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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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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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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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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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Meeks Bay Resort Beach

Meeks Bay Resort is located on National Forest land and is managed by the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California in beautiful and scenic Meeks Bay.   The beach has views of the Kehlet Mansion and Washoe House; off to the south Heavenly Mountain Resort and the casinos are visible; to the east stands Cave Rock.  […]

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