D.L. Bliss State Park borders Emerald Bay State Park to the north. The park is named for a pioneering lumberman, railroad owner, and banker of the region. The D.L. Bliss family donated 744 acres to the State Park system in 1929. It features one of the finest beaches in the Lake Tahoe region. The park also has popular hiking trails, such as the Lighthouse Trail and the Balancing Rock Nature Trail. The beach is especially popular during summer months.