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Pope Beach

Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600
Review Highlights
Beautiful lake

Must pay $8 for entry. We were lucky we found a picnic table on beach. Arrived 3:00pm and seemed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Clovis, California
via mobile
The simplest of Tahoe's beach stops

Though you can park for free alongside the highway and walk in, support the conservation of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (21 reviews)
“picnic tables” (20 reviews)
“food truck” (7 reviews)
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Must pay $8 for entry. We were lucky we found a picnic table on beach. Arrived 3:00pm and seemed people were leaving. We decided to go later to the beach at the warmer part of the day. The sand is not that nice but it...More

Thank ccs124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though you can park for free alongside the highway and walk in, support the conservation of the West Coast's greatest alpine lake and stay at neighboring Camp Richardson or park your vehicle by way of the park's nominal fee. Restrooms, frequent food trucks, and the...More

1  Thank E G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is great, the restrooms are clean, there are picnic benches and grills close to the shoreline. The parking has easy access to haul all you beach stuff but go early it can fill up quick if your looking for a grill.

Thank Theresa N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traffic to get into the beach was heavy at noon. We were coming from the Taylor Creek area rather than from town or we would have been in line for a very long time. Once in, it was great. I used my Senior Pass for...More

2  Thank Haikuist
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great beach used by both visitors and locals. There is an $8 fee to enter the park with your vehicle. Kayaks and paddle boards are available for rent here. Be aware there are no lifeguards on duty. Geese were plentiful looking ffor...More

1  Thank Denise R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This beach is an amazing Tahoe location. Calm and very clean. Even clean restrooms. A nice sandy beach with calm waters.

Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This beach was tranquil, clean and beautiful. A stunning sandy beach with calm shallow waters for swimming and all the amenities you could wish for. Lots of activities available if desired, or alternatively a relaxing sun bathe or a lovely stroll down the beach. A...More

Thank matthewcV1973LT
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This beach is an amazing Tahoe location. Calm and very clean. There's restrooms, parking, bbq and the amazing lake. Highly recommended.

Thank Nathan J
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Good views. Toilets. Picnic tables. More parking than could ever be needed. Good enough beach. Good views

1  Thank Highmeadowhiker
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great place to spend and take pictures. We drove around The Lake and the community just out of Summer Season. Very nice!

Thank KeithMack
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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
19 March 2017|
Response from luvtogo362 | Reviewed this property |
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 !!!!
19 July 2016|
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