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Pope Beach

Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600
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Best Beach

Pope is an amazing beach! Such a long strand of clear sandy beach and shallow water for swimming... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
twidner66
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Best Beach in lake tahoe

Best Beach in Lake Tahoe just off hwy 89 before camp Richardson. Go early otherwise you will not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DIRECTORACE
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CALIFORNIA
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Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (22 reviews)
“picnic tables” (21 reviews)
“food truck” (7 reviews)
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Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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+1 530-543-2600

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pope is an amazing beach! Such a long strand of clear sandy beach and shallow water for swimming and floating. Great for children. Easy parking. Vendors are on site with cold drinks and snacks. Very clean and friendly atmosphere. Bathroom are well maintained.

Thank twidner66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Beach in Lake Tahoe just off hwy 89 before camp Richardson. Go early otherwise you will not get in or have to wait in a long lines of cars. 8.00 entrance fee but worth it for upkeep of this beautiful area. Staff are wonderful...More

Thank DIRECTORACE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They charge for parking $8 but that's for all day and allows you to travel around all the beaches in the area the water quality is excellent but it is too shady for sun worshippers like us

Thank Martin aryeh W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to take off in kayak's and paddle to Emerald Bay. Just know that it can be choppy waters turning the point into Emerald Bay due to boat wakes, and that paddling back to Pope Beach normally has wind against you in the afternoon;...More

Thank TravelinWillers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there during the eclipse. It wasn't that crowded. The water was super clean and the little waves were so nice. My husband doesn't normally go in the water, but he went in twice.

Thank silverton123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great quiet beach. Paddle board & kayak rentals. Clean restrooms. Great sand and fantastic views of mountains. Nice graduated sand beach out into the water. Clean, clean, clean. Spent over 3 hours here soaking up the sun, reading, swimming and people watching. I'll come here...More

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was a great national park with plenty of parking and beach front. Was very clean and well kept.

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 2 August 2017

this beach is out of the way but beautiful spot too. not as many people as camp Richardson or Bayou.

Thank inspi(red)u2
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We walked in quite a way because the gate was closed from 11-4. A sandy beach, restrooms, picnic tables and lots of shade trees make this a perfect spot to pitch your pop up and post up your family for the day. We had a...More

1  Thank karansimoni
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Pope Beach for has clear shallow water.Restrooms are dispersed along the length of the beach and there is a parking fee. This is one of the cleanest Lake Tahoe beaches that will not disappoint. Great for the family.

3  Thank Allan D
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nancytiskiy
21 July 2017|
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Response from Theresa N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure we always pay with cash but one thing that is great is your parking receipt will get you in to Baldwin Beach, Nevada state Beach and a couple others, you can come in and out without having to pay again. I hope... More
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Livetotravel4321
19 March 2017|
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Have not been in the area on the 4th, but I assume any beach location would have a spectacular view....they are all very open with no obstructions....if you go, you'll have the best time ever !!!!
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paperchaser916
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