Beaches & Dunes

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National Forest beaches and day-use areas in the Tahoe Basin are generally open beginning Memorial Day weekend until mid-October. The length of the open season depends on snowfall conditions and may vary from year to year. Most of the beaches and picnic areas charge a parking fee per vehicle. Hours of operation at National Forest beaches are 8 a.m until sunset. For more information, please visit our beaches webpage at or take a look at the recreational opportunity guide below.

Areas & Activities