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“Clean and Beautiful!”

Kings Beach State Recreation Area
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US$230.00*
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Lake Tahoe Helicopter Tour
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Kings Beach
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We didn't visit long but the beach was beautiful and well taken care of. There is a fee for parking unless you can find additional parking somewhere else and walk the distance. Very nice facilities for restrooms. (For those concerned with the fires: There was a little smoke smell in the air but the wind kept most of the smoke at bay. Couldn't see allllll the way across to the other side of the lake but it was still nice.)

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

A favorite place for me to spend a couple of hours laying on the sand and floating in the shallow warm water. Drive to this beach is only an hour from my home. Even though this is a very popular area , there always seems to be a perfect spot for me to set up my blanket and my beach chair. Today a gardner's market was nearby so I purchased some tasty cheese to add to my beach snacks. The restrooms are conveniently located but could have used a cleaning this day. Parking is a little high at $10.00 but it is a short walk to the water's edge. Paddleboards, kayak and jet ski rentals are available nearby for those more adventurous sorts. I return again and again to this little stretch of beach and am still in awe of the beauty and clarity of our Lake Tahoe.

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Kings Beach, apocryphally won by Joe King in a poker game early in the twentieth century, has seen vast improvements over the last twenty years. There is now a pleasant park with restrooms, a basketball court, and a kiddie playground. Friday night's in summer there is free music. During the high season, when it's sweltering in the valleys, there's no place more pleasant. The only downside is that the parking lots fill up pretty quickly.

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Reviewed 25 July 2013

It's a shallow beach so people can walk out very far, lot of small rocks, good and fun for kids, scenery is ok. Look like lot of activities. Parking is $10/day and shortest distance from I-80

Thank Son N
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

This is an easily accessible beach in Kings Beach at north Lake Tahoe. Lovely vews of the lake and mountains. The water was very cold (in June), but very blue--sandy beach easy to walk on. Picnic tables in the shade.

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