Carnelian Bay Description

In the heart of the North Shore, Carnelian Bay is a great, woodsy area situated between Tahoe City and Tahoe Vista. A major boating destination, Carnelian Bay, provides an ideal location for Lake Tahoe fun with beach access and boat docks. Home to the Concours d’Elegance wooden boat show, Carnelian Bay hosts visitors from around the country for a weekend of extraordinary lake cruising and classic woodies. Carnelian’s two state beaches are dog friendly and perfect for kayakers and nature enthusiasts. Carnelian Bay is located within 15 miles or less to several of the North Shore’s major ski destinations with home prices starting in the $400,000 range.

Garwoods | 5000 N Lake Blvd | (530) 546-3366
CB's Pizza | 5075 N Lake Blvd | (530) 546-4738
Waterman's Landing | 5166 N Lake Blvd | (530) 546-3590
The Old Post Office Café 
| 5246 N. Lake Blvd. 
| (530) 546-3205

Waterman's Landing | 5166 N Lake Blvd | (530) 546-3590

Beaches & Parks
Patton’s Landing Beach is a quaint stony beach with picnic tables and a nature walk. An enclosed patio and small lakeside building are available to rent through NTPUD.

Carnelian Bay Beach is a dog friendly located just west of Sierra Boat Co. Amenities include restrooms, benches, footpaths, and picnic tables.

Boat launches & Marinas
Sierra Boat Co. | 5146 N Lake Blvd. | (530) 546-2551

Other Recreation
Magic Carpet Mini Golf | 5167 N Lake Blvd. | (530) 546-4279

Carnelian Woods

Points of Interest:

 Concours D’Elegance Wooden Boat Show is here here each summer.

See also Tahoe City, Kings Beach, & Tahoe City (nearby neighborhoods)