Fallen Leaf


The Fallen Leaf Campground is approximately one-quarter mile north of Fallen Leaf Lake. Nestled among towering native pine trees, this campground offers a variety of recreational activities.  The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is directly across Highway 89 and has interpretive programs, guided walks on the Rainbow Trail and to the Stream Profile Chamber.  Also…(Read More)

Baldwin Beach


Baldwin Beach is located 4 miles from the city of South Lake Tahoe on State Highway 89. Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-October; Entry fee required. Baldwin Beach is known for its beautiful sandy beach that stretches for approximately one-half mile with panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains. Recreation…(Read More)

The Taylor Creek Visitor Center, operated in partnership with the Great Basin Institute, is located on the south shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe approximately three miles north of the City of South Lake Tahoe. The visitor center serves as a hub where four fascinating self-guided trails begin. The visitor center is typically open from…(Read More)

Kiva Shoreline


No physical address; road across from Fallen Leaf Rd at Hwy 89 at Tallac Historic Site sign; 75 yards at “Y” go left to Kiva Parking Gated. Open Memorial Day Weekend through October (weather permitting). No fee required. Kiva Shoreline (also known at Tallac/Kiva Point or Visitor Center beach) is located on National Forest…(Read More)

A century ago, what is now the Tallac Historic Site held the title of “Grandest Resort in the World” and was the summer retreat for three of the San Francisco Bay Area’s socially elite families. Today, the remains of the resort and the restored estates attract thousands of visitors annually to recapture this bygone…(Read More)

Camp Richardson Resort beach stretches for one-quarter mile and offers great views of Cave Rock, Heavenly Mountain Resort and the East Shore. Music and cocktails are available at The Beacon Bar and Grill. Hot Dog & Snow Cone stand available at the Marina. Boat, jet ski, kayak, SUP, peddle boats, and more are available…(Read More)

Pope Beach


Pope Beach is located 3 miles west of the city of South Lake Tahoe on State Highway 89. Pope Beach is located on National Forest land and is approximately three-quarter miles long with a sandy beach, excellent swimming and picnicking opportunities and incredible views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada…(Read More)