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Beautiful beach

In September it was gorgeous, the beach is big and swimming is lovely. It is a nice spot for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Irene C
Mountain View, California
Nice long Beach

We were here early november morning, nice cool weather, road closed for the season for automobile... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
South Pasadena, California
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“great beach”(26 reviews)
“picnic tables”(25 reviews)
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Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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All reviews great beach picnic tables food truck accessible beach trees for shade paddle boards clean sand shallow water lots of parking camp richardson kayak rentals tahoe beach clean restrooms entrance fee off season beautiful area gorgeous views
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In September it was gorgeous, the beach is big and swimming is lovely. It is a nice spot for families to hang out, swim, have picnic and relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irene C
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We were here early november morning, nice cool weather, road closed for the season for automobile, we had to walk from the road, about 1/2 mile. Nice sandy long beach overlooking mountain range, lots of picnic and kids play area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gwita
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Very nice beach. Plenty of shade, excellent facilities, good parking next to the beach, small food and drinks stand and kayaks and SUP rentals.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MSMoratorio
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We took Bikes from Tahoe Beach and Ski Resort to the Beach. We think it was about 12 miles round trip. Very easy trip and the stopping point at Pope Beach was well worth the journey. Stopped for coffee at the general store at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gary333888
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This is a quiet getaway perfectly tucked within the pines. There is ample seating available and picnic spots. The wild ducks come running hoping for some fast food. The water is clean and one can easily swim here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PoonamS_13
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Went with entire family to enjoy some beach time and the place didn't disappoint at all.. But it was extremely crowded as it was a weekend and summer holidays time, it was difficult to get place to setup some family space... But once we got...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AjitT924
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Best beach at a lake I have ever seen! Get there early or you'll be one of the people parking a mile away, hiking in carrying a lawn chair and ice chest.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 893carriew
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A very good place for relaxing and spend some quilty time doing beach activities. There is a beach fee of $10 but its worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The beach had ample room and some picnic tables for visitors. The bathrooms were very nice. Great area for kayaking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RachLJ88
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in South Lake Tahoe, this beach is a must visit. It’s clean, beach is great and food and rentals just five mins drive. There is a kayak rental on the beach itself. The water is blue and it’s Great for family... especially...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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18 November 2018|
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Response from MSMoratorio | Reviewed this property |
Camp Richardson may still be open. Otherwise, there is a campground in town that may also be opened. Both are on the Lake
28 July 2018|
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Response from howard1652 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you bring your car in you have to pay.
15 July 2018|
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Response from Melinda S | Reviewed this property |
Park opens at 8:00 am. It is $8.00 per car. Keep in mind that, especially later in the day, the waves can get pretty high and dangerous. The lake is so large, it kind of has the ability to make it's own weather. Most of the... More