You’ve made it to the beach! Located just a stone’s throw from the water, these are the golden tickets of campsite, and, of course, fill up the fastest. This campground offers easy access to both Lester Beach and Calwee Cove, which are also great spots to launch a kayak, canoe, or paddle board. There is also a campfire center nearby, meaning that after you spend a day swimming and exploring the cool blue waters of Lake Tahoe, you can throw a blanket round your shoulders to fend off the chilly nights, grab a marshmallow stick and host a ghost-story competition with your fellow campers.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
23 sites
Up to 50 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


There is mountain biking on designated dirt roads, paved roads and trails. Bikers can cruise around the park or down to the wat...Read more


Ready to get out on that gorgeous turquoise water? Boating is one of THE things to do on Lake Tahoe, and the best way to see th...Read more


Anglers are welcome to try their luck at catching one of the several species of fish successfully introduced into the lake, inc...Read more


DL Bliss is home to some of the best hiking in Lake Tahoe, and is known for its gorgeous vistas and beautifully built trails wi...Read more


Every kayaker (and canoer!) worth their paddle knows that where there is water, there is an opportunity to explore, and Lake Ta...Read more


Ready to get off the beaten path? DL Bliss offers here several opportunities for rock climbers, with gritty granite right by ...Read more


One of the best ways to experience Lake Tahoe is to take a swim in its cool, clear waters. At DL Bliss, two beaches, Lester Bea...Read more

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The Lake Tahoe basin, with it is home to 290 animal species and more than 1,000 plants, including including ospreys, bald eagle...Read more


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Hipcamper Jason
Jason M.
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July 8th, 2015

DL Bliss has several campground loops. The Beach Loop is by far the best, as you just walk down the stairs to the beach - no driving required. But, be warned - you have to be ON IT to nab a campsite in the Beach Loop - good luck!

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Hipcamper Ross
Ross V.
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August 16th, 2015

Love this camp, go early down to beach to ensure a spot to park. Kids love the crawfish hunting or just floating on the blowups great trails for hiking. Bring solar shower. Awesome

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Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 28th, 2017

Highly recommend this campground. While we didn't score one of the coveted beach camp site - we enjoyed our site which was right near the Rubicon Trailhead. The beach was a quick drive down which was perfect for all our beach gear. Hike early in the morning as the sun hits the trails hard. Beautiful hiking, camp ground and super friendly staff and camp host.

Hipcamper Starr
Starr S.
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February 1st, 2019

Pristine Beach, crowded.

Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah L.
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May 2nd, 2017

Get to the beach early - parking fills up fast in the lots

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D.L. Bliss State Park
United States
Phone Number
(530) 525-9529
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38.998° N, 120.101° W
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Tent / Van: 23 Sites
(Up to 50 people per site)

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