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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 little cove beach

We rented kayaks here and took a 2 1/2 hour ride down the coast past the Thunderbird mansion and beyond. We had a perfect day with no wind. The waters are as blue as blue can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Northville, Michigan
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Northville, Michigan
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282 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We rented kayaks here and took a 2 1/2 hour ride down the coast past the Thunderbird mansion and beyond. We had a perfect day with no wind. The waters are as blue as blue can be. The surrounding scenery is spectacular. The kayak rental was very easy and convenient. The staff were friendly and helpful and it was no... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a such a beautiful state beach. There are sandy beaches; interpretive path walks; rocks to climb and view; some BBQ area as well as a beach shack for rentals. The crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe add to the astounding beauty and charm. You find snorkelers and artists here often.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Water was shallow, no waves, lots of little fishes all around. Perfect for families with young children. Our 5 year old loved it! This place has something for everyone. Grown ups got to kayak around the coves, teens got to dive off nearby boulders, and during summers the whole family can enjoy a little Shakespeare by the lake. Doesn't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Wonderful from beginning to end - volunteers are very friendly and efficient. Seating is well done for all attendees, food and beverages provided by Brimm's Catering exceeded expectations on both visits for evenings we attended Shakespeare at the Lake (Tahoe).

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This beach is very clean. We paid $12 car parking charge which is only $10 if you are state resident. We had a nice fish and chips meal at the restaurant. The water in lake Tahoe is the cleanest water I have seen in years. The water is slightly cold and needs getting used to. There were no boating activities... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Sand Harbor summer Shakespeare Festival was performing The Fantastics. The show was absolutely fabulous!! The outdoor setting was gorgeous. Having never been, the staff and volunteers couldn't have been more friendly, more helpful, and more fun! The food and drink service was perfection. The evening was a fabulous experience - especially having not seen The Fantastics in New York!

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Who could ask for more! The excellent natural and human history reader boards on the boardwalk around the theatre are well worth the walk. Beach is probably crowded often, but the location is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This beautiful beach almost made me feel like I was in the Caribbean minus the colder water. You can hike, bike, swim, etc. etc in the summer, here. The bathrooms were clean. The PARKING was tough. Come with LOTS of PATIENCE cause it's tough to find a spot. However when you are here, it is so worth the wait. All... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The beach here was beautiful. Unlike the other beaches we visited that had very calm and shallow water, the water here was knee deep just a few feet out and had a lot of wave action. The scenery was spectacular. The family rented kayaks and paddle boards, everyone had a blast. The wind picked up late afternoon and added some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

For access, swimming, scenery and variety this place can't be beat. Our family went their 7 days straight on our last vacation and many vacations before. Being from Santa Barbara, CA we know about beaches. This high altitude beach is another favorite.

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