roaders, mountain biking and hiking. Links to these trails may be found on our Activities page.

For those that enjoy water sports, fishing, sailing, motor boating - The Tamarack Lodge is the place to rest.

The Tamarack Lodge provides affordable, comfortable, family-style accommodations for those staying for a weekend or for several weeks at a time. This is ideal for travelers who would rather spend a majority of their travel funds on the activities they enjoy.