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  One of the millions of photos taken of Emerald Bay
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Much tourist literature touts Emeral Bay as one of Lake Tahoe's most beautiful spots and one of the most photographed natural wonders on the planet. Some would say most, but I've heard that honor belongs to Mt. Fuji. Anyway, the view of Emerald Bay from either of the road side pull offs (north or south) is spectacular, and it's worth getting your own picture even if it has been done by millions before.
The small island has a house on it which has a story that I can't remember.

Directions: Emerald Bay is on Tahoe's west shore, south of Tahoma and Meeks Bay. The road is often closed here in the winter due to avalanches -- you'll see snapped trees from previous avalanches nearby (that's more interesting than the house on the island anyway).

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  • Written Aug 12, 2005
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