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Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.
Highway 28, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Incline Village, NV 89452
+1 775-831-0494
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We made our way down to Sand Harbour by 8.15 and queued up to get into the car park. When we arrived at the parking area, it was 50% full and by 8.35, the beach was half full (it opened at 8.30). The beach and...More

Thank Sheena S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was beautiful. We really enjoyed exploring with our 2.5 year old. The rocks and clear water were unbelievable! We really wish we would have rented a kayak here and explored even more. I would have come back here every day of our vacation.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's hard to put into words just how beautiful this area is. The sights are just breathtaking. The water is crystal clear. Kids and adults jump off of the boulders that are situated throughout the park. There is a $10 charge but it is well...More

2  Thank Utrocket71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach area, great for all water sports. Get there early gates open at 8 and it's usually full by 9.

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our teenagers loved this area. Great selfies and brilliant for jumping off the boulders. The carpark was full so we parked on the road. This was actually better to get a quieter area. A great day out.

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the one place we really wanted to visit on our first visit from Canada to Lake Tahoe and it was unfortunate that we got out in the morning and first hit lots of construction traffic and then found the parking lot to Sand...More

2  Thank Upe47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get here early to ensure a parking spot. Nice beach with a lot of rocks, pretty scenery, and crystal clear water!

Thank MAR319
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular spot. Parking is somewhat limited. It is a good place to spend a summer day. They have it well-maintained.

2  Thank Jim A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoy outdoor water activities so we decided on kayaking Lake Tahoe. Our guides took us to Sand Harbor on the Nevada shore where we spent several hours kayaking outside of the harbor, south along the shore to Thunderbird. As expected, the...More

1  Thank GTAkids68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sand Harbor has some of the best views of Lake Tahoe, but you have to pay for access. Other beaches nearby are free but arguably the views are better here. I'm not adverse to paying towards the maintenance of a such a natural beauty. The...More

1  Thank IvyD-L
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Edie D
August 8, 2018|
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Response from karensSouthernIN | Reviewed this property |
Parking is difficult after 10am during the summer. The theater is in the evening but people start leaving around 5-6pm. It will be hit or miss depending on the day. Really impossible to guess.