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Northstar Pet Policy

Dog & Pet Policy

Dogs must be on a leash and under an owner's control at all times while on Northstar property and in the Village at Northstar. Any messes created need to be cleaned up by the dog's owner.

On the Mountain

During the winter, dogs are not permitted on the mountain with the exception of the monthly Moonlight Snowshoe Tours.

During the summer, four-legged friends are welcome to ride the Gondola and hike with guests while on leash in the Mountain Biking & Hiking Park. 

Pet-Friendly Events

  • Furry, four-legged friends are welcome at a variety of winter and summer events including:
  • Moonlight Snowshoe Tours (Winter)
  • FREE Guided Hikes (Summer)
  • Geocaching (Summer)
  • Outdoor Movie Nights (Summer)


Dogs are not permitted in the lodging units at Northstar, Tahoe Mountain Lodging, and the Northstar Lodge- by Welk Resorts. Dogs are welcome in the lodging units at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe for a fee.

Kennels in Truckee

Interested in boarding your dog close by during your stay?  

Truckee-Tahoe Pet Lodge

Canine Country Pet Pals

Bed & Breakfast for Pets

PLEASE NOTE: While we are pleased to make you aware of these resources, Northstar is not responsible in any way with your use of these programs. You are responsible for your pet's own safety.


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