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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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Clean beach with beautiful views !!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Sruj
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San Jose, California
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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Was here during Feb'15 & the place was serene. Clean banks, quiet & the view was a spectacle. Not sure if the area was closed off but couldn't drive right into the park. We'd parked some distance on the main road & walked about a mile to reach the place. Highly recommend visit to Pope beach in S.Tahoe. Activities -... More 

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Hayward, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Beautiful beach. Great place for a swim on a warm summer day.There is lots of parking and clean bathrooms are available.

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San Antonio, Texas
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34 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We really enjoyed Pope Beach, it had a beautiful view, and it was very clean, which I liked. We only went once, but the experience was great, it was sunny but not too hot. The water is gorgeous and clear, but too cold for me to enjoy. There is an entrance fee, but all the beach/parks have one.

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