Meeks Bay Resort & Marina Campground

Lake Tahoe

Meeks Bay, Lake Tahoe

Meeks Bay Resort, Lake Tahoe

Meeks Bay Resort

Lake Tahoe
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to Lake Tahoe enjoy an almost endless variety of activities and places to visit.

  • Emerald Bay, Vikingsholm mansion, Emerald Bay cruises
  • Eagle Falls trail
  • South Lake Tahoe beaches and Stateline, Nevada, casinos
  • Boat rentals, lake tours
  • Paddleboard rentals
  • Fishing, hiking, sight-seeing
  • Heavenly Valley or Squaw Valley gondola ride
  • Tallac Historic Site

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Generators: Maximum of 2 hours of operation during quiet hours 10 PM to 8 AM
  2. Pets are not allowed at Meeks Bay Resort.

Meeks Bay Resort Campground

Meeks Bay Resort and Marina's campground is 10 miles south of Tahoe City on Lake Tahoe's west shore. The resort is owned by the Washoe Tribe. They offer both RV and tent camping sites around a loop close to the marina and other resort facilities. Campsites are so popular that many are reserved more than a year in advance.

Both tent and RV sites have a 2-night minimum. RV sites have full hook-ups. No trailers of any kind are allowed in the tent sites.

Campground Basics
Location: Highway 89, 10 miles south of Tahoe City
Elevation: 6,250 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Sacramento - 115 miles, 2:10
Number of Sites: 36
Open - Closed: mid-May to mid-October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 (additional vehicles $7 per day)
Pets: Pets are not allowed
Campground Information: (530) 525-6946

Reservations available: whenever campground is open
Booking Window: Reservations are accepted for the following year beginning May 1, e.g. reservations for 2017 are made beginning May 1, 2016.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 60 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: RV sites $30 off-season, $50 June 15-Sept. 15
Tent sites $20 off-season, $30 June 15-Sept. 15
Reservations: Meeks Bay Resort Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 12:00 PM, check-out 11:00 AM

Meeks Bay Resort Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring, full hook-ups at RV sites
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Yes
Dump station:
Facilities: Marina, boat ramp, lodge rooms, cabins, snack bar, gift shop, store
Nearby attractions: Beach with designated swimming area and volleyball net, hiking, marina with boat tours to Emerald Bay, boat rentals, fishing excursions, paved, 20-mile bike trail

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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