We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Wonderful public areas

This park has it all. Views and a beach on Lake Tahoe. The park offers picnic areas, lawns, walking... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Sebastopol, California
Nice Area

An easy walk just down from the main street. Some convenient parking - not busy when we were here... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Calgary, Canada
Read all 74 reviews
All photos (38)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
400 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Tahoe City
from US$ 75.00
More Info
from US$ 95.00
More Info
from US$ 179.00
More Info
Reviews (74)
Filter reviews
72 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews picnic tables playground equipment summer concerts pretty beach sand area farmers market play area for kids lake tahoe paddle boarding public restrooms shallow water beautiful walk nice beach great place to visit lots of fun whole family lakefront
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 72 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This park has it all. Views and a beach on Lake Tahoe. The park offers picnic areas, lawns, walking paths and restrooms. The farmers market is held in the lower parking area once a week. And now until July 2019 right from Burning Man is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 25 September 2018

An easy walk just down from the main street. Some convenient parking - not busy when we were here. A nice little beach with a playground for the kids.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Altius10
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We enjoyed this beach both watching the sunset one night and returned another day to do some paddle board and kayaking. You can rent both right there on the beach. Easy public access, clean bathrooms, playground, Beautiful water. Shops and restaurants across the street. Family...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank furney4
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Commons was an excellent location for our family of varying ages. Toddlers to kids can play on the play equipment, teens and adult can kayak, There is a grassy area for people to set up camp and enjoy the sunshine. Public restrooms are very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cory C
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Sand is quite gravelly on the feet, and the walk from the road, down many steps to the water is steep, but it is easy to stop by for a quick swim when you are passing through town. Watch your stuff though; things disappear from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PokeyPaddler
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Great small beach for lots of activity and fun experiences. Every Sunday there is liv3 music. Their are rentals right there on beach for sup and kayaks. Great park and paved paths. Grass area. Not a place for major relaxing but for fun family entertainment....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vessica j
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Kudos ! To the City and all the Folks working hard over the years to make Tahoe City Commons Beach anything but common. Great Place to Visit the Lake up close and personal with lots of Fun, too!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CruzReporter
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lot to spend one morning at Common Beach in Tahoe City - we liked better than King’s Beach. Beautiful to walk around.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marcia_9
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We went to the Commons beach and were pleasantly surprised how nice it was. There were some shallow waters that were warm enough for the kids to go in the water and swim and play. Extremely clean! Picnic tables available to use and the view...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Raiderwoman16
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Summers are awesome in Tahoe City! Music on the beach, movies on the beach. Only thing is would love if dogs were allowed, they aren't. Play area for kids is great.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KarenKAFVL
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Americas Best Value Inn-Tahoe City/Lake Tahoe
178 reviews
.09 km away
Mother Nature's Inn
53 reviews
.29 km away
Pepper Tree Inn
204 reviews
.44 km away
Lure Resort
32 reviews
.65 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 55 nearby restaurants
Christy Hill Restaurant
309 reviews
.35 km away
River Grill
208 reviews
.40 km away
Bridgetender Tavern and Grill
331 reviews
.38 km away
170 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 64 nearby attractions
Incline Village / Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau
28 reviews
.49 km away
Tahoe City Visitor Information Center
20 reviews
.21 km away
Watson Cabin Living Museum
9 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
15 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from calsun99 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never had a problem with it, I supposed if you were rowdy, there might be a problem. In the summer on Sundays there are free concerts, they sell beer and we bring wine.