Pope Beach

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  • Address: Pope Beach Campground, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Trail, Water Body, Leisure, Family And Kids, Adventure Sport, Water Sport, Picnic Spot

Pope Beach - Review

Families love this beach. It’s clean and shallow and long. Watersports include kayaking, swimming and wind-surfing. There are some lovely trails around for jogging and bicycling. Picnic table and standing BBQs round out the food areas, which also have snack shacks. There are rentals from where you can pick up watersports gear. Thank goodness, it’s size means that it’s almost never crowded. Surrounded by lovely forests, it’s incredibly peaceful.

Pope Beach Information

  • There are restrooms along the length of the beach.

Pope Beach Ticket Prices

  • Vehicle fee of $8 per car.

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  • Pope Beach Address: Pope Beach Campground, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, United States
  • Pope Beach Timing: 24-hrs
  • Pope Beach Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Pope Beach(preferred time): 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Pope Beach: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pope Beach

  • 95% of people who visit South Lake Tahoe include Pope Beach in their plan

  • 40.54% of people start their Pope Beach visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Pope Beach

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

91.55% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pope Beach

People normally club together Tallac Historic Site and Eagle Falls Hike while planning their visit to Pope Beach.

People also prefer to end their day with Pope Beach.

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

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Pope Beach, South Lake Tahoe Reviews

  • This beach is incredible, crystal clear green water perfect to enjoy the lake during the hot season. On my visit the water was a little bit cold but with a thin diving suit you are all set. Warm sand and barbecues. What else you can possibly ask. Check the date it might be very crowded and if you want to park next to the beach you have to pay a minimum of 10$, 20$ during the peak days. free entrance for bikers and walkers...keep this in mind since it's only an average of 3 miles far from the town. You can rent equipment to enjoy the lake like canoes and kayaks ecc... Go there and have fun.

  • One of my favorites spots on Tahoe. It has a far-reaching shallow area where you can walk out a long ways. There's also some great camping nearby.

  • Outstanding beach on the south end of Lake Tahoe in California. Decent amount of parking but during the busy season it will get full and it is a long walk from US 50 to the beach. Sand is not the finest at Tahoe, but it is nice and the beach is pretty long. Great views of the surrounding mountains and clear water. Beautiful pine forest.

  • Clean bathrooms, nice beach. Easy access for a quick day trip from Cameron Park.

  • Very nice and clear water here super cold but beautiful.

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