This beach is the perfect place to spend the day on the lake! Home to Waterman’s Landing, a gourmet coffeehouse, this three-acre, pebbly beach is quickly becoming Lake Tahoe’s stand up paddling headquarters. If you want to go onto the lake, stand-up paddleboard and kayak rentals are conveniently available so you can enjoy the lake without bringing your own watercraft. If you’re a boater, you can use the free, nonmotorized “car top” boat launch site. Feel free to ask questions of the staff – they are experts in the local paddle community. Accessible pathways, benches, and picnic tables are also available if you don’t feel like getting wet.

  • Hours The beach and coffeehouse are operated year-round by a concessionaire, on behalf of the California Tahoe Conservancy. Hours of operation are full time in the summer season and weekends-only in the winter months
  • Address 5166 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
  • Phone 530-546-3590
  • Website Patton Landing - Watermans Landing
  • Best Feature Full service café
  • Paddleboard Rentals
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Café

Patton Landing is located on the east side of Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay.


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