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Lake Tahoe is a popular tourist destination, and almost two miles of the western shore is in Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park near Tahoma, California. The park has about 1,000 hectares of densely forested mountains. Carson City, Nevada is less than an hour and a half from the park, and Sacramento is just over two hours away.
No need to worry if you don't own a motorhome — you can still enjoy camping at Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park. Book an RV in El Dorado County and spend time visiting nearby attractions on your Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park camping adventure. Drop in and visit Tahoe City to stock up on camping supplies before heading to the park, which is only about 15 minutes away.
Pack your fishing gear in your rental motorhome and plan to spend time dropping your line in General Creek and Lake Tahoe. Many people claim that General Creek has some of the clearest water as it flows through conifer forests and dumps into Lake Tahoe. The best time to fish in Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is between mid-July and mid-September. Be sure to get a valid fishing license before casting your line.
RV camping at a state park is a great way to unwind and commune with nature. Spending time on the sandy beaches of Lake Tahoe while camping at Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is just one way to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the park and lake. There are two sections of the beach near the north and south of the mouth of General Creek and are not accessible from the rest of the beach. The north section can be accessed through the Z’berg Preserve and the south section through the lawn the Pine Lodge mansion. Beachgoers can lounge in the sun, build sandcastles, or enjoy a spirited game of volleyball.
Camping at state parks isn't just a three-season activity. Many state parks allow winter RV camping so visitors can partake in exhilarating winter activities such as cross-country skiing. Throughout the winter months, when the snow starts falling, the park offers over 12 miles of well-marked cross-country ski trails. Campers can enjoy heated restrooms at the General Creek campgrounds. Winter campers can also check out the Interpretive Center for a variety of winter-related topics presented most weeks between January and March.
Many people find RV camping at Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park a relaxing and fun experience. There are 175 campsites within the state park, each with breathtaking views of the park or Lake Tahoe. The campground doesn't provide hookups for RVs, but there's a sanitary dump station as well as a refill station. Other amenities include showers and flush toilets. Reservations are highly recommended during the park’s busy season from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
If you find the state park campgrounds are full, then check out Ghost Mountain RV Campground in Pollock Pines. This campground boasts its very own vintage ghost town where campers can wander and enjoy its unique charm. Full RV hookups with electric, water, and sewer are available. The campsites are spacious and have a fire ring and a picnic table.
Head over to Lotus and go motorhome camping at the Ponderosa RV Resort. This resort is in the foothills of the Sierras and offers incredible views. Campsites have electric and water hookups and easy access to shower and restroom facilities. Most sites can accommodate larger rigs.
While camping in an RV near Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park, take a few days and check out Emerald Bay State Park near South Lake Tahoe. This state park encompasses the Emerald Bay which is a National Natural Landmark and a must-see for anyone visiting the area. The park boasts excellent swimming, fishing, and boating opportunities as well as great hiking trails that lead past Eagle Falls.
Visitors to Tahoma must take an afternoon and visit Vikingsholm, a 38-room mansion built in 1928 on the shore of Emerald Bay. Mrs. Lora J. Knight asked her nephew by marriage, well-known architect Lennart Palme, to design a home for her that showcased her love of Scandinavian culture and architecture. The furnishings for Vikingsholm were imported from Norway and Sweden or exact replicas commissioned by Knight, making the mansion a true example of Scandinavian architecture. Visitors to Vikingsholm can take a guided tour through the mansion and around the grounds.
Stop in and visit the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe, where two historic homes have been expertly preserved and opened to the public. During the summer, visitors are encouraged to wander through the estate and learn about the Pope-Baldwin Estates. You can visit the Tallac Museum and view the Vintage Clothing Exhibit. Visitors can also peruse the merchandise at the gift shop to pick up a few souvenirs or gifts for friends and family.