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Kayak tours at Lake Tahoe’s Sugar Pine Point State Park

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Heidi Doyle/Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comCalifornia State Parks and West Shore Sports team up to offer kayak tours on Lake Tahoeand#8217;s West Shore.
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TAHOE, Calif. and#8212;-Summer is here and California State Parks with West Shore Sports is offering special kayak tours along Tahoe’s west shore. Adventures will take visitors on a guided tour along the shoreline of Sugar Pine Point State Park. All tours meet at the North Boathouse located within the day use area of the park.

No experience is necessary and this activity is suitable for all ages. Kayaks, life vests and instructions are provided. Wear synthetic clothing rather than cotton (swimsuit, shirt, shorts, lightweight pants, jacket and warm cap). Bring water, retainer strap for glasses and water shoes. Proceeds benefit the Sierra State Parks Foundation.

Thursday, Aug. 11, arrive at 7:30 p.m. (two-hour program), $25 per person, 20 person limit (parking fee included). Reservations required at 530-525-9920

Navigating your kayak by moonlight is a mystical experience you won’t soon forget. Join California State Park Rangers and West Shore Sports at Ed Z’berg-Sugar Pine Point State Park for this kayak tour watching for a grand view of the moon rising into the night’s sky while learning about the area’s history. The atmosphere is peaceful and calming, yet spectacular. Paddle leisurely while admiring the moon’s silvery light reflecting off the water’s surface. Bring your friends and family for an experience you will not soon forget.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, arrive at 6 a.m. (two-hour program), $25 per person, 20 person limit (parking fee included). Reservations required at 530-525-9920

Nothing is more beautiful than the waters of Lake Tahoe by morning light. Join California State Park Rangers and West Shore Sports at Ed Z’berg-Sugar Pine Point State Park for this leisurely paddle along the shore line. Experience the early morning beauty while learning about the natural and cultural history of the area.

Visit http://www.parks.ca.gov (www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=510) for more information about the park.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com