Paid Parking Program

Welcome to Douglas County's Updated Beach Parking Information for Zephyr Cove Beach at Lake Tahoe. The new parking regulations and paid parking options aim to reduce beach congestion, improve sanitation, and enhance overall safety. The fees for parking in these new areas will be flexible and on-demand depending on usage. Douglas County is asking beach goers to plan ahead and research parking options prior to visiting the beaches. Douglas County suggest visitors select midweek options for a better experience and value.

Important Updates for Summer Parking
Douglas County is excited to announce significant updates to parking regulations and options for both visitors and residents to responsibly enjoy the beaches this summer.

Here’s what you need to know:

New "No Parking" Zones
Highway 50: "No Parking" signs will now be placed on both sides of Highway 50 in each direction from the new stoplight installed by the Nevada Department of Transportation at Warrior Way.

Convenient Paid Parking Options
To ensure safe and convenient parking, Douglas County has designated limited paid parking areas:

-Warrior Way
-Zephyr Cove Park
-Zephyr Cove Elementary School
-George Whittell High School


Note: Douglas County residents are exempt from parking charges at these locations.

Payment Methods
Only credit and debit card payments are accepted via your mobile device. Payments will be accepted using your handheld phone/personal device through a QRD code or text message. Douglas County residents will be exempt from any parking charges to use beaches. License plate readers will be installed to monitor compliance.

Parking Rates and Planning
Parking fees are flexible and depend on usage. Weekday rates start at $20 per day, with higher rates on weekends and holidays. We encourage beachgoers to plan ahead and check parking options before visiting, as rates are subject to change. 

(Starting June 15, 2024 through August 31, 2024)
$20 per day-(Weekday Monday through Friday)
$40 weekend- (nonholiday non-high demand)
$100 holiday and high demand

(flexible rates will be adjusted based on demand in order to reduce capacity and impacts on Zephyr Cove beach)

Collaborative Effort
This pilot program involves a partnership between Douglas County and the Douglas County School District, utilizing land from both entities. The program’s success will help determine its long-term viability and potential expansion.

HonkMobile Partnership
Douglas County has an agreement with HonkMobile USA, Ltd. to manage the paid parking system at Warrior Way. HonkMobile's software allows for seamless card-based payments via QR Code or text. For your convience download the HonkMobile App, prior to visiting. 

Illegally parked cars will be ticketed and potentially towed. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be actively patrolling the area to ensure the safety of all residents and visitors.  

Stay Informed and Plan Your Visit
Zephyr Cove Beach
Roundhill Pines Resort
Nevada Beach

For more information on how you can help take care of Lake Tahoe, visit Take Care Tahoe.

Douglas County is committed to your safety and enjoyment. Thank you for your cooperation, and we wish you a wonderful summer at our beautiful beaches!