Letter from the Artistic Director:

Dear Patrons,
I want to personally thank you for your patience and understanding through this unprecedented time. As the Founder and Artistic Director of a nonprofit organization that prides itself on creating community and celebrating the arts in nature, sharing the decision to cancel our 2021 Art Hikes is a sad letter for me to write to our artists, our passionate volunteers, and to each of our patrons.
There are several reasons for postponing the Art Hikes until 2022. Foremost, Clair Tappaan Lodge recently closed their facilities until 2022 due to public health concerns related to the increased spread of COVID Delta variant in Nevada County. By losing the use of Clair Tappaan’s trails so late in the season I was not able to secure an alternative trail needed to proceed with the Art Hikes. Therefore, Trails & Vistas is cancelling the Art Hikes for September 11 & 12th, 2021.

In addition to losing our trail, the regional wildfires and recent worsening smoke has arrived. My heart goes out to all firefighters, first responders, people under evacuation orders, and all the forest animals and trees in the fires’ path. California wildfires and hazardous smoke in the Truckee Tahoe Reno region is currently unhealthy, and the USDA closed nine National Forests in Northern CA to keep us all safe.
I deeply appreciate the energy and efforts put forth by our amazing artists, board of directors, and volunteers who worked diligently in preparation for this year’s performances. Trails & Vistas is honoring each artist's contract, and the artists look forward to seeing you on the trail when we can gather again. We stand together in resilience and perseverance through these trying times with the confidence that the artistic spirit cannot be quelled, and the hope that we will all be fortunate enough to enjoy beautiful arts in nature again in 2022.
The health and well-being of all is our current priority. Trails & Vistas is planning to offer Art Hikes earlier in the summer of 2022 to avoid risks of wildfire and smoke, and we also are planning September dates in 2022.  

Ticket holders: Please be aware that there are hundreds of patrons, dozens of artists and volunteers that are heartbroken. Please be patient as we work with Ticketleap Service. More ticket information will be coming soon.  
With your support, we will return with art hikes in early summer of 2022 to hike among the wildflowers and blue skies. We are also planning our regular autumn weekend in September of 2022. We are partnering with Truckee Donner Land Trust and are excited to share new venues with you.
In the meantime, stay well and be safe.Sincerely,
Nancy Tieken Lopez
Founder & Artistic Director
Trails & Vistas

Art Hikes

Art Hike postponed until 2022.

2021 Cancelled

(Saturday & Sunday Art Hikes)
featuring art, music, & dance
Location: TBD


Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

Truckee’s Historical Haunted Tour

Historic Downtown Truckee, California

FRIDAY, October 15, 2021

Truckee’s Historical Haunted Tour

Historic Downtown Truckee, California

Need Help with your Ticket Order?

Please contact Ticketleap directly if you're having problems with your Art Hike ticket order.
Their technical staff can help you! (There is no exchanging ticket dates and times. There are refunds due to COVID-19)
Phone: 877-849-5327
Email: Ticketleap Support
Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am to 9pm EST

* The 2021 art hikes are not for people that had recent back surgeries, heart problems, knee surgeries or ill health. Due to dirt/rock surfaces, strollers are not recommended. Sorry no pets, cameras or cell phones.
* The World Concert/2022 offers wheelchair accessible seating and mobility-impaired seating is available, as are assisted listening devices. Please call the Box Office at (800) 74-SHOWS to order your accessible tickets and make arrangements.

COVID-19: We will adhere to public-health guidelines: • To be physically distanced 6 feet apart• Wear masks/face coverings in public areas• Limit the group of hikers to 16 people in an outdoor space. Build your own pod of friends with a private tour.

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