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Regan Beach

Regan Beach is the City of South Lake Tahoe’s oldest beach facility.   The beach faces north and offers great views, shallow water for swimming, and a playground. Fires and alcohol are prohibited.   A little more secluded than nearby, El Dorado Beach, Regan offers spectacular views of the Lake.  Regan is the in-town place to go […]

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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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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 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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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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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

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