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Sand Harbor

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Address: Highway 28, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Incline Village, NV 89452
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+1 775-831-0494

Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this...

Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.

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Great spot

This is my second favorite spot on the lake. Only emerald bay is nicer. There is a beach. But the giant rocks are the cool part. And the water is so clear. It's truly amazing... read more

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Lombard, Illinois
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Lombard, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is my second favorite spot on the lake. Only emerald bay is nicer. There is a beach. But the giant rocks are the cool part. And the water is so clear. It's truly amazing. Paying to park here gets you into two other places as well.

Thank LostALot22
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach to bring your water toys and relax in the sun. Bring your kayak, water paddle board etc for easy access to the water. A very popular beach come early.

Thank toasty bill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW! The Sand Harbor had only a few visitors during our time which allowed us to take some great photos. The visit is one where the images will be forever burned in one's memory. When you visit, take a deep breath and enjoy the stunning views. Just Awesome!

Thank WEI339
Santa Rosa, California
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72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a huge beach in this State Park, and a parking fee. Awesome vistas of the lake that are still snowcapped in May. Water is cold. It takes about 35 minutes from South Lake Tahoe. Along the way you see the rock tunnel that you go through.

1 Thank perryaam
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a drive through this area last weekend. Lake Tahoe is beautiful! It was actually quite chilly (high winds coming off lake) so bring appropriate clothing. Our girls thought it was going to be nice enough for shorts/tanks! ;) Not this time of year, maybe later in the summer if it warms up. Definitely a bucket list must!

3 Thank TropicalGem5
Winter Garden, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove up from South Lake Tahoe to see Sand Harbor on our way home on s Sunday. This place is so beautiful. There were a lot of scuba divers there and some other people just walking around and taking photos. If you're in the area, I would definitely stop by. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beauty.

1 Thank PLan977
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017

It is the best beach to experience Lake Tahoe, be sure to get there early on weekends! Parking lot is full on weekends by 10:00 am but there is bus service from nearby Incline village, which is nice it you don't have a lot to pack with you. Otherwise parking on the road near this beach is limited with long... More 

Thank Mary B
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This is another great view of Lake Tahoe. If you've never been to Lake Tahoe put it on your list. And this state park, a beach, is a nice place to see the 50 mile diameter lake.

Thank Y6311AYsteveng
Amissville, Virginia
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This was a beautiful place to visit. We got here at 8am and we were the only ones here, talk about a private retreat. We brought our nikon D7000 camera in hopes to update our family photos; this place didn't disappoint! We had a timer and it took 5 pics 3seconds apart, a great feature when no one is around.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We stopped in to see the lake up close, as tourists. We paid the park fee and drove in. It was well worth it. This lake and beach are magnificent. I was in awe at its beauty. Go to the right of the restaurant, that beach is small but gorgeous. The water was crystal clear! Just amazing! If you go... More 

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