Emerald Bay – Best SUP Spots
BEST PLACE TO PADDLE BOARD | EMERALD BAY, LAKE TAHOE
The park is located 12 miles north of South Lake Tahoe. Vikingsholm can be reached by parking in the Vikingsholm parking lot by Highway 89 at Emerald Bay.
Board Style Recommendation: A touring standup paddle board will provide a very enjoyable experience by cutting through the flat water at Emerald Bay.
Average Summer Temperature: 73°F
Accessibility Rating: 7/10
Boats/Speed Limit:There is a 5 mph speed limit for boats within the bay.
Wildlife: Waterfowl, birds of prey, and songbirds in spring and summer. Winter has eagles and Martens.
Things to know: Vikingsholm and the old Tea House on the Emerald Bay Island make for interesting attractions.