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“summer” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pope Beach

Pope Beach
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
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Owner description: Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
“summer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I love all the beaches down that way but pope has the cleanest water, partially because there aren't a lot of people. So if you go DONT litter!!!

Visited September 2012
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Folsom, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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“Nice beach with nice views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We went to Pope Beach in July 2012. This was our family's first visit to Pope Beach and we really enjoyed it. There was plenty of parking and the beach is a short walk from the parking lot (2 important criteria for us.) There were also many bathrooms along the beach so you were never too far from one (another important factor for our family.) Aside from that, this beach had the same beautiful views of the lake that you would expect from anywhere around the lake. The water is calm and pretty shallow, so children can play safely in the water. There is plenty of sand to make sand castles, etc. This is a great family beach!

Visited July 2012
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Upland, California, United States
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“Beautiful View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Pope Beach provides a beautiful view of the whole lake. On most days, you can see all the way to the other side of the lake. The view is absolutely breathtaking. The beach was very quiet and there were not very many visitors because of the time of year. I would love to go back in the summer months.

Visited October 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“feel sorry for the neighbors”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

this beach looks amazing. i went during fall so i didnt take full advantage but it was a shame for the neighbors since there were multiple people admiring the beach. i do not like that the home owners have the "beach" cut off and you can't walk through more area but im sure they pay hefty property fees. this must be nice in the summer

Visited October 2012
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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“Beautiful & Peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I was there October 18th....the great part about going in October is the solitude of the area. We rented bikes from Anderson's Biclycle Rental for $10 / hr and rode about 16 miles total. Some of the areas we rode thru were closed to vehicles, but OK on bike. We spent a few hours taking in the beauty of Pope Beach and DEFINITELY want to return. The water was crystal clear and th the entire area immaculate.

Visited October 2012
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