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Round Hill Pines Resort Beach

Round Hill Pines Beach Resort is located on National Forest land and is one-half mile long with views of Mt. Tallac, Emerald Bay and the West Shore. It’s a family-friendly beach with a beach bar, snack bar, weddings/group facilities and catering. Recreation opportunities include boat, jet ski, kayak, SUP’s, and bike rentals, parasailing, Tahoe Serenity […]

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Zephyr Cove Resort Beach

Zephyr Cove Resort beach is located on National Forest land on Lake Tahoe’s southeast shore and is a full-service resort with a restaurant, beach bar and grill and a general store. Summer recreation activities include boating, parasailing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and beach volleyball courts. The resort is also home to the M.S. Dixie ll […]

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Cave Rock – Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Operated by Nevada State Parks, Cave Rock is mainly a boat ramp parking lot.  Approximately 20 spaces are available for single vehicles. The site includes three picnic areas, and a small beach stretching approximately 400 yards at the south end of the parking lot.  The boat ramp has two lanes at the north end of the parking lot […]

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Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor, one of the  most popular and spectacular parks in the Tahoe basin, has many beaches to serve your particular needs. The Main Beach is 2,500 feet long and is popular for swimming and sunbathing and a wide variety of beach activities. There is also a small launch corridor for non-motorized watercraft at the south end (look […]

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Kings Beach Picnic Area

Adjacent to Kings Beach Boat Launch Facility and Kings Beach State Recreation Area, Kings Beach Picnic Area is the perfect spot for small picnics at its one acre shaded picnic area and rocky beach.  Dogs are allowed, but it is very rocky especially in high lake water years.  Paid parking is available at its large parking lot, which is […]

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Kings Beach State Recreation Area

Kings Beach State Recreation Area is the flagship beach site in the North Tahoe area. KBSRA’s 1,700 feet of lakefront is the largest public access sandy beach on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. The wide stretch of white sand is a favorite of visitors and residents alike.  Its south facing aspect and a lake […]

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Secline Beach

Located in Kings Beach where Secline Avenue ends at Lake Tahoe, Secline Beach provides a little bit of nature in the middle of town. Its forested upland has shady picnic tables and barbecues. Secline Beach is owned by the California Tahoe Conservancy. California State Parks provides maintenance and law enforcement services on behalf of the […]

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North Tahoe Beach

North Tahoe Beach is a popular 2.7 acre beach park with 540 feet of public shoreline located at the intersection of Highway 267 and Highway 28.  There is no fee for use of the 42 parking spaces; however, they fill up early during the height of the summer season! The park includes a grassy area located above the […]

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Sandy Beach

Walk through the trees to the beach! This gem of public shoreline in Tahoe Vista offers picnic tables and barbecues in the trees. Portable restrooms are provided in the summer. Parking is available only along the highway. Sandy Beach is owned by the California Tahoe Conservancy and California State Parks provides site maintenance and law enforcement services.

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Patton Landing – Watermans Landing