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Pope Beach

Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600
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Paid parking

Good views. Toilets. Picnic tables. More parking than could ever be needed. Good enough beach... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
South Lake Tahoe
Great Views & Photo Ops

Great place to spend and take pictures. We drove around The Lake and the community just out of... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2017
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (21 reviews)
“picnic tables” (20 reviews)
“food truck” (7 reviews)
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

Good views. Toilets. Picnic tables. More parking than could ever be needed. Good enough beach. Good views

1  Thank Highmeadowhiker
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Great place to spend and take pictures. We drove around The Lake and the community just out of Summer Season. Very nice!

Thank KeithMack
Reviewed October 15, 2016

There is not a bad spot in all of Lake Tahoe....south is a little more congested, but that makes for part of the fun...

Thank luvtogo362
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Pope Beach is close to HWY 89 near the Richardson Camp Ground. It is a stunning beach with plenty of parking and restroom facilities, a good place to ride to or walk around. It is also close to the Camp Richardson General Store and Deli...More

2  Thank travelJFH
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Pope Beach t is very long There is plenty of parking and facilities plus shade trees. Pope beach is only a few minutes from downtown South Lake Tahoe. The views are really pretty and the lake is shallow in this area.

1  Thank rexcatt
Reviewed September 13, 2016

There is an $8 fee to get in. We went on a Sunday at around 11am and there were still tons of parking available. Very nice beach with picnic tables. Flush toilets, thank goodness. Similar to other places nearby, wasps/yellow jackets are everywhere. Bug sprays...More

1  Thank 451cece
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We rented a kayak here and liked it very much. The people were nice and friendly. The beach was mostly clean with a family friendly feel. I liked the fact that we could see the bottom of the lake, or else I would probably never...More

1  Thank Tamara H
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We love spending time at Pope Beach. It has a very long beach that runs along Lake Tahoe and a restaurant near camp Richardson.

1  Thank Teri R
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The beach was gorgeous... This was the first time i visited this one. Its a crowded one. They had an entry fee for 8$ and pets are not allowed.it was a beautiful day and my son loved the waters.There was a small food truck selling...More

Thank Rekha R
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

8 bucks w no dog. we stayed here for less than 30 mins. too crowded, (coz its sunday and labor day) i dont know for regular days. water wasnt that extremely cold. beautiful place to sun bathing, grilled and do any kinds of water activities....More

Thank Lyka S
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July 21, 2017|
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Response from Theresa N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure we always pay with cash but one thing that is great is your parking receipt will get you in to Baldwin Beach, Nevada state Beach and a couple others, you can come in and out without having to pay again. I hope... More
March 19, 2017|
Response from luvtogo362 | Reviewed this property |
Have not been in the area on the 4th, but I assume any beach location would have a spectacular view....they are all very open with no obstructions....if you go, you'll have the best time ever !!!!
July 19, 2016|
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