Emerald Bay State Park

4.86 Votes
  • Address: 138 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA, United States
  • Phone: +1-5305257232
  • Tags: Park, Family And Kids
Tickets From $57.74

This breathtaking beautiful park was established in 1953 and is spread over 1,533 acres of land. The park has Eagle Falls and Vikingsholm, which is a 38 room mansion depicting Scandinavian architecture in its finest forms. You can hike and bounce around the rocks while clicking pictures of the phenomenal views. You can take a boat ride in Lake Tahoe and that has its own share of fun. The ideal location of the park actually makes it difficult to describe how stunning the spot is. You have to visit this place to understand the history behind the mansion and the outstanding beauty which it beholds. It is a remarkable gem which will make your trip worthwhile.

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  • Emerald Bay State Park Address: 138 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA, United States
  • Emerald Bay State Park Contact Number: +1-5305257232
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  • 0.5% of people who visit South Lake Tahoe include Emerald Bay State Park in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Emerald Bay State Park visit around 7 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Emerald Bay State Park

Monday, Friday and Sunday

50% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Emerald Bay State Park

People normally club together D L Bliss State Park and Eagle Falls Hike while planning their visit to Emerald Bay State Park.

People also prefer to keep themselves free for an entire day while exploring Emerald Bay State Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Emerald Bay State Park Reviews & Ratings

  • This place has timeless beauty. Despite the holiday weekend crowds, there are spots where you can find some peace and quiet with nature. Mid week and early mornings are optimal for a more enjoyable time at the park. Clean restrooms. Be prepared to hike steep inclines as parking lot fills up quick. All in all, still one of my favorite spots.

  • WOW! Lake Tahoe is absolutely beautiful! I even managed to get back up the trail to our car! Seriously it's a place to see if you are even close, very nice town too(South Lake Tahoe). Everything you would want also easy access from the highways. Plan to go back and hope the climb back up is easier. 🧗‍♂️🙄

  • This place has great views of Tahoe. Spent about six hours hiking here just appreciating the views. The hardest part about the hike was getting back to the car, it's a pretty steep incline, but the rest is fairly flat. I would highly recommend this hike!

  • This place is so incredible. Absolutely gorgeous place to stop and adventure. Or if you only have enough time to stop for a moment and enjoy the epic views it is worth every minute. We kayaked to the island in the middle of the bay and it was one of the best days of this summer. Just a beautiful experience.

  • We come here every summer. I came here as a child with my mother. Now I bring my children. This is a great place to camp if you don't mind the bears. We usually have no issues with them as we keep our camp clean. There is much to do here whether you want to spend time on a boat on the beautiful lake or hike the many trails. There is a beach for swimming access. The staff here are attentive and pleasant as well as helpful. They even have fire wood for sale if you need it. The camp sites are clean and well designed to make it easy to set up camp quickly. They are a bit close together so Keep in mind it's busy here and you will have neighbors. I have never had a bad experience as most are friendly and there is so much to do you won't be at your camp all day. The bathrooms are clean and well maintained. Over all we look forward to coming here each year.

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