Cave Rock Boat Launch and Beach

Located in South East Side of Lake Tahoe
Cave Rock, NV

Cave Rock’s boat launch includes one double ramp with a dock separating the ramps and over 40 spaces for trailer parking. During the summer months of May 1 through September 30, you can launch between 6 am to 8 pm and in the winter months of October 1 through April 30, between 6 am to 4 pm daily. It’s wise to get your boat out early so you are guaranteed a parking place. This boat launch can fill up fast in the peak summer months.

Gas: no
Rentals: no
Offsite watercraft inspections are required for all motorized watercraft as a part of the new program that is helping to protect Lake Tahoe from the threat of invasive species such as the Quagga and Zebra mussels.

Cave Rock Beach Area
The Cave Rock beach area is located at the south end of the park where park visitors can swim, sunbathe, play in the sand, scuba dive, snorkel, and launch non-motorized watercraft. This is a nice area, but small and the crowds are fairly non existent. This alone can make for a great place to spend a nice day at the beach if you want to avoid the crowds. Take advantage of the picnic areas located in the park that include picnic tables and barbe­que pits.

No bottles are allowed on the beach
Pets must be on leash and off of the beach
No overnight parking or camping
Fires are permitted in the barbeque pits only
Plants, animals, rocks, minerals and artifacts are protected by state law
Litter must be disposed of In the bear proof trash containers.

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