Where is the Carson / Tahoe Moto?

Carson / Tahoe Moto is in and around beautiful Carson Valley, Nevada. Right next to Lake Tahoe, where the high Sierra meets the high desert and the Great Basin. The event headquarters and basecamp are in Minden, Nevada, with great rides just a few minutes away.


Welcome to Carson Valley, Nevada

Welcome to Carson Valley, Nevada


Carson Valley is in Douglas County, Nevada. By the most direct routes, it is approximately:

  • 30 minutes to Lake Tahoe
  • 50 minutes to Reno
  • 2 hours, 20 minutes to Sacramento
  • 4 hours to San Jose or San Francisco
  • 7 hours to Los Angeles or Las Vegas
  • 8 hours to San Diego, Salt Lake City, or Boise
  • 10 hours to Portland
  • 11 hours to Phoenix
  • 13 hours to Seattle

But most motorcyclists will choose the more interesting routes. You could easily turn any of these trips into several days of exploration and adventure.



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