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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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Elizabeth Williams Park

Located 4 miles south of Tahoe City, just north of Kaspian Campground on Highway 89, Elizabeth Williams Park has long been a favorite of anglers. Owned and operated by the Tahoe City Public Utility District, Elizabeth Williams is a small area along the lake and the bike trail with picnic tables, barbecues and access to […]

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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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Chambers Landing

Chambers Landing is a small public beach located on National Forest land. Parking along the paved entrance road is the only public parking available. There are no services or BBQ grills, and dogs are required to be on leash. The beach is located near a popular restaurant and bar.

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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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D. L. Bliss/Lester Beach

“Bliss Beach” is a beautiful, popular beach located within DL Bliss State Park. It is composed of two parts: the north portion is known as “Lester Beach” and the south portion is known as “Calloway Cove”. This area is the northern portal to the famous Rubicon Wall, one of the deepest portions of Lake Tahoe, […]

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Emerald Bay Beach and Underwater Park

Emerald Bay’s spectacular beaches are accessed via the Rubicon Hiking Trail or by boat. Parking for the trail is located at Eagle Point Campground to the south, DL Bliss State Park to the north, and the Vikingsholm Parking Lot on the west end of Emerald Bay. The trail down to the beach is steep and not recommended for […]

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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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