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Pope Beach

Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600
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Nice national park with a great beach.

This was a great national park with plenty of parking and beach front. Was very clean and well kept.

Reviewed yesterday
Marianne R
Tinley Park, Illinois
Off the beaten track

this beach is out of the way but beautiful spot too. not as many people as camp Richardson or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (21 reviews)
“picnic tables” (21 reviews)
“food truck” (7 reviews)
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a great national park with plenty of parking and beach front. Was very clean and well kept.

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this beach is out of the way but beautiful spot too. not as many people as camp Richardson or Bayou.

Thank inspi(red)u2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in quite a way because the gate was closed from 11-4. A sandy beach, restrooms, picnic tables and lots of shade trees make this a perfect spot to pitch your pop up and post up your family for the day. We had a...More

1  Thank karansimoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pope Beach for has clear shallow water.Restrooms are dispersed along the length of the beach and there is a parking fee. This is one of the cleanest Lake Tahoe beaches that will not disappoint. Great for the family.

3  Thank Allan D
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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 29 June 2017

We had a huge family trip to Pope Beach located in South Lake Tahoe. So there were over 8 rooms that needed to be booked and we were hoping that most of us would be on the same floor or close to each other 1...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 26 June 2017 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 20 June 2017 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
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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
20 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 !!!!
20 July 2016|
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