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 a seemingly endless variety of activities and places to visit. Campers who pull into Meeks Bay Resort Campground are close to all the great attractions on Tahoe's southwest shore.

  • Tour nearby Tallac Historic Site and the Taylor Creek Visitor Center.
  • Learn to waterski at High Sierra Waterski School at Homewood or Sunnyside Marina.
  • Rent bicycles, kayaks, and paddleboards at West Shore Sports at Homewood, Sunnyside, or Tahoma.
  • Visit Emerald Bay and tour the Vikingsholm mansion. Sign up for an Emerald Bay cruise.
  • Set out on the Eagle Falls trail to beautiful mountain lakes.
  • Enjoy the sand on South Lake Tahoe beaches, or head to a casino in nearby Stateline, Nevada.
  • Rent a boat for a day on the water, or sign up for a lake tours.
  • Rent paddleboards and wend your way along the shoreline.
  • Try fishing from shore or a boat.
  • From Echo Lakes hike (or take their water taxi) across the lakes and into the Desolation Wilderness./li>
  • Take everyone to Heavenly Valley or Squaw Valley for a scenic gondola ride.

Key Meeks Bay Resort Campground Regulations

  1. Generators may only be operated a maximum of 2 hours during quiet hours from 10 PM to 8 AM.
  2. Pets are not allowed at Meeks Bay Resort.
  3. No trailers of any kind a permitted in the tent sites.

Meeks Bay Resort Campground

Meeks Bay Resort 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 at Meeks Bay Resort Campground. RV sites have full hook-ups. No trailers of any kind are allowed in the tent sites.

Meeks Bay Resort Campground Basics
Meeks Bay Resort Campground 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 at Meeks Bay Resort Campground
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
Attractions near Meeks Bay Resort Campground: Enjoy the beach with designated swimming area and volleyball net. Find nearby hiking. Visit the resort marina with boat tours to Emerald Bay, boat rentals, and fishing excursions. Bicycle along a 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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