The D.L. Bliss State Park Campground is one of the best campgrounds near Emerald Bay, which is 15 minutes south.
The campground is close to the lake and provides easy access to the beach and excellent hiking trails, including the world-renowned Rubicon Trail. Beach campsites are also available for $45. There are RV length limits in effect due to tight quarters.
Pets must be leashed and are allowed on paved surfaces only.
South Lake Tahoe is 30 minutes south.