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    Campground by the Lake

    1150 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8210
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good43%
    • Average19%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
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    11 - 15 of 66 reviews

    Reviewed 23 July 2016

    Loved the location, right across the street from the beach/water in South Lake Tahoe. Close to lots of places to eat and easy access to trails, etc. Bathrooms were old, but clean. Felt very safe and secure here, lots of patrolling. A real gem!

    Thank Julie K
    Reviewed 10 July 2016

    Campground right in the middle of the city without the feel of the city. Very close walking distance to the lake. Staff was very nice. Bathroom/shower area was not very clean, and needs modernization. Biggest drawback wad the bums in the camp using the facilities,...More

    1  Thank Phil S
    Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for about 5 days. The location is great. Everything else, not so much. We brought 2 jeeps and a camper all on 1 trailer. We camped on the trailer, and had 2 jeeps on the campsite. The campsites are pretty big-which is...More

    Thank Luke D
    Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

    We've camped at several places in Tahoe and we loved campground by the lake. Close walking to a lot of things and a short bike ride to many things as well. Centrally loved. If you don't mind the dust and some street traffic noise it...More

    Thank CS_Nelson
    Reviewed 29 June 2016

    We stayed for 6 nights at the end of June. This is a beautiful campground, in a high traffic area, very close to many attractions. Right across the street is a great sandy beach with bathrooms and a snack stand. It's a short bike ride...More

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    Campground by the Lake-owned and operated by the City of South Lake Tahoe has 50 hookup spots and 120 spots without hookups. Tons of fun for the whole family, we are 2.3 miles away from the stateline on the California side. We are directly across route 50 from El Dorado Beach, a popular South Shore destination. We have shops and restuarants within walking distance and public transportation east to the Stateline (Casinos, Heavenly Village) and west all the way to Emerald Bay.
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    Grace M
    28 December 2016|
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    Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there 6 mos. ago and drove by first, then was told I had to book a site online. The campground is large and has many sections. Some have water and electric, some are primitive. I was tent camping and booked a... More
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    2 September 2015|
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    Response from garyd210 | Reviewed this property |
    I've never heard of 'day camping', but there is a library on the east side of the campground with a free parking lot for day parking. There is also a lakeside park with a parking lot about a mile north and west of the... More
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    "Would choose an interior site as ones along the road are a bit noisy"
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    "campsites along highway are noisier but have beautiful lake views."
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    "Camp somewhere else"
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    "Don't reserve a perimeter camp spot."
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