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“Beautiful Beach” 4 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.
SANTA CRUZ
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10 reviews
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“Beautiful Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The beach is gorgeous, surrounded by the peaks of Lake Tahoe. Grills, picnic tables, bathrooms. It has all you need for day on the shore. Not enough trash cans. Be prepared for the crowds, especially on the weekend. Location can't be beat!

Visited August 2013
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Omaha, Nebraska
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“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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30 reviews
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“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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“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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“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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