William Kent Campground is a Tahoe gem: secluded sites, quick beach access, and gorgeous trees.

William Kent Campground is a few miles south of Tahoe City on Lake Tahoe's western shore. Access to the lake is just a short walk from the campground. The campground provides bathrooms, campfire rings, a trash dump station, firewood vendor, grills, picnic tables, and food storage lockers. Pets are allowed, but there is a maximum of 2 animals per campsite. You can reserve your campsite ahead of time here. 

There are a host of activity options to explore: bike and kayak rentals, boating, educational programs, fishing, gold, sailing, swimming, and miles of trails to hike and run. 

Pack List

  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen)
  • Water / water filtration
  • Hiking boots, hiking socks (wool), trekking poles
  • Snacks, food and cookware
  • Backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping pad
  • Medications / first aid kit
  • Headlamp
  • Camera
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Elevation Gain 6282 Feet
Activities Stand Up Paddle, Cycling, Snowboarding, Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Skiing, Kayaking, Yoga, Swimming, Snowshoeing, Backpacking, Hiking, Fitness, Rock Climbing
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole


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