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Lively Lake Tahoe Beaches & Thrilling Water Sports

As the weather warms, the rivers and lakes of the Sierras transform into watery recreation destinations for all sorts of travelers. Who doesn't enjoy a day at the beach? And where else offers a mix of sun, sand, towering mountain peaks, and thick alpine forests? Not only will you find summer concerts and incredible shopping at the most popular beaches, but also the best water sports in Lake Tahoe, from jet skis and scuba diving, to paddleboards and parasailing. 
King's Beach State Recreation Area in Truckee, California

King's Beach State Recreation Area

Jet skiing, water biking, parasailing, people watching, shopping, and waterfront dining await at this hip beach on North Lake Tahoe. Make sure to bring your flip-flops, sunscreen, and swimsuit to cool off in the frosty water.
8318 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, California 96143 | 530-546-7248
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Commons Beach in Truckee, California

Commons Beach

A four-acre terraced park in the heart of Tahoe City, where the lake meets the Truckee River, Commons Beach Park winds down to the water with paths of shops and public art. It's also home to a free 12-week concert series every summer!
Commons Beach, Tahoe City, California 96143Zip | 530-583-3348
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Truckee, California Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor

It's all about the lake at Sand Harbor, with 55 acres of sandy beaches, forests, and breathtaking vistas. Visitors enjoy scuba diving, paddleboarding, cliff jumping, lakeside picnicking, and a full bar at the Snack Shack. 
2005 Nevada 28, Incline Village, Nevada 89451 | 775-831-0494
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Donner Memorial State Park & Museum in Truckee, California

Donner Memorial State Park & Museum

With a charming museum full of whimsical figurines, 2.5 miles of hiking trails, great trout fishing, and lots of watercraft for rental (jet skis, kayaks, etc.), this unique park mixes rich local history with modern recreation. 
12593 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, California 96161 | 530-582-7892
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Truckee River Rafting & Fly Fishing

Truckee River Rafting & Fly Fishing

Our neighbor IRIE Rafting Company offers half- and full-day Truckee River tours with experienced guides, while local angler Matt Heron provides some of the most renowned fly fishing lessons and excursions in the country.
Truckee River, Truckee, California 96161 | 530-582-4900
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