Valley, eastern California, U.S. Squaw Valley is located in the Sierra Nevada range on the eastern slope of Squaw Peak, northwest of Lake Tahoe. A world-famous winter sports area, it has ice-skating facilities, ski lifts, and trails, and it was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games.
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