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Address: Highway 28, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Incline Village, NV 89452
Phone Number: 775-831-0494
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Activities: Scuba diving, Swimming, Kayaking
Description: Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this...
Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.
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Beautiful scenery and beach

Well worth stopping in for an hour or so to see coast line of Lake Tahoe. Make sure to take the trail with interpretive descriptions of the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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McLean, Virginia
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McLean, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Well worth stopping in for an hour or so to see coast line of Lake Tahoe. Make sure to take the trail with interpretive descriptions of the area.

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Kingwood, Texas
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50 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We came in from Sacramento and were headed to Reno. We stopped at Sand Harbor for about an hour .... the beach is broad and sandy, and provides lovely views of the surrounding mountains. The cluster of green-tinted mountains and the blue, blue water is particularly striking. There is a small pier if you don't want to get your .... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a perfect sand harbor where you can sun or enjoy water sports relatively safely. Also, the water temperature is better here because it is not as deep as the rest of the lake. You can also launch your boat here.

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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183 reviews 183 reviews
55 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited in the winter, but the view is breathtaking. The beach in in a little cove and the lake and mountains off in the distance makes the beach just an awesome place to visit. It is a perfect place to take the kids for a great summer day. The playground and surroundings are a great family day.

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Santa Cruz, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
52 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

There is a reason the parking lot is full in the summer! Get there early and spend the day. Pristine clear water offers a great swimming area. (This is the beginning of the Trans Tahoe Relay across the lake!) Warm sand and clean bathrooms. Then there is the backdrop of the snow capped mountains and trees which are stunning. There... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Love it! This beach/park is the epitome of what Lake Tahoe has to offer: sandy beaches, giant boulders to climb, pristinely clear blue water, the stunning backdrop of the mountains...when in the area, if we have time to visit only one place, this is where we come. A great place to get your feet wet, bask in the sun, take... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We used to do Sand Harbor when I was a kid in the 70's. Since then, the parking situation hasn't improved and the crowds are worse. I'd pick a "friendlier" beach. Still, it's Tahoe... it's great!

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Corpus Christi
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was supposed to just be a bathroom stop on our 72 mile drive around Lake Tahoe but it turned into an hour long exploration of the amazing rock formations. There was a sand beach on one side and an other worldly collection of boulders on the other side. It was hard to wrap our minds around what we were... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Sand Harbor at sunset is an extraordinarily beautiful place at sunset. It's peaceful, expansive, and breathtaking. I loved seeing the snowcapped mountains on the other side of the lake. But from the beach to the marriage of ice and rock, its definitely a place to spend with a loved one or to enjoy a nice meditation. I've attached a picture... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
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162 reviews 162 reviews
55 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had this place recommended to us by a local and we were very glad we decided to visit it. The whole of the Lake Tahoe region is beautiful but this is such a special place and well worth a visit.

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