Beach and Community Cleanups

Tahoe's beaches are an amazing treasure, but they often suffer from overuse, especially during the summer. That's why one of the League's strongest volunteer programs is conducting beach cleanups throughout the summer and fall. We often partner with other nonprofit groups, agencies, or corporations. Contact us to become involved. In 2016, volunteers at our cleanups removed over 3,600 pounds of trash and cleaned over 18 miles of Lake Tahoe's shoreline.

The League aims to keep Tahoe's beaches clean and beautiful for recreationists and supporting native habitat for plants and wildlife.

We host a site for national Coastal Cleanup Day/Great Sierra River Cleanup each fall, which has been a huge success year after year. 


Keep Tahoe Red, White & Blue Beach Cleanups


Tahoe’s beaches need attention throughout the summer season, especially after the Fourth of July festivities. Our Keep Tahoe Red, White & Blue Beach Cleanups are hosted at multiple locations throughout Tahoe on July 5.

Regular cleanup days keep our beaches clean and healthy for everyone to enjoy. Trash and debris that litter the beaches of Lake Tahoe can be harmful and even fatal to wildlife, damage the local economy, pose a human health hazard, as well as contribute to Lake Tahoe’s clarity loss. The League partners with local land agencies to implement beach cleanups in areas of high recreation use. Read more about the 2016 Keep Tahoe Red, White and Blue Beach Cleanups.


Labor Day Cleanup
Monday, September 5, 2017, 8:30 am - Noon
Various Locations

Great Sierra River Cleanup
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Various Locations


Questions? Email events@keeptahoeblue.org or phone 530.541.5388
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