The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the U.S. Forest Serve  projected opening dates for various Lake Tahoe beaches, campgrounds, resorts and day use areas.

Also, even though it is still too cold to start swimming season, here's a link to a list of Forest Service beach and picnic areas on Lake Tahoe and their access and amenities. Start planning.

Their entire list is below. All dates are weather permitting.

Baldwin and Nevada beaches will be the first sites to open on Sat., Apr. 27, 2019. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center opens Sat., May 25. The Tallac Historic Site parking area opens Mon., May 13, and will be staffed beginning Sat., May 25.


Round Hill Pines Resort – May 11

Meeks Bay Resort, William Kent, Kaspian, Meeks Bay, Bayview, Fallen Leaf, and Nevada Beach campgrounds – May 10

Camp Richardson RV Park, Eagles Nest and Badgers Den campgrounds – May 24

Luther Pass Campground and Angora Resort – May 25

Blackwood Canyon and Watson Lake campgrounds – June 1

Day-use Areas

Baldwin and Nevada beaches – April 27

Chimney Beach and Secret Harbor – May 15

Sandpit Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area – May 10

Eagle Falls restrooms, Kiva Picnic Area, McKinney Rubicon Trailhead restrooms, Sawmill Pond and Tallac Point – May 15

Big Meadow Trailhead and Pope Beach – May 25