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D.L. Bliss State Park

Hwy 89, CA 96143
+1 530-525-7277
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Great park

Decided somewhat on a whim to go to D.L Bliss for some picture taking opportunities. We were so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auburn, NH
Visitor Center for Vikingsholm Castle to pay fee

We had to stop here to pay the fee and get the pass to post on the car to drive for our handicap... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Susan M
Warren, Michigan
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This state park in the Lake Tahoe region features one of the finest beaches in the area and several popular hiking trails.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hwy 89, CA 96143
+1 530-525-7277
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided somewhat on a whim to go to D.L Bliss for some picture taking opportunities. We were so glad we did. What a great park. Absolutely stunning views, and a really great set up. Make sure to at least walk a short ways along the...More

Thank wildcatsfan86
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We had to stop here to pay the fee and get the pass to post on the car to drive for our handicap passenger instead of hiking a mile down and climb back up. They had stuffed forest critters with labels so we knew what...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

DL Bliss state park covers a nice piece of land with excellent view of the Tahoe Lake shore and mountains. For day hikers, the experience of walking along the Rubicon trail is fantastic. However, it becomes a challange for lack of transportaion to the trail...More

Thank HyperionSeoul
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We wanted to avoid the crowds at Emerald Bay State park so we drove a little bit up the road to this lovely park. Upon arriving at the lower entrance we were told there was no parking at the beach. We were initially disappointed to...More

Thank Indybindee
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We camped here and absolutely loved it! We had a lower beach site and it was only a five minute walk down to the shore! Bathrooms were clean and well taken care of as well as the sites. The trails were easy and fun, especially...More

1  Thank Justine B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Visited on Sat. May 13th. 2 weeks before Memorial Day weekend. Apparently, California State Park systems believes no one visits their state parks before Memorial Day weekend. I'm here to testify that they're missing an opportunity to make some money. The parking area off Hwy...More

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is a true Tahoe gem. Great park in a great setting. Yes there are bears and bees but no need to scare you away. The park is very well run and the beach is amazing. If going for the day, go early. If camping...More

Thank TruckeeTroutTraveler
Reviewed 23 November 2016

One of the best hikes and most beautiful hikes Ive ever done! Super easy, just absolutely gorgeous views!!

1  Thank TvlRN
Reviewed 13 November 2016

After enjoying Vikingsholm and Lower Eagle Falls, we wanted to hang out some more in Emerald Bay, so we walked a few miles on the Rubicon Trail. Being a bright and sunny early November day, (the campsite was closed and) we had the Emerald Bay...More

Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly loved hiking the Rubicon Trail from Bliss to Emerald Bay. I was dropped off at Bliss and picked up in the Vikingsholm parking lot. The trail was easy and the views stunning.

Thank Di B
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Linda G
27 July 2017|
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Response from Justine B | Reviewed this property |
No issues at the site we camped at.