Snowshoe Paradise, Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort. AMERICAN HISTORIC INNS, “INN OF THE MONTH"

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Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort has been selected as the featured Â?Inn of the MonthÂ? by American Historic Inns, Inc. website,, Â?the largest collection of independently reviewed Bed & BreakfastsÂ?, Named "Best B&B Site" by Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine.

A new Snowshoe Paradise in the Tahoe National Forest, Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort is of unsung local historic interest, with evidence of abandoned mining towns and the vague remnants of old wagon trail ruts from the late 1800’s found nearby. Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort is located near the historic site of Cisco, a once prosperous town in the 1860s during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad through the infamous Donner Summit. Photographs taken of the area in 1866, found in the Library of Congress, grace the cabin walls and help tell the story of the times.

Experience the clean comfort of these newly built classic mountain cabins that sit in a village cluster in the woods on 160 acres near the base of Old Man Mountain where Shinneyboo Creek and South Yuba River meet. Surrounded on three sides by Tahoe National Forest, each cabin features cozy linens, a queen bed, a cast iron gas stove, whirlpool tub, loft and private porch. A small convenience kitchen with fridge, microwave & coffeemaker are available.

A continental breakfast of fresh baked goods, seasonal fruit, juice, tea and fresh ground coffee is provided to your door each morning by local Truckee Innkeepers, Michael & Chris Rogers. See the look of pure wonder & delight on your child’s face, when they discover snow play areas are right outside your door for the kids. At night tell stories around the flicker of firelight, play games, sip hot chocolate and enjoy the peaceful retreat of the mountains. Take a leisurely nature snowshoe walk to the Pierce Creek Wetland Trail and the Yuba River or explore the backcountry of the high Sierra on the Pacific Crest Trail. World class skiing is just up the road on Donner Summit at Sugar Bowl, Boreal, Soda Springs & Royal Gorge. Clear blue skies, abundant snow and starry nights await the adventuresome. Stay awhile at Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort, enjoy a romantic mountain experience in your own private & intimate "cabin in the woods".

Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort owner/builder/creator, Michael Rogers, long time High Sierra enthusiast & local history detective also has new stories to tell, unique to the endless passage of emigrants through this difficult route over these incredible Sierra Mountains.

During the most recent epic storms of the century, with 8 feet of snow burying the roads, Saturday, January 8, 2005 Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort hosted a Winter Trails Day sponsored by . WINTER FEELS GOOD was conceived by SnowSports Industries America (SIA) and has been endorsed by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), the Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) and Professional Ski Instructors of America/American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA/AASI). It is supported by the United States Ski/Snowboard Association (USSA), Sports Specialists, LTD. (SSL), Ski Merchandising Corporation (SMC) and a number of Rep Associations and Regional Ski Area Associations.

"Winter Feels Good" is a program developed by SnowSports Industries America to show how non-motorized winter sports — snowboarding, alpine skiing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing — can help adults and children achieve health and fitness through the winter months, no matter what their current fitness level is.

Guest were invited for the Winter Trails Day 2005 to explore the160 acre resort surrounded by Tahoe National Forest and bordered by the South Yuba River, bring their own snowshoes and picnic lunch, bring a camelpak and fill it with the resort’s delicious Granite Eagle mountain water. Accommodations were available for a private intimate “cabin in the woods” adventure weekend.

Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort will continue throughout the winter to offer guests the opportunity to explore the Tahoe National Forest from their private porch. Snowshoe tours are available and can be reserved on the website, as are Wilderness Sled Dog tours and for those interested, Snowmobile rentals can be accessed nearby. Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort is half way from Truckee & Nevada City.

Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort is the perfect Valentine romantic getaway weekend gift for your special someone. Stay with Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort for a full moon snowshoe tour on the summit near Castle Peak.

Plan ahead to stay with Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort for enjoying the festivities at the North Lake Tahoe Snow Festival, a 10-day winter carnival celebration, scheduled for Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 13, 2005.

Reservations required. Call Michael at 530 587-5160 for information or visit the website at
Directions to Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort:

Take Eagle Lakes Rd (Exit 164), between the Hwy. 20 and Cisco Grove Exits.

Off of Interstate 80 before Donner Summit.

Go north on Eagle Lakes Rd for a mile and a half, follow the directional CABINS signs on the trees (don't turn off the paved road)

Through the green gate, the paved road dead ends at Shinneyboo Creek Cabin Resort.

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