Echo Chalet is a high-Sierra, summer-only, resort located approximately 10 miles from South Lake Tahoe and 49 miles east of Placerville off U.S. Highway 50.
ATTENTION THRU-HIKERS (PCT and TRT):
The Chalet can no longer receive re-supply packages. If addressed to us, packages will be held at our regional post office (Twin Bridges) located 9 miles west on Highway 50 next to the Strawberry Station Market, and across from Strawberry Lodge. Hours 9:30-4pm M-F. Closed 1pm-1:30 for lunch. Phone: 530-659-7670
- Hikers can mail to the South Lake Tahoe Main Post Office; 12 miles from Echo Lake, at 1046 Al Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Phone: 530-544-5867 Take Highway 50 through Meyers to Pioneer Trail (or continue to Lake Tahoe Boulevard) then proceed east to Al Tahoe Boulevard. The facility is located at the south end of the shopping mall.
- Or send packages to: Lake of the Sky Outfitters 1023 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. This is about 7 miles from Echo Lake in the Lampson Plaza Shopping Center near the “Y”. Phone: 530-541-1027. Open 7 days. No charge for holding re-supply packages.
It is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that you use priority mail in order to obtain tracking numbers, and permit forwarding if necessary. Keep that number with you if calling for delivery confirmation or forwarding instructions. Remember you will need to provide a photo I.D. to pick up (or forward) a priority package.