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Pope Beach

Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
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Owner description: Wide sandy beach, popular with families.

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We were there in June when they had music on the beach, but a nice beach to hang out in and good amount of parking.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice view but the beach was closed for the season. We could walk onto it but there wasn't much to actually do there.

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Manteca, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We've always gone to the main beach in Lake Tahoe that everybody else goes to, until my husband found this beach on a bike ride. It's just as beautiful as far as the views, but it's cleaner with a lot less people. There are places to sit, bbq, and the public restrooms are very clean too. But there no rentals... More

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Wells, Maine
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed in So. Lake Tahoe for three nights and found this beach on our expedition around the lake. The last full day we were there, we spent the afternoon on this beautiful beach. The water was a bit chilly, but it was the middle of September. Being from coastal Maine, the chilliness didn't bother us much! A must see... More

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Pinon Hills, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a beach that is not crowded like some others are. Parking fee is reasonable and picnicing is great. Beautiful forest trees with picnic benches and BBQs are clean. Water is cold! This is a great place for a bike ride with it's adjacent paths.

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Menlo Park, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful sandy beach with a great view of the lake. Wonderful place to swim, boat or just each lunch. Great place for families, couples or by yourself. Easy to find.

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Lees Summit, Mo
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306 reviews 306 reviews
116 attraction reviews
821 helpful votes 821 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great views. Good place to look out over the lake. Parking at this place is a little tough to get but if you get their early it is ok.

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new york
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5 reviews 5 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great beach, lots of sand, excellent spot for swimming, and plenty of space both in the sun or shade. Parking was plentiful and convenient, but you could even save the 8 bucks if you bike in or feel like walking a quarter mile.

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Montpelier
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice beach with parking for those who pay and walk in for others. Very gradual shore line so one can get out far in water without being over your head. Water was warm enough (Tahoe style) to stay in for a few minutes. Picnicking tables and bathrooms available

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Long Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We love Pope Beach in South Lake Tahoe! The beach is clean and generally not crowded. Even the restrooms are clean! They do have some picnic benches as well as BBQ's for use. Great place to relax!

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