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Pope Beach

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Address: Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Description: Wide sandy beach, popular with families.

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Big and nice beach

It is a nice and big family beach. You can pay $8 and park in front of the beach or you can do a 5 minute walk to get into it. Pets are not allowed. It is full of families. You... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It is a nice and big family beach. You can pay $8 and park in front of the beach or you can do a 5 minute walk to get into it. Pets are not allowed. It is full of families. You can use your tents, you can do your own barbeque or picnic. It is clean. Water is cold but... More 

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South Lake Tahoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

BBQ grills, $8 a car, sandy beach, shade available, bathrooms. What else do you want? Only drawback - no dogs. Your pet will have to stay home.

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Many, many memories on this beach. I've visited this beach annually since 1970. Great for families. Great for anyone.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

ok, if you are in Tahoe, everything gets 5 rating. so read 3 rating against that back drop. It's getting compared with other places within Tahoe. The plus, if you have kids, old family members, this is the beach to go to. No trekking, you can literally drive to the beach. Lots of shade, and very flat beach. You can... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Anywhere in Lake Tahoe , we can find beautiful views , so this is no exception .The beach is clean , nice water , can move into the shady area if it's too hot which I think is great especially with kids . Toilets and parking are very close by. $8 for the parking though . We went during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We go here every year for July 4th fireworks and several times each summer for picnics. A great family beach for all ages!

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Nice place for a picnic cold cold water,but I'm old.Rent a bike and ride in free.bring a lunch.Sweet.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We visited in the month of April. It was officially closed. But you can park the car outside and walk inside. After walking for few min from road you can find the lake. It was an awesome view. Nice place to spend some time. Waters are very clean. Overall i really liked the beach and recommend for others.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Pope Beach is a location many Locals love going to before the Season opens,and well after the season ends.The view is amazing,the parking lot is close.It is located in a very majestic part of Tahoe.To live here and enjoy what it delivers is a Blessing.To come and visit it,A must.

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North Highlands, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The beach was nice and short walk from the hotel. The kids loved it though it was a bit cold this time of the year.

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Address: Address: Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

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