Lake Tahoe beach closures extended, boat launches also remain closed amid COVID-19

People thinking of heading to Lake Tahoe this weekend should verify the spots they’re planning to visit are open before leaving the house.

On Friday the U.S. Forest Service announced it would extend closures of recreation sites near South Lake Tahoe through May 15.

The closures are aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus. The extended closures cover the following sites:

Boat launches around the lake are also closed. For public land that remains open to recreation, the Forest Service advised people to follow these guidelines:

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