Lake Tahoe – Best SUP Spots
BEST PLACES TO PADDLE BOARD | LAKE TAHOE, TAHOE CITY, CA
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada.
Board Style Recommendation: A touring standup paddle board will provide a very enjoyable experience by cutting through the flat water on Lake Tahoe, especially in the morning. A fishing standup paddle board will be right at home on Lake Tahoe.
Average Summer Temperature: 76 °F
Accessibility Rating: 9/10
Boats/Speed Limit: Heavy boating use. There is a 600-foot no-wake zone from the shore around the entire lake and includes a posted speed limit of 5 MPH, enforced by patrol boats.
Wildlife: Black Bear, Northern Goshawk, Trout & Salmon.
Things to know: Lake Tahoe gets windy and choppy in the afternoon. It’s a good idea to be off the water early before the wind and waves kick up.