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El Dorado Beach at Lakeview Commons

El dorado Beach at Lakeview Commons offers an incredible view of the lake and is located on hwy 50 and Lakeview Ave. The beach and park offer a variety of amenities including a public boat launch, food concession, restrooms, BBQ’s and picnic tables. A variety of non-motorized watercraft are available to rent including kayaks, peddle […]

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CONNOLLEY BEACH, South Lake Tahoe

Connelly Beach is owned by the City of South Lake Tahoe and operated in coordination with Tahoe Beach Retreat and Kayak Tahoe. This beautiful beach offers shallow water for wading. Tahoe Beach Retreat & Lodge’s pier, restaurants and marina are also home to Action Watersports (530-544-5387), with its motorized watercraft rental fleet, parasail services and […]

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Nevada Beach

Nevada Beach is located on National Forest land and offers one-half mile of beautiful sandy beach with panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada. Swimming, picnicking and just enjoying the view are popular activities. Kayak rentals and a food concession available onsite. Large group pavilion is available for rent. The beach is […]

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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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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 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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Tahoe Vista Recreation Area

Tahoe Vista Recreation Area (TVRA) is a sandy beach with restrooms, plaza, roped swim area, restrooms, and boat launch. The site contains a shady picnic grove with clusters of tables.  A parking lot (entrance on National Avenue) provides 20 boat trailer parking spaces and 40 auto parking spaces.  Lodging and food are nearby. Tahoe Adventure […]

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Patton Landing – Watermans Landing

Sugar Pine Point

The beach at Sugar Pine Point State Park is primarily sand, and is located within the historic zone, near the popular Pine Lodge mansion.  Its size varies with the  water level of Lake Tahoe. Two portions of the beach are located north and south of the mouth of General Creek. The north portion is accessed […]

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