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Sand Harbor

Highway 28, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Incline Village, NV 89452
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Scuba diving, Swimming, Kayaking
Description: Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.
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Fresno, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Spent the day paddle boarding and hanging out in the sun. Beach is clean, plenty of restrooms along the beach. The store in the park is very small, needs to be bigger and offer a larger selection of products.Overall, i will be back again

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Rented a two-man kayak for a couple of hours and for us old folks it was enough. The lake was beautiful and we had a great time kayaking around the shore and sightseeing. Water was a little too cold for us but lots of people were swimming and taking advantage of long July 4th weekend.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Sand Harbor is a beautiful beach, with calm clear water and breathtaking views of the mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe. We were sad to leave, and reccomend this beach to anyone visiting the Tahoe area.

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Walnut Creek, California
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172 reviews 172 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The beach at sand harbor is wonderful. The color of the water is like being on a cove in the Caribbean but you're over 6,000 feet surrounded by mountains. Takes a while to get used to the cold water but wonderful for cooling off on a hot day. Nice facilities at the beach.

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Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The park is kept very nice. They have Stand Up Paddle board rentals, and some small boats like kayaks. I believe there is one restaurant there. Parking was free after 2pm, but I went before Labor Day. The Staff was friendly. The walk ways were very nice, and it has plenty of places where you can walk down to the... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I could have sat and just admired the view and water all day long. We were on a quick trip and wanted to show the kids the lake. We drove to around the lake area off of the main and there was absolutely no parking at 3 of the places we went to, in fact cars were lined up and... More

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Truckee, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is hands down the best beach on Lake Tahoe in my opinion. Our family loves going in spring, summer and fall. The problem in the summer, especially weekends is the crowds. Get there early and be prepared for crowds, not solitude. The amazing views and sand make up for some of the crowds. If you get there too late... More

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Sacramento, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Nevada State Park. Property clean and well kept. The walk way afforded great view of the beautiful shore line waters of different colors and local critters. Plenty of parking and small museum re to the area. Cafeteria type area for lunches and munchies..great ice cream.

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Hoover, Alabama
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of the must-see attractions to visit in order to have easy access to the lake itself. A sand beach right to the lake, or a boardwalk around the area if you don't want to get sandy makes this a muti-function area. Beautiful surroundings regardless which you choose. I love this spot! Huge granite boulders at the shoreline... More

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Valrico, Florida
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163 reviews 163 reviews
121 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We drove up to the Lake Tahoe area and came across this place by accident. We arrived fairly early and so there was ample parking ($10 entrance fee per vehicle). The site sports a nice beach area complete with a multitude of water sports activities (rental vendors), an amphitheater for concerts/shows, a visitor center/gift shop and a nice café. There... More

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