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“Worth the visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pope Beach

Pope Beach
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
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Owner description: Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Worth the visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Beautiful, clean beaches. Crystal clear water. Plenty of picnic tales and restrooms. A great beach to visit in Tahoe.

Visited September 2012
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Naples, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great place to swim”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

If you don't mind the water temperature being on the cool side, this is a great place for a plunge. Like all of Tahoe this proves to be another wonderful beach to visit.

Visited July 2012
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SoCal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

If you enjoy history, Pope Beach is a great place to see. The main house, guest houses and servants quarters are really amazing, and it is easy to imagin what life would have been like in those early days of Tahoe. Loved the long narrow, somewhat secluded beach. Could have stayed there all day!

Visited August 2012
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South Lake Tahoe, Ca
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93 reviews 93 reviews
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Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Great Lake Tahoe Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is a very beautiful Lake Tahoe beach. The parking is close to the water, there are bathrooms, grills, and an occasional tree to give you some shade. The downside is that you have to pay to drive your car in-$7. We ride our bikes in for free though!

Visited August 2012
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Seattle
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12 attraction reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great beach! Best in South Lake Tahoe!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Wow, this is a fantastic beach! It costs $7 per car to get in and seems to keep the crowds down. It still gets busy, so go early. The car pass also gets you into Baldwin Beach & Nevada Beach if you want to check out all three in one day.

There are bathrooms, an ice cream truck, and tons of sun! The beach is very clean and the water feels great. I highly recommend this beach over Baldwin & Camp Richardson (too many people).

Visited August 2012
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