Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Paddleboarding off Speedboat Beach, Lake Tahoe — Image by Guy Johnson

How did the name Tahoe originate and what does it mean?

The name Tahoe comes from a mispronunciation of the Washoe Native American name for Lake Tahoe, da ow a ga, which means, “edge of the lake.”

Fact credit: TahoeFacts.com

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