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Stunning crystal clear & clean water

Worth the trip! Parking is $10, but you can park on the street and take a 5 min walk to the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daisy M
via mobile
Crystal clear water, soft sand, amazing Lake Tahoe

This is probably our families favorite easy "drive up" spot on Lake Tahoe. Small entrance fee... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Diane W
Truckee, California, United States
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Includes public and private resort beaches, which are both well-kept.
Emerald Bay Road, Tahoma, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the trip! Parking is $10, but you can park on the street and take a 5 min walk to the beach for free. Super clean beach, with crystal clear and clean water. Just beautiful and peaceful. Family atmosphere. Great place for a swim. Cold...More

Thank Daisy M
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

The beach is split into two different sides and you can’t walk from one side to the other as there is a waterway in between the beaches . The only way to get to the other side is swim across the waterway opening, yes very...More

Thank alohagirl77
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I stopped here with my boyfriend to go for a swim after spending the day hiking. The view was really pretty but the water was freezing! What really bummed me out was there were little kids throwing rocks and a toy truck at all of...More

7  Thank CarlyAZ
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is probably our families favorite easy "drive up" spot on Lake Tahoe. Small entrance fee, easy parking, a grill open some days if you don't pack a lunch, air compressor to blow up your kayaks, sunshine and clean soft sand! One of the most...More

1  Thank Diane W
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to spend time with the family. Sandy Beach with gradually sloped depth in water for little ones. Restrooms and a little place for food makes for a very enjoyable day!

1  Thank laura y
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a great sandy beach that was not crowded. Have to remember that it is September. Staff in store are very nice. Clean beach, beautiful view of lake and mountains

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

There are 2 areas here. The state park and the Indian Reservation. While both are nice I highly recommend the state park as this side of the Beach limits people based on parking. After parking is full it is limited to walk ins which is...More

Thank TruckeeTroutTraveler
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We lounged on the camping side of this beach. It is such a gem of a beach. I wish they had kayak rentals, because the water is so calm here.

Thank judycat2016
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Good place to have a picnic, walk the beach and watch people. We were looking for a place to have lunch and this was just the right place to do that.

1  Thank DougC555
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Meeks Bay Beach area was a great choice for us with two 3-year olds! There's a small little area that is very warm that the kids could play in safely (when you get to the beach go to the right). This beach is VERY family...More

Thank Jomomma8
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June 6, 2017|
Response from cscac | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I wrote a review for Tahoe tree adventure park (I believe that is the name). It is at Granlibakken ski resort just south of Tahoe City. It is a really nice place and the staff is very helpful. It is good for all ages... More