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“Great for families” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pope Beach

Pope Beach
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
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Owner description: Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great for families”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We rented a couple of paddle boards for a couple of hours and took turns - worked great! Picnic tables were in partial shade and we brought along a couple of awnings as well. Parking is close as were the restrooms. Had an excellent picnic and day at the beach!

Visited July 2013
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Wales, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“A lovely beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Clear water, great choice of water sports. Take your own picnic as there is only on place to buy snacks, which is very limited and has slow service.

Visited August 2013
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Chatsworth, CA
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“beautiful and fun historic tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Lots of history in Lake Tahoe I didn t know about. We rode bikes and did the tour. Well worth it. Beach was beautiful and there is a doc.

Visited July 2013
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Sparks, NV
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Typical beach at Tahoe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Sand is course - you can park on the highway and walk in or pay to park. It is along the bike trail so you can even bike in if you want.

Visited July 2013
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Paso Robles, California
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“Perfect Lake Tahoe beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

After reading several reviews we decided to give Pope Beach a try and we were so glad we did. There are a lot of trees along the beach front so you can enjoy the sun or cool off in the shade. The beach front is a long expanse so it is not too crowded. We were able to sit close to the water so my 3 year granddaughter could be easily supervised while she played in the sand or water. The bathroom facilities were nice and spaced along the beach so they are convenient for everyone. Grills and picnic tables are available as well as beach craft rentals. In the first parking lot segment there is a food trailer that sells drinks and a limited selection of food items.

Visited July 2013
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