No matter where you find yourself across the 180 degrees of North Lake Tahoe, you’ll find broad stretches of crystal clear water lined with silky, warm sand awaiting you. Lake Tahoe beaches are as diverse as our visitors are, and include secluded, hike-in spots, wide open picnic areas with easy parking, sandy expanses hosting weekly concerts, and rocky shorelines with walking trails and unbeatable views of the sunset. Check out our list or links to the right to find the Lake Tahoe beach that suits you and your needs best. Once you’ve settled on a place to lay down that towel and lather on the sunscreen, you’ll find out how relaxing a North Lake Tahoe vacation can really be.

Choose from the lists to the right to find a beach you can claim as your favorite…or see our list of personal favorites and borrow one as your own (we don’t mind sharing).

New Smartphone App Helps Visitors Research & Discover More Than 50 Tahoe Beaches

The Tahoe Fund, an environmental nonprofit dedicated to preserving and improving the Tahoe environment, today announced the launch of the Tahoe Beaches App to help more than 2 million Tahoe visitors find their way to the perfect beach outing on the public shores of Lake Tahoe. The app will also bring environmental benefits, helping to allow a more even flow of visitors to all beaches.


Points of Interest:

  • Check out the weather forecast to find out how many days of sun and fun you’ll have in the coming weeks.
  • Many of our beaches adjoin acres of forest and wildlife…see a list of local flora and fauna to see what (or who) might join you on the sand.