Kings Beach State Recreation Area, Kings Beach

#11 of 27 in Parks in Lake Tahoe (California)
KBSRA's 979 feet of lakefront is the largest public access sandy beach on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. The wide stretch of white sand that makes up Kings Beach is a favorite of visitors and residents alike. Its south facing aspect and a lake floor that gradually deepens, makes this one of the warmest swimming areas on the Lake. The beach is adjacent to the Kings Beach Plaza (see description below).

A beautiful playground area overlooks the water and gives the kids a place to play after they have tired of playing in the Lake. One picnic area near the playground is available for rental by groups, but generally BBQ and picnic areas are available on a first come, first served basis.
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  • We visited this place and were hugely impressed. This beautiful spot is easily accessible and very very quiet.
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  • Beautiful area to watch the sunset. Some areas have parks for small children with play sets. Most areas have a small pay for parking.  more »
  • Continue to love Kings beach for family fun. We have enjoyed swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, "picnic"ing and simply reading in the sun.  more »
  • Nice beach, great spot as you can head into the village area get food, play mini golf and more. Not a fan of the large groups that seem to show up, lots of partying and smokers. Did see quite a few Park Law Enforcement. Water was nice, paddle out just a little bit and got to see the rock bottoms.
  • First off this is a great beach. Nice sand and beautiful location. Playground and a few picnic tables and trees for some shade. Park for a fee or park across the street for free.
  • We were staying at the Biltmore for my husband's dart tournament. We were sight seeing and kings beach was one of the sights. It is amazing there. Very clean and we'll maintained, if you are ever in the area this is a location you must see. It's beautiful there. Very busy location, but has plenty of parking
  • Awesome view of snow capped mountains and lake Tahoe does give a feel of ocean ! Serene Scenic Sublime !!!
  • Great beach access. Concerts on the beach Friday nights are really fun.

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