Meeks Bay Campground

Meeks Bay Campground

Ten miles south of Tahoe City on California Highway 89.
Tahoe City, California 96145
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Local Phone: (530) 525-4733

Meeks Bay Campground is located in the Lake Tahoe Basin. A sandy beach and crystal clear water can be enjoyed by all at this family-friendly campground. All 40 sites have paved parking spurs. The campground is open approximately from 5/15 - 10/15.

Please note that while dogs are allowed to stay at the campgrounds, they are not allowed to swim at the public beach. There is, however, a separate area where dogs are allowed to swim and play off-leash!

Dog-friendly policies:

  • Size: All sizes
  • Maximum number allowed: 2
  • Other comments: 100% of the campsites are dog-friendly.

Dog playing in water
Clover playing in Fallen Leaf Lake. Premshiree-Pillai (CC)
Most hikes around Lake Tahoe—and there are hundreds—can be enjoyed with your best friend. But if your goal is to bask in fall color, better get a move on.  The aspens and other color-makers at higher elevations have already peaked, but you’ll still find some golden glow around the lakeshore. Go to for leaf-peeper updates—and, as always, check weather reports before rounding up your pup and heading into the high country. Be prepared for snow, because at this time of year, you never know! more »
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