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“Excellent Family Beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pope Beach

Pope Beach
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Sacramento, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
49 attraction reviews
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Excellent Family Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We've been to Pope Beach many times. It's close to SLT, and a convenient drive. Water is good for swimming and kayaking. Some shade, so get there early (before 11:00) for the best spot. Parking is limited on weekends. Sandy shoreline, clear water. Some of our best days in SLT are spent at Pope Beach.

Visited June 2013
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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“Local's Secret Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I shouldn't tell you, but this is a nice beach. Very large, never crowded. They recently redid all the bathrooms.

Visited June 2012
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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“Best beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This is the best beach we have in Tahoe if you don't have your pets with you. They charge 7 dollars to park but you can come and go all day as long as they aren't too full. They have picnic tables that are huge! Bathrooms with indoor plumbling. No outhouses. The sand is better than the other beaches and the water is not that far of a walk from parking or the picnic tables. There is adequate sun and shade areas. They also have a vendor that sells food and beverages. If you don't want to drive you can bike or hike in. The kids love this beach. We watch the fireworks from it every year.

Visited August 2012
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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“Good size and beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

The beach is right off of the highway and has a lot of space. It was closed when we went, but we parked on the highway and walked in. The sand is fairly smooth and the beach look great for swimming in the summer. We brought our dog and a lot of other people had theirs too.

Visited May 2013
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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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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