Speedboat Beach is a small neighborhood beach with beautiful large boulder formations and crystal clear blue water. The beach is located at the end of Speedboat Street and Harbor Avenue after winding down through a neighborhood of narrow streets. Enjoy kayaking or paddleboarding to or from this small beach while touring the north and east shore of the lake. Parking is on-street and very limited. Please observe the "red arrows" on the parking signs and do not park in areas where not permitted.
There are restrooms available and an outdoor shower station.
Hours of Operation
Speedboat Beach (also known as Bucks Beach) is owned and operated by Placer County. The North Tahoe Public Utility District - Recreation and Parks Department manages the restrooms and trash collection at the beach. No gates. Hours are Dawn to Dusk.
- Fishing Nearby
- Public Bathrooms
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KEEP IT CLEAN: Lake Tahoe is recognized as an Outstanding Natural Resource Water. Please, join your fellow beachgoers in protecting this special place! Begin by being an example to others:
- Dispose of trash properly or pack it out.
- Never feed birds, squirrels or any other wildlife.
- Campfires are NEVER allowed on Tahoe beaches.
VEGETATION: Protect Tahoe plants! Keep outside signed or fenced protected habitat.
SWIM and BOAT SMART: Very cold water, sudden storms and unexpected waves deserve respect. Be alert!
PET OWNERS: Pets are permitted only on dog-friendly beaches. Use a bag to pick up after your pet, and use a leash. Protect your pet's privilege to share the beach!
BOATERS: Aquatic invasive species are a very serious threat - completely clean, drain and dry your boat before launching it at Tahoe.
FISHING: Any person over 16 years old must have a valid California or Nevada sport fishing license. Visit one of the many Lake Tahoe fishing sites to learn more about fishing and the special regulations that are enforced at Tahoe.
THE COAST GUARD AT TAHOE: The station near Tahoe City operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Call 9-1-1 in an emergency and give the name of this beach!
SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR LAKE TAHOE - BUY OR RENEW A LAKE TAHOE LICENSE PLATE: Over 96% of the funds from Lake Tahoe license plate purchase and renewal fees support lake access, hiking and biking trails, and other important projects in the Lake Tahoe basin. Lake Tahoe plates start at $50 in CA and $61 in NV in addition to your usual annual registration fees. Visit www.tahoefund.org or call (800) 510-8246 for more information.