Dog Friendly Beaches in South Lake Tahoe, CA

There are 3 dog-friendly beaches in South Lake Tahoe, and 13 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in South Lake Tahoe.

Pet Friendly Kiva Beach
Kiva Beach Leashed dogs are welcome at the wonderful dog-friendly Kiva Beach in South Lake Tahoe. East of Tallac Point, dogs are permitted on a leash (an El Dorado Country ordinance). Dogs are not permitted on the federally protected wetlands west of Tallac Point (where the Lake of the Sky trail concludes).This is for the protection of wildlife in this fragile ecosystem. See Details
Pet Friendly Tallac Shoreline
Tallac Shoreline Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Tallac Shoreline in South Lake Tahoe, C. Located on National Forest land, the area begins at the Camp Richardson fence and extends along the shoreline adjacent to the Tallac Historic Site. You and your pooch can hang out in the picnic area and on the beach. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Regan Beach A dog-friendly portion of the shoreline is available at Regan Beach in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Dogs are permitted off leash only in the dog water park section of the beach near the entrance to the park. Regan Beach is open to the public April 1st through April 30 from 7am to 4pm, and May 1st until the end of September from 6:30am to 9:30pm (weather permitting). The beach is closed from October through March. See Details
North Zephyr Cove Beach North Zephyr Cove Beach is a dog-friendly area north of the actual Zephyr Cove Resort in NV. Parking fees may apply, depending on where you leave your car. Note that the park does get crowded on the weekends, so ensure Fido is comfortable around crowds. The shore is rocky, so shoes are recommended to walk in the water. See Details
Kings Beach State Recreation Area Kings Beach State Recreation Area in Kings Beach, CA, has a Dog Beach located east of the park beyond the boat ramp. Leashed dogs are also welcome on sidewalks and in the shaded picnic areas under the pine trees. Unfortunately, pets are prohibited on all other Placer County beaches. See Details
Whale Beach Whale Beach in Carson City, NV, is pet friendly. Park up at the Secret Harbor Parking area and make your way to this popular stretch of beach that's also known as Black Sand Beach because of the color of the sand. Leashed dogs are welcome but must be cleaned up after and under control. There are grills and a toilet for humans to use. See Details
Lake Forest Beach This gravel beach is great for those dogs that like to lay in the sun and swim in the water. Pets are permitted only on dog-friendly beaches. Use a bag to pick up after your pet, and use a leash. Protect your pet's privilege to share the beach! The beach is open dawn to dusk. See Details
64-Acres Beach 64-Acres Beach is a pet-friendly area on National Forest land in Tahoe City, CA. Park up in the small parking area on the lake side and hop on the pathway that leads to a pretty picnic area. There are also toilets here for public use. Alternatively, you can take the pathway to the river's edge where canoes, kayaks and rafts can be launched. Leashed dogs are welcome on the beach at this location. See Details
Secret Cove Secret Cove is a pet-friendly beach in Incline Village, NV. Leashed dogs are allowed at this day-use area that offers a scenic view of Lake Tahoe. Don't forget to clean any mess up before you leave, and stick to the trails to preserve the cleanliness of the area. See Details
Chimney Beach Located on National Forest land in Carson City, NV, is the dog-friendly Chimney Beach. This recreation area is approximately two miles south of Sand Harbor State Park, and the beach is named after the stone chimney that remains on the lakeshore. Dogs must be leashed and under control on the beach. Owners are reminded to clean up any mess to preserve the cleanliness of the water and land surrounding it. See Details
Hidden Beach Hidden Beach in Incline Village, NV, is pet friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome on this rocky beach with alcoves and an adjacent boulder shoreline. There's parking nearby and trails that lead to the coastline. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind and keep control of pups on the path. See Details
Chambers Landing Leashed dogs are welcome on on Chambers Landing beach in Homewood, CA. This small public beach is located on National Forest land and offers a great chance to get up close to Lake Tahoe with your pooch. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups. See Details
Skunk Harbor Carson City, NV, is home to the dog-friendly Skunk Harbor. Located on National Forest land, this spot is marked by a historic structure with stone cabins. The hike in can be challenging depending on the season, so if your pooch isn't a keen hiker, you may want to skip this one. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Secret Harbor Beach Secret Harbor Beach in Carson City, NV, is pet friendly. Hikers and boaters flock here to enjoy Lake Tahoe. The hike can be a little challenging for less experienced canine hikers. Don't forget to clean up any mess left behind by people and pups in your party. See Details
Kaspian Picnic Area Kaspian Picnic Area is a pet-friendly area along South Lake Tahoe, CA. Bring your leashed pooch along to enjoy lunch on the half mile stretch of cobbled shoreline, with a view across the lake that parallels the Tahoe City bike path, and offers numerous picnic tables, a 100-foot public pier, and public restroom. Don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind by you or your pooch. See Details
Carnelian West Carnelian West is a pet-friendly recreation area in Carnelian Bay, CA. The site includes a lakefront promenade, benches, picnic tables, barbecues, and restrooms. You can also rent the grassy area. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. Bags are provided. See Details
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