Emerald Bay Sp Campground

Emerald Bay Sp Campground
Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

Emerald Bay State Park is adjacent to D.L. Bliss State Park.With its rugged shoreline and blue-green water, Emerald Bayis one of the most photographed places in the world. Vikingsholm,a replica of a Scandinavian castle (800 A.D.), is part of the park. Thebuilding is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavianarchitecture in the Western Hemisphere. Tours are available of this38-room mansion. Emerald Bay offers a panoramic view of the lake fromEagle Falls. Hikers can head into nearby Desolation Wilderness or walkthe rugged lakeshore to D.L. Bliss along the Rubicon Trail.

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Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trail
  • Loading Pier
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water Fillup Station


Emerald Bay SP


Emerald Bay SP is on the Southwest shore of Lake Tahoe on State Highway 89. The park is located 22 miles south of Tahoe City.

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