Lake Tahoe Visitor Guide Summer/Fall 2022

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Right to left: spectacular Emerald Bay, Cascade Lake, Lake Tahoe. COURTESY PHOTO

A Glossary of Things-To-Do Fun from A to Z. Arcades

See “Casinos.”

Art Galleries See “Shopping”

Beaches [Also–

White sand, turquoise water, picnics, wading] Tahoe’s shoreline features many lovely meetings of sand and water, some right off the road, others delightfully hard to find. South Tahoe boasts a string of public beaches and lakefront resorts, including Regan Beach and Lakeview Commons, Baldwin and Pope beaches to the west, and Zephyr Cove to north. Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park on the East Shore is the crème de la crème of Tahoe sand. The parking lot fills early on summer days, but shuttles are available. You can also bike to Sand Harbor on a scenic three-mile path from Incline Village. Sand-seekers in North Tahoe head for Kings Beach State Recreation Area and nearby Moon Dunes. Tahoe City’s Commons Beach has a playground and lawn. Meeks Bay Resort on the West Shore has a beautiful sand beach. Near

Truckee, West End Beach at Donner Lake features a large lawn and shade trees. Go to TahoePublicBeaches.org for more information and locations.

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

[Also– Cruisers, E-bikes, inline skating, jogging strollers] Smoothly paved and separated from vehicle traffic, bike paths are popular with locals and visitors alike. Curving along the lake shore, following the Truckee River, or meandering through forests, meadows and neighborhoods, these are lovely journeys by foot or wheels. Although called bike paths, pedestrians and their dogs have right of way, so the SUMMER /FALL 2022 | Lake Tahoe Visitor Guide 29