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Best camping experience!

Without doing any prior research, I was slightly surprised at the $45 camping fee (also, there are... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Matt G
Amazing campground and beach!

This is a beautiful campground that has its own access to one of the most gorgeous white-sand... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Debbie B
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This state park in the Lake Tahoe region features one of the finest beaches in the area and several popular hiking trails.
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Hwy 89, CA 96143
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+1 530-525-7277
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Without doing any prior research, I was slightly surprised at the $45 camping fee (also, there are explicit rules prohibiting the gathering of firewood in the park and small bundles are offered at the front gate for $10/bundle). Despite these initial fees, I was amazed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Matt G
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a beautiful campground that has its own access to one of the most gorgeous white-sand beaches on Lake Tahoe. We have camped here twice for four or five days each time, and both experiences were excellent. Some tips: Try to look up the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We did not camp here, but visited Lester Beach, and were glad that we arrived before 11:00 a.m. because they stopped letting people in once the parking lot was full. This was the most beautiful of the north and west coast Lake Tahoe beaches that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JillClardy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very nice well managed campground. Close to a a pleasant beach on the lake, and the beautiful Rubicon trail along the lake which connects to Emerald Bay. We had campsite #58, which was big enough for two tents spaced well apart. We bought tokens for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denzil F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

DL Bliss is well-kept and provides direct access to the lake. There is a small sandy beach and few trails depart from there.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Marcus G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We drove passed the campsites to the balancing rock area and all of us decided we would never camp there for any amount of money. Campsites are on top of each other and packed with people! Just not our idea of fun. We did really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 21jem
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Spent 5 nights in the East Ridge Camping Area. The park is beautiful and very well maintained. Rangers were very polite and helpful. We stayed in site 107 and it was very spacious, private and quiet. No bears or yellow jackets, only very friendly chipmunks!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Denise G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Beautiful beach and trails on the prettiest part of Lake Tahoe. Some good group camping sites and great access to the Rubicon hiking trail which will lead you down to Emerald Bay. If you're going for the day, just get there early as parking is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rat-ta-too
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This park and campground were top notch and the sites are perfect size and set up great! would camp there again for sure!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DanShe5762
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The most beautiful hike I got to during this trip. The teal water was incredible. Take your time on this short hike, it's worth it. Take it all in.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Faryn S
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109susiea
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Response from jlvidali |
No view of the lake. About 1.5 mile walk to the beach....downhill... I would drop off the family and beach stuff or get to the beach by 9:30 to get a parking space. The beachside spots are the best, but the hardest to get.
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