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Lake Forest Beach (Bristlecone)

Lake Forest Beach Park, offering an incredible view of the lake, is located at the end of Bristlecone Avenue off of Lake Forest Rd in Tahoe Ciy, CA. Lake Forest Beach Park is a popular spot for swimming, sightseeing, bird watching, horseshoes, picnicking and wind surfing. Limited parking is available.  

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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 State Route 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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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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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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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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