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Beautiful beach

Beautiful and clean beach. Kid and dog friendly. Easy walk from the visitor center. Shady spots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leah C
One of few pet-friendly beaches in So. Lake Tahoe

This is a nice sandy beach that is pet friendly. Although dogs are supposed to be on a leash, many... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Folsom California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and clean beach. Kid and dog friendly. Easy walk from the visitor center. Shady spots available.

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a nice sandy beach that is pet friendly. Although dogs are supposed to be on a leash, many are not so you need to watch your dogs. To get there, you need to follow these directions. Turn right off of Highway 89 past...More

1  Thank tomcarla
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Nice walk and then we watched a a newly married couple had the photos by the lake, the bride was frozen!!!

Thank Merran
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

With no snow we decided to go for a short walk. Main car park was closed for winter but managed to park by gate entrance off road. Walked in, past amphitheatre and down to waters’ edge and then along to main beach. Lovely day, great...More

Thank FunkyWildcat
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This beach is easy to access by walking from the parking lot on a flat trail. The sand is natural, and behind the beach is a lagoon or marsh which had many ducks in it when we were there. Lots of people bring their dogs...More

1  Thank JeffP2
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife, grown daughter and I visited Lake Tahoe in mid-September. After hiking all morning we (well my wife and I) wanted to do something a little easier in the afternoon. We stopped at the National Park Service visitor center (a fun destination in and...More

2  Thank danieloW7812SH
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My experience with beaches had been North Carolina where the view around the ocean was condos and hotels. The view here of the mountains and sparkling lake is absolutely breathtaking! Daughter chose this beach because it was dog friendly. We hiked the day before, and...More

1  Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Dog heaven. We're not dog owners but still enjoyed the beach. Lots of nooks and crannies away from the main beach for quiet enjoyment. A very photogenic spot at sunset.

1  Thank Kay L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Okay all you people without dogs, this is a DOG BEACH. There are only two dog beaches on all of giant Lake Tahoe, and the locals don't use leashes, so if you don't want to be around free-wheeling canines, go to a different beach! Kiva...More

4  Thank zenasbee
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Seemed like a very nice beach area. Some trails. Close to a historic site. Lots of good shade around. Free parking. Not much beach area this year. A local told us it was due to the tremendous amount of snowfall in the 2016-2017 winter. We...More

Thank John F
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