Life in Lake Tahoe with a bit of real estate news

 

Emerald Bay is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe approximately 18 miles south of Tahoe City and approximately 12 miles from South Lake Tahoe.  The state park has a boat-in camp ground and Eagle Point Camp ground.  

Emerald Bay

This is a very popular destination and in the summer there are many boats in the bay and tied up to the beach and many hikers and photographers around the Vikingsholm mansion.  Points of interest inclu...

 

William Kent Campground

Recreation.gov website

William Kent Campground is located on the west shore roughly 2.5 miles south of Tahoe City across from Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge.  There are over 80 campsites and each have tables, campfire rings and grills.  F...

 

Sugar Pine Point State Park is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe approximately 11 miles south of Tahoe City on Hwy 89.  General Creek is the main trail heading due west along the creek and is a 4.5 mile loop.  General Creek continues into El Dorado National Forest and the trail connects with the Pacific Crest Trail at one point.  There are other fun trails in and around the park.  The infamous Ehrman Mansion is located near the lake and is open for tours in the summer months.  There are 125 campsites for summer camping and a host is present.  Sugar Pin...

 

D.L. Bliss State Park is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe not far from Emerald Bay and approximately 17 miles south of Tahoe City on Hwy 89.  In fact the Rubicon Trail connects the park and Emerald Bay.  It is a pretty challenging hike or run in some areas.  There are 2 other trails called the Lighthouse Trail and the Balancing Rock Trail.  Sandy Lester Beach is a nice way to hang out for the day or head over to Calawee Cove which is equally relaxing.  In 1929, the D.L. Bliss family donated the 744 acres to state parks.  Camping is available or day us...

 

Emerald Bay Boat-in Campground

CA Dept of Parks and Rec

The Emerald Bay State Park boat-in campground is a great way to enjoy Tahoe's wilderness while enjoying boating on the lake.  Located in Emerald Bay, this is only accessable by boat or by walking in from Hwy 89.  The Rubicon Trail connecting D.L. Bliss State Park and Emerald Ba...