Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Incline Village

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Lake Tahoe–Nevada State Park is a state park of Nevada, United States, on the northeast shores of Lake Tahoe. The park comprises six management units which total 14301acre. The park is in the Western Nevada Region of Nevada State Parks. It includes the Marlette Lake Water System which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
Sand HarborSand Harbor features a large sandy beach on Lake Tahoe's eastern shore. It is also the location of the outdoor Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Bouldering, picnicking, the Sand Point nature trail, a boat launch and the Lake Tahoe–Nevada State Park visitor center are all located here.
Spooner LakeSpooner Lake is located near the intersection of U.S. Route 50 and State Route 28 at "Spooner Summit." Spooner Lake is popular for picnicking, fishing, and viewing wildlife and wildflowers. The site is also the primary starting point for the Marlette/Hobart Backcountry trails as well as the main vehicle entrance to both areas. Snow Valley Peak may be reached by hiking along North Canyon Creek from Spooner Lake north almost to Marlett Lake and then east to the summit.
Marlette/Hobart BackcountryMiles of hiking and biking trails cover the Marlette/Hobart Backcountry's 13000acre in the Carson Range. Among the most popular trails is the Flume Trail, which offers spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. The area also features a portion of the Tahoe Rim Trail. Marlette Lake and the Hobart Reservoir are popular destinations. These lakes were created to feed the Marlette Lake Water System during the earlier mining and logging industry of the area. Remnants of abandoned mills can still be seen in areas of the park. No vehicle access is permitted in the backcountry. Pedestrian access is gained through the Spooner Lake trail head, the Tahoe Rim Trail, and various other trails starting in Carson City and Incline Village. Two rustic cabins and several backpacking campsites provide overnight amenities.
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  • Sublime lake You have to know how to get off the beaten track to swim in small coves accessible by the roadside, on the Californian side. Otherwise framed beaches with parking for the less daring. Don't miss it! It's a must-see step.
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  • Yep...the water really is crystal clear with white sand beneath, yielding deep majestic blues. And yes, there are boulders the size of cars just beneath the surface throughout this northeastern shore ...  more »
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  • I checked this off my bucket list and let me tell you it was worth it! If you decide to walk the 3 miles trail leading to Sand harbor beach, I can tell you right now, you will not be disappointed. This will be your view during your walk 😊😊. Enjoy it
  • My daughter and I just had a Do you like this delightful vacation in Lake Tahoe,we stayed In Truckee Ca.and spent a wonderful time there as well driving around the lake on the Nevada side as well as the California side.So many gorgeous sites from the top of Mt.Rose down to the lake .We went to art festival,we also went hiking,and to put the icing on the cake we took a cruse on a Paddlewheeler . Outstanding 😊The weather was perfect warm during the day in the 80s and the 50s in the evening. We can’t wait to go back.There are also gambling Casinos on the Nevada side .If you ever a chance to go , do it .Oh and if you like skiing it’s also a winter wonderland at Heavenly valley,Mt.Rose,and Squaw Valley 👍🏽

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