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.UnitsSand 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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  • I was about a month ago and I was positively surprised by its beauty! Beautiful, well maintained with nature as the sole protagonist. If I'll be back at 200% because it is really lovely.
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  • Our hotel had a private beach that wanted $9 per person and with 8 of us, it would be $72. Thankfully, we were told that Nevada beach was only $10 per carload. We all climbed in the one car, drove a m...  more »
  • The water clarity of Lake Tahoe is the best I’ve seen of any North American lake thus far. With beautiful views, rock formations and comfortable warm temperature it is a destination paradise. There ar...  more »
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