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Kiva Beach

Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-541-5227
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Great beach for Dogs!

Dog friendly beach! Lake was very high this summer, so there was less sandy areas to set up, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
great place to take your dog!

Nice open stretch to let your dog have some fun...I'm sure it is best to have your dog on leash but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-541-5227

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dog friendly beach! Lake was very high this summer, so there was less sandy areas to set up, but at least the dogs had a great time.

Thank Rettig33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice open stretch to let your dog have some fun...I'm sure it is best to have your dog on leash but if no one is there except you and your dogs when i was there they had a best running on the beach and playing...More

Thank alibu2266
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though I dont have a dog, this is my favorite beach in South Lake Tahoe. There is free parking, nice restrooms, and plenty of places to sit by the lake. Walk through the fence to the right to the Pope Estate and enjoy the...More

Thank Anaundda E
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Really nice place to chill out and have a piknik, the beach is a delight, and the water is crystal clear, also the background scenary is very pleasant, best to go on a warm sunny day. Hope this has been of some help for you...

4  Thank garylomas
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Several years ago we started bring our dog(s) to Kiva Beach. What a wonderful experience for both us & them. The first year we brought our German Shepherd/Black Lab mix. She'd never been to a beach let alone have her feet in the Lake. We...More

2  Thank Carol B
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Kiva is awesome. Its easy to get to if you go during the week its never crowded and you can bring your dog. There's tons of room and everyone is friendly.

Thank eric F
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Nice area to just stop and enjoy the view, relaxing especially early in the morning when the sun is just coming up striking the farmountain range with a soft glow

Thank andrew m
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I actually got married at this beach. I forgot the reason but legally we didn't have to pay a fee or get permission so that was great. It has great views and great water. Our dog also loves to come here to...More

Thank mvfjet
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We love this beach as it is dog friendly beach. Really great place to relax and have fun with family. Has a walking path if you just want to stroll.

1  Thank familyjls
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Pros: beautiful dog friendly beach and very kid friendly if not for the bees infestation. Cons: bees!!! Do not come here with kids because of the bees.

Thank Linh R
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