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Kiva Beach

Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-541-5227
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Had a great hour just people watching

Nice walk and then we watched a a newly married couple had the photos by the lake, the bride was... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Merran
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Croydon, United Kingdom
Wonderful walk through trees to beach

With no snow we decided to go for a short walk. Main car park was closed for winter but managed to... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
FunkyWildcat
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Nice walk and then we watched a a newly married couple had the photos by the lake, the bride was frozen!!!

Thank Merran
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

With no snow we decided to go for a short walk. Main car park was closed for winter but managed to park by gate entrance off road. Walked in, past amphitheatre and down to waters’ edge and then along to main beach. Lovely day, great...More

Thank FunkyWildcat
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This beach is easy to access by walking from the parking lot on a flat trail. The sand is natural, and behind the beach is a lagoon or marsh which had many ducks in it when we were there. Lots of people bring their dogs...More

Thank JeffP2
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

My wife, grown daughter and I visited Lake Tahoe in mid-September. After hiking all morning we (well my wife and I) wanted to do something a little easier in the afternoon. We stopped at the National Park Service visitor center (a fun destination in and...More

1  Thank danieloW7812SH
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My experience with beaches had been North Carolina where the view around the ocean was condos and hotels. The view here of the mountains and sparkling lake is absolutely breathtaking! Daughter chose this beach because it was dog friendly. We hiked the day before, and...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Dog heaven. We're not dog owners but still enjoyed the beach. Lots of nooks and crannies away from the main beach for quiet enjoyment. A very photogenic spot at sunset.

Thank Kay L
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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Okay all you people without dogs, this is a DOG BEACH. There are only two dog beaches on all of giant Lake Tahoe, and the locals don't use leashes, so if you don't want to be around free-wheeling canines, go to a different beach! Kiva...More

2  Thank zenasbee
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Seemed like a very nice beach area. Some trails. Close to a historic site. Lots of good shade around. Free parking. Not much beach area this year. A local told us it was due to the tremendous amount of snowfall in the 2016-2017 winter. We...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Kiva Beach is a great spot to hang and dip in the lake. Nice sandy beach out and in the water. Dog friendly although some owners don't understand leash laws and let their pouches roam. Had no problems with aggressive dogs but ..... Free parking...More

Thank Scott J
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

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
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