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Glossary of Tahoe Activities Find your definitions for fun! Arcades

See “Gambling.”

Art Galleries See “Shopping”

Beaches [Also–

White sand, turquoise water, picnics, wading] Nothing feels, sounds and smells more like summer than a day at the beach. Tahoe’s shoreline features beaches in all varieties, some of them delightfully hard to find. South Tahoe has a string of lovely public beaches and lakefront resorts, from Zephyr Cove in the north to Lakeview Commons and Regan Beach in town center to Baldwin Beach off Highway 89. In North Tahoe, Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park on the East Shore is the creme de la crème of Tahoe sand. Arrive early to get parking, or bike to Sand Harbor on a scenic three-mile path from Incline Village. Sand-seekers also head for Kings Beach State Recreation Area and nearby Moon Dunes. Tahoe City’s Commons Beach has a playground and lawn. D. L. Bliss State Park and Meeks Bay Resort on the

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West Shore have beautiful sand beaches. Near Truckee, West End Beach at Donner Lake has a large lawn and shade trees. Go to for more information and locations.

Bike Parks Truckee has an excellent bike park with beginner to expert jump lines. Incline Village and South Lake Tahoe also have public bike parks with pump-tracks and beginner to intermediate flow lines. Northstar California resort bike park features more traditional mountain bike single track and wide trails, plus uphill transportation on ski lifts modified to carry bikes Bike Paths

[Also– Cruisers, E-bikes, inline skating, jogging strollers] Smoothly paved and separated from vehicle traffic, bike paths are found throughout Tahoe, curving along the lake shore, following a river, meandering through forests, meadows and neighborhoods. Although called bike paths, pedestrains and their dogs have right of way, so the paths are not always appropriate for cranking it up on a road bike.