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Shallow water for a long way!

This is a sandy beach with shallow water a long way out. There are paddle boats among other water... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Edmonds, Washington
Stunning crystal clear & clean water

Worth the trip! Parking is $10, but you can park on the street and take a 5 min walk to the beach... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
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Includes public and private resort beaches, which are both well-kept.
Emerald Bay Road, Tahoma, CA
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a sandy beach with shallow water a long way out. There are paddle boats among other water toys to rent there. It is a short drive from our vacation rental cabin in Tahoma and the beach we use most often other than the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Worth the trip! Parking is $10, but you can park on the street and take a 5 min walk to the beach for free. Super clean beach, with crystal clear and clean water. Just beautiful and peaceful. Family atmosphere. Great place for a swim. Cold...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The beach is split into two different sides and you can’t walk from one side to the other as there is a waterway in between the beaches . The only way to get to the other side is swim across the waterway opening, yes very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I stopped here with my boyfriend to go for a swim after spending the day hiking. The view was really pretty but the water was freezing! What really bummed me out was there were little kids throwing rocks and a toy truck at all of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
7  Thank CarlyAZ
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is probably our families favorite easy "drive up" spot on Lake Tahoe. Small entrance fee, easy parking, a grill open some days if you don't pack a lunch, air compressor to blow up your kayaks, sunshine and clean soft sand! One of the most...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dianewP3499YE
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to spend time with the family. Sandy Beach with gradually sloped depth in water for little ones. Restrooms and a little place for food makes for a very enjoyable day!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Gunpacking
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great sandy beach that was not crowded. Have to remember that it is September. Staff in store are very nice. Clean beach, beautiful view of lake and mountains

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank josephn588
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There are 2 areas here. The state park and the Indian Reservation. While both are nice I highly recommend the state park as this side of the Beach limits people based on parking. After parking is full it is limited to walk ins which is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TruckeeTroutTraveler
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We lounged on the camping side of this beach. It is such a gem of a beach. I wish they had kayak rentals, because the water is so calm here.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank judycat2016
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Good place to have a picnic, walk the beach and watch people. We were looking for a place to have lunch and this was just the right place to do that.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank DougC555
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7 June 2017|
Response from cscac | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I wrote a review for Tahoe tree adventure park (I believe that is the name). It is at Granlibakken ski resort just south of Tahoe City. It is a really nice place and the staff is very helpful. It is good for all ages... More