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Pope Beach

Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600
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Awesome Beach

This beach is an amazing Tahoe location. Calm and very clean. There's restrooms, parking, bbq and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nathan J
Paid parking

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
South Lake Tahoe
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  • Average7%
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“great beach” (19 reviews)
“picnic tables” (20 reviews)
“food truck” (6 reviews)
Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530-543-2600

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is an amazing Tahoe location. Calm and very clean. There's restrooms, parking, bbq and the amazing lake. Highly recommended.

Thank Nathan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Highmeadowhiker
Reviewed 7 February 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 15 October 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 28 September 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

1  Thank travelJFH
Reviewed 25 September 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.

Thank rexcatt
Reviewed 14 September 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

Thank 451cece
Reviewed 13 September 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

Thank Tamara H
Reviewed 9 September 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.

Thank Teri R
Reviewed 9 September 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
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Can you see the South Lake Tahoe fireworks display from Pope Beach?
19 March 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 !!!!
Can you drink alcohol at this beach?
19 July 2016|
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Response from KIKI95632 | Reviewed this property |
Are dogs welcome on the beach?
28 June 2016|
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Response from mzjdoeboy | Reviewed this property |
no, you can take dogs to Kiva beach