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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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Kiva Shoreline

Kiva Shoreline (also known at Tallac/Kiva Point or Visitor Center beach) is located on National Forest land and boasts approximately 200 yards of narrow sandy, shoreline adjacent to a fragile marsh-zone (please do not enter marsh zone for the protection of wildlife). There is minimal sand/mostly soil shoreline from Tallac Point to Kiva Picnic Area. […]

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Tallac Shoreline

This beach is located on National Forest land and begins at the Camp Richardson fence and extends along the shoreline adjacent to the Tallac Historic Site, approximately one-quarter of a mile. The shoreline is narrow with a sand/soil mixture. Dogs are welcome on a leash, a picnic area is available and public bathrooms are located […]

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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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