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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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64-Acres Beach, NV

64 Acres Beach is a popular and scenic beach on National Forest land near downtown Tahoe City. The 64 Acres recreation site extends across Highway 89 and includes access to the Truckee River. On the lake side, there is a small parking area and walk-path leading to picnic tables near the beach and portable toilets. […]

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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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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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Ski Beach (North Baldwin Beach)

Ski Beach is located on National Forest land and includes 500 feet of lakeshore, a scenic area adjacent to Baldwin Beach and convenient access for boats (look for buoys for designated no boating area– no dock/pier). Leashed pets only (pets can be brought to beach by boat but not by car); a two-unit toilet is […]

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