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Lake Tahoe - Nevada State Park

P.O. Box 8867, Incline Village, NV 89452
(775) 831-0494
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Description: A number of areas for visitors along Lake Tahoe, with the most popular being Sand Harbor.
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Atascadero, California
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200 reviews 200 reviews
70 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Well, no matter what the side events like parking or porta potties or any other thing people might complain about, the views of the lake are fabulous. The water is so clear and blue, the light glimmers so sweetly on the water. The smell of the air is intoxicating. The mountains on the other side of the lake are so... More

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Placerville, California
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34 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I received the Marlette Lake hike recommendation on Twitter via @TravelNevada and was not disappointed. It was a 12-mile roundtrip hike with a gradual 1,000-foot incline to Marlette Lake. First word of advice, park alongside the road near the boat inspection area so you don't have to pay the $10 entry fee into the park ($10 and there wasn't even... More

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Canmore, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Lake Tahoe is so beautiful. We drove from Reno on our Harley and drove around the entire Lake and every part has something so breathtaking! We did love Incline Village area, the beach and the view was amazing. The mountains around it give it a very peaceful feel! A must do if you in the area.

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Cleveland, Ohio, Usa
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

utterly stunning landscape everyone needs to see. we drove over from reno and watched the sun come up over north lake tahoe and then just sat and looked at the beauty of the horizon where the water and the snow capped mountains met.

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Pasadena, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lake Tahoe- anywhere on Lake Tahoe- is incredibly beautiful. It's so serene and clear and breathtaking. The park was well-kept, easy access, free parking- top notch! definitely recommend.

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Rainier, Oregon
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333 reviews 333 reviews
119 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Many of the spectacular views and recreation areas along Lake Tahoe's north shore have been recently organized together as Lake Tahoe - Nevada State Park. This includes Sand Harbor, Spooner Lake, and multiple other trailheads, scenic outlooks and such activities as a nude beach (at the bottom of a 1/2-mile-long steep trail). Worth spending a full day exploring. Caution: Extremely... More

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I'm an event planner for my company and recently had the splendid opportunity to find Gerald Scholl of Sierra Fin Addicts of Lake Tahoe! When we held our Sales Meeting in Lake Tahoe this year there was virtually no natural snow in Tahoe which is very rare, so I scrambled to find activities for 12 non-skiing attendees. Since the weather... More

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The snow was not falling, but high up at Mt. Rose and Incline Village, children were tobogganing and skiers were on the lifts. We desired to just be IN the place, so we looked for somewhere that we could enjoy the winter in Lake Tahoe yet not be burdened by the snow. We found the perfect place - Incline Beach... More

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204 reviews 204 reviews
67 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We spent a beautiful fall afternoon at Spooner Lake, in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Saw only a few other people on the trail that circles the lake. The trail itself is a well-graded, easy 2+ mile walk through pine forest, aspen groves, and lakeside edges. There is something to see on every turn: huge pines, the lovely small... More

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Felton, California
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144 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Driving on State Hiway 28 along the eastern side of Lake Tahoe is a real treat in the fall. We stopped by Spooner Lake State Park and had great hike around the lake. Lots of birds and outstanding fall color. Easy hiking and biking but more challenges within the park area. Fall has to be the best time to visit.... More

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