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Tahoe City Commons Beach

Commons Beach is a great spot for the entire family. This four-plus-acre park is located on the lake in downtown Tahoe City. Commons Beach is popular for sunbathing, swimming and picnicking. Group picnic sites and children’s playgrounds are located within a large lakefront grass and sand area. The park boasts a group barbecue area that […]

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William Kent Shoreline

William Kent beach is located on National Forest land and is situated in a wooded setting and offers picnic tables with views across Lake Tahoe of the eastern shoreline. The William Kent Campground is located across Highway 89 and Sunnyside Resort is next door. A restroom building is located on the beach.

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Kaspian Picnic Area/Shoreline

Kaspian Picnic Area is located on National Forest land and is situated along a one-half mile stretch of cobbled shoreline with expansive views across Lake Tahoe. The picnic area parallels the Tahoe City bike path, and offers numerous picnic tables, a 100 foot public pier, and public restroom. The site is managed by a concessionaire, […]

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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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Meeks Bay Beach

Meeks Bay Beach is located on National Forest land and is popular for its beautiful scenery, sprawling clean beaches and easy access. Restrooms and picnic tables are available. Meeks Bay Campground is located adjacent to Meeks Bay day use beach.

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Baldwin Beach

Baldwin Beach is known for its beautiful sandy beach that stretches for approximately one-half mile with panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains. Recreation opportunities include swimming and picnicking. The beach is also a popular launching point for kayakers heading to Emerald Bay. Kayak rentals are available on-site. The beach is […]

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Camp Richardson Resort Beach

Camp Richardson Resort Beach stretches for one-quarter mile and offers great views of Cave Rock, Heavenly Mountain Resort and the East Shore. Music and cocktails are available at The Beacon Bar and Grill. Hot Dog & Snow Cone stand available at the Marina. Boat, jet ski, kayak, SUP, peddle boats, and more are available for […]

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Pope Beach

Pope Beach is located on National Forest land and is approximately three-quarter miles long with a sandy beach, excellent swimming and picnicking opportunities and incredible views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada. Kayak rentals and a food concession are available on site. Pope Beach is easily accessible by bicycle via the Pope/Baldwin Bike […]

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