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Pope Beach

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

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Lees Summit, Mo
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322 reviews 322 reviews
121 attraction reviews
871 helpful votes 871 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 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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11 reviews 11 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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Pittsburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Large beach was not crowded on week day. Weekends get pretty packed. beautiful views. good for a nice long walk by the water. bathrooms clean and serviced.picnic benches are everywhere.

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Santa Cruz, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you come by car, you must pay for parking. Otherwise, saunter in from the road and be prepared to be amazed. The beach is very long, very clean with numerous restrooms, picnic tables, and more recently, a place to rent kayaks. We walk here from Tahoe Keys, on the bike path along Highway 89. It's a perfect five to... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

So very Beautiful, it was very clean. We road bikes from Anderson bike rental and had a great time. well worth the trip

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Pleasanton, California
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373 reviews 373 reviews
226 attraction reviews
404 helpful votes 404 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is pretty much the place where most people go to when they want to actually get close to the water. It's located close to the highway, has parking (around 7 or 8 dollars), clear sand, food, a pier to walk, kayaks for rent etc. Keep in mind, that water stays cold even in summer (it can probably get into... More 

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Sacramento, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We rode our bikes to Pope Beach one morning and it was beautiful- far less crowded than the beach at Camp Richardson and other beaches nearby. Clean sand, great views, and some shady spots. Kayaking and paddleboard rentals right at the beach. Great way to spend a whole day.

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New York City, New York
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168 reviews 168 reviews
117 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lovely beach, family, couples, or singles, away from crowds, beautiful clear waters, just minutes away East from South Lake Tahoe. Definitely recommend it.

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