Continuing our guides to the beaches of Lake Tahoe by region, here you will find information on the beaches that can be found on the north and east shore.

Beaches on the North Shore

Incline Village Beach

This is a private beach for the residents of incline village as well as those temporarily renting vacation homes within incline. The beach has its own boat ramp, BBQ area, kid’s recreational area including play equipment and volleyball court.

Burnt Cedar Beach

Another private beach reserved for the residents of incline and those staying in the area in rented accommodation. The beach offers a kids pool, swimming pool, barbecue spots and park.

The Hyatt Regency at Lake Tahoe

This Lake Tahoe hotel has its own beach that is reserved for guests staying at the hotel; highlights include Jet Ski and boat rentals, other rentals available from the ski beach as well as Hyatt’s beach.

Crystal Bay Speedboat Beach

This beach can be found at lower end of speedboat Avenue just off Highway 28 on the California side it is a small sandy beach and has limited parking.

Kings Beach Recreation Area

This beach can be found on Highway 28 at king’s beach. A larger sand beach with state parking in operation, parking is $10 for the day. Boat, Jet Ski and other water rentals are available as well as BBQ spot a recreational area for the kids and picnic spots.

Secline Beach

Can be found at the bottom of Secline street at kings beach which is just south of the highway 267 junction. The beach has very limited parking. The beach is quite rocky and undeveloped in places that offer access to large lawn areas, fire pits and picnic tables.

North Tahoe Beach

Situated adjacent to the Safeway at kings beach. The beach has a few grass areas, picnic tables and a volleyball court.

Tahoe Vista and Tahoe Vista Recreation Area

This recreational area is situated at the Tahoe vista which can be found off highway 28 on National Avenue. On offer are fire pits, picnic tables as well as a boat launch (fees are applicable)


Moon Dune Beach

Situated across the way from the Rustic cottage motel is a smaller sandy beach offering picnic tables, roadside parking and fire pits.

Patton Beach

Patton beach is a small and stony beach that can be found opposite the sierra boat company marina and the fabulous Kayak Café within Carnelian bay. The beach has limited parking as well as picnic tables.

Beach at Carnelian bay

Located between the sierra Boat Company and Garwood’s this beach allows dogs and has plenty of benches as well as footpaths.

Lake Forest Beach

This beach can be found at the tip of bristlecone just off the Lake Forest road which is approximately 1.5 miles to the east of the city of Tahoe. The beach offers a number of fire pits and picnic tables.

Tahoe State Recreational Area

This beach can be found on highway 28 on the eastern most edge of the city of Tahoe opposite the boat works mall. There is a parking fee of $5, a larger beach with grassy areas; kids park as well its own parking area.

William Kent Beach

Located on Highway 89 just 2.5 miles to south of the city of Tahoe, is where you will find this small and sandy beach it offers a number of picnic tables and fire pits.

MourelatosLakeshore Beach

This resorts private and sandy beach is the perfect place to go kayaking, paddle boarding or even just build sandcastles while enjoying the summer sun.

Beaches of the East Shore

Sand Harbor

A division of the Nevada state parks, the beach offers restrooms, excellent picnic facilities a large sandy beach and boulders that are ideal for climbing. Parking is available at $6 per vehicle and there is also a fee for the boat launch which has its own entrance, the fee for the boat launch is $8. If you are using a boat then you can anchor in the harbor at a cost of $6. Annual boat permits are available with prices starting from $75.