Squaw Valley Cancels Fireworks Show

[Squaw Valley USA] Due to extremely dry conditions and in the best interest of safety and fire prevention, Squaw Valley USA has canceled their annual Independence Day Fireworks Show at High Camp on Wednesday July 4, 2001.

“We apologize for any inconvenience, as we understand that the upper mountain fireworks show is a summer highlight for many people,” explained Eric Brandt, Squaw Valley Ski Corp. Marketing Director. “Given the current dry conditions we decided that it is in the best interest of our natural environment not to take any chances and we look forward to hosting another great fireworks show next year.”

Although the fireworks have been canceled, Squaw Valley still offers a unique way to celebrate the 4th. The Cable Car and High Camp will be in operation until 9pm. Daily activities at the resort include ice skating, swimming, tennis, hiking, mountain biking, wall climbing, restaurants, bars, spectacular views and the new nightly Star Safaris stargazing programs. For more information visit or call 530-583-6955.

Squaw Valley is located five miles north of Lake Tahoe along the Truckee River on Highway 89. Summer activities at the year-round resort include swimming, ice-skating, hiking, mountain biking, golf, horseback riding, wall climbing, tennis, dining, shopping, an adventure ropes course, a VIII Winter Olympic Games Museum and more. For more information on Squaw Valley please call 530-583-6985, or visit