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Address: Hwy 89, CA 96143
Phone Number: 530 525 7277
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This state park in the Lake Tahoe region features one of the finest...
This state park in the Lake Tahoe region features one of the finest beaches in the area and several popular hiking trails.
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The Park and the Lake are just a step away from pure Bliss

We launched our boat from a designated boat ramp and met the rest of the family for at the Park for a gourmet Lunch Picnic, prepared ahead of time....at home....although, there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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El Dorado Hills, California
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El Dorado Hills, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We launched our boat from a designated boat ramp and met the rest of the family for at the Park for a gourmet Lunch Picnic, prepared ahead of time....at home....although, there are many food establishments around the Lake that will also be glad to prepare a magnificent lunch or just a tuna sandwich and a bag of chips. The key... More 

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Fremont, California
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1,495 attraction reviews
1,372 helpful votes 1,372 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

D. L. Bliss is a good place for the beach at Lake Tahoe. There is hiking possibilities; the Rubicon Trail is here. In addition, there is camping opportunities. We enjoy going to this state park. In the winter it is closed for the season. It is a very popular park, so its good to get here early to get a... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A must see beach of Tahoe, beautiful rock formations and serene beach and limited parking spot for non-camping visitors.

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Wells, Maine
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127 reviews 127 reviews
31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A beautiful place to take pictures, hike, or just relax. The scenery is gorgeous. It would be a great place for a picnic....if we had thought of it!

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Melbourne, Australia
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174 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had to walk down 1 mile as the park entry is closed for tht season but easily found the start of the Rubicon Trail. It's 3.6 miles one way to Vikingsholm and a fabulous walk. Easy to Moderate, with great views for much of the way. We stopped at Vikingsholm for our picnic lunch then heeded back on the... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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117 reviews 117 reviews
41 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Two couples, parked one car, drove to Bliss. We increased hike inadvertently distance by walking through the campground forested area. The walk is easy, takes about 4 hours at a leisurely pace and you will enjoy wonderful scenery throughout. What can you say about the views!. The trail is easy to navigate and not very difficult, until you work your... More 

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We lucked out with site #49. It was on a hill with built-in stairs, but that made it very unique and secluded. Even the ranger who greeted us at check-in said it was a great site. A few things to note... despite some of the reviews saying this park is infested with problem bears, we didn't see one bear. Just... More 

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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132 reviews 132 reviews
55 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We spent a half day hiking the trails here. The short balanced rock trail was very nice and there was an informative trail guide brochure. There was a small store that had some educational displays like animal skeletons, pelts, a beavers tail etc. The highlight though was the hike along the lake that went all the way down to the... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was really nervous about Lake Tahoe because of all the bear fear mongering that I read before I left. I was all ready to have to go toe to toe with a bear, but it never happened. DL Bliss was my second choice after Emerald Bay was closed for construction, but I ended up being very satisfied with DL... More 

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California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
56 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The park itself has received lukewarm reviews, but not many people know that the park has the trailhead for the breathtaking Rubicon Trail. The trail is 4.6 miles one way starting from the Rubicon trailhead in D.L. Bliss SP trailhead and ending at Vikingsholm castle in Emerald Bay SP (or in reverse direction). You can do a return hike for... More 

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