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Nevada 28

This view looks east across Crystal Bay of northern Lake Tahoe as seen from Nevada 28/Lakeshore Drive between Crystal Bay and Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.

Routing

Nevada 28 is the continuation of California 28 from Kings Beach southeast to U.S. 50 at Spooner Junction in the Tahoe Basin. The state highway is part of a loop around Lake Tahoe (via U.S. 50, California 89, California 28, and Nevada 28).

Highway Guide

Nevada 28 east/south
California 28/North Tahoe Boulevard changes into Nevada 28/Lakeshore Boulevard as the state highway leaves California and enters Nevada, Washoe County. At this point, California 28 leaves Brockway and Nevada 28 enters Crystal Bay, Nevada. Several casinos are clustered around the state line, which is comparable to the view at South Lake Tahoe but in a much smaller scale. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Nevada 28/Lakeshore Boulevard carries the state highway around the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, connecting California 28 at Crystal Bay with U.S. 50 at Spooner Junction. Photo taken 07/21/09.
The Tahoe Biltmore and Crystal Bay Club casinos line both sides of Nevada 28. From here, Nevada 28 will proceed a bit to the north, then turn east again in Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
The Nugget Casino sits on the southeast side of Nevada 28. The state highway soon leaves Crystal Bay en route to Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Nevada 28 is designated as one of Nevada's official scenic byways. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Residences, villas, and vacation cottages line the lake between Crystal Bay and Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Magnificient views of Lake Tahoe are afforded as Nevada 28 continues north toward Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Eastbound Nevada 28 follows the shore of Crystal Bay en route to Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
A reference marker for Nevada 28 is posted a short distance ahead, just prior to crossing into Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
The next right turn is for Lakeshore Boulevard, which is the old alignment of Nevada 28 through Incline Village. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Nevada 28 enters Incline Village, an unincorporated community with an elevation of 6,390 feet above sea level and population of 9,952 as of the 2000 Census. Photo taken 07/21/09.
A bear crossing sign is posted on Nevada 28. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Eastbound Nevada 28 approaches Junction Nevada 431/Mount Rose Highway north to Galena, Mount Rose Junction, and Reno. Photo taken 07/21/09.
Continue straight on Nevada 28 for Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, and Spooner Junction (U.S. 50). Turn left here for Nevada 431 north to Mount Rose. Photo taken 07/21/09.
A pair of trailblazer shields -- one for Nevada 28 east and the other for Nevada 431 north -- is posted at the intersection with Mt. Rose Highway. Photo taken 07/21/09.
A Nevada 28 east reassurance shield and scenic byway route marker is posted along eastbound after the Nevada 431 intersection in Incline Village. Photo taken 07/08/07.
As Nevada 28 turns east through Incline Village, the next left leads to Preston Field. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Eastbound Nevada 28 meets Southwood Boulevard in Incline Village. Photo taken 07/08/07.
The next traffic signal along Nevada 28 east is with Village Boulevard. Photo taken 07/08/07.
A short distance later, eastbound Nevada 28 approaches Country Club Drive in Incline Village. Turn left to the Incline Village ski area or right for the downtown hotel area. Most of the business district lies along Lakeshore Drive, the old alignment of Nevada 28. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Eastbound Nevada 28 meets Country Club Drive at this traffic signal. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Nevada 28 leaves Incline Village and bends southeast to follow the shoreline to Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park and Spooner Junction. Photo taken 07/08/07.
A mileage sign along Nevada 28 provides the distance to U.S. 50 (ten miles), Carson City (22 miles), and South Lake Tahoe (23 miles). Photo taken 07/08/07.
Nevada 28 east enters Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. The park includes Sand Harbor, Memorial Point, Hidden Beach, Spooner Lake, and Cave Rock (along U.S. 50). Photo taken 07/08/07.
Nevada 28 turns south to follow the lakeshore through the state park. A scenic overlook is available ahead. Photo taken 07/08/07.
This view looks south on Nevada 28 from the scenic overlook parking lot. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Southbound Nevada 28 approaches Sand Harbor beach (next right). Photo taken 07/08/07.
Skipping ahead, after leaving Sand Harbor, Nevada 28 leaves Washoe County and passes through the western corner of Carson City, then enters Douglas County at this point. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Southbound Nevada 28 approaches the turnoff for Spooner Lake (left turn) in Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Approaching Spooner Junction, southbound Nevada 28 meets its end at the junction with U.S. 50. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Turn right via the ramp to continue the loop tour around Lake Tahoe via U.S. 50 west. Destinations along U.S. 50 west include Cave Rock, Zephyr Cove, Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, Placerville, and Sacramento. Turn left to follow U.S. 50 east to Carson City. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Another END Nevada 28 shield assembly is posted at the intersection with U.S. 50. Turn left here for Carson City. Photo taken 07/08/07.
Nevada 28 west/north
Scenes Pertaining to Nevada 28
This kiosk at the Scenic Overlook off Nevada 28 southeast of Incline Village offers a list of attractions along the state highway as it passes through Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Photos taken 07/08/07.
This suite of photos shows views available from the scenic overlook within Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Photos taken 07/08/07.

Page Updated January 19, 2010.