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Address: Emerald Bay Road, Tahoma, CA
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Includes public and private resort beaches, which are both well-kept.

Includes public and private resort beaches, which are both well-kept.

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Beautiful Lake Tahoe -Meeks Bay Beach

We enjoyed being at Meeks Bay by Lake Tahoe. Its a nice area for water play, picnics, beach time, camping, and fishing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 11, 2016
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We enjoyed being at Meeks Bay by Lake Tahoe. Its a nice area for water play, picnics, beach time, camping, and fishing.

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Loomis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The campground is steps away from the white sand beach. Volleyball courts are at the ready. There is a little snack shack overlooking the beach and the bright blue water of Lake Tahoe. Back in the campground: each campsite is covered with wood chips to reduce dirt and dust. The shower/bathrooms are very clean. Campers should take note that no... More 

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Roseville, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean beach with a great view of the lake. Parking is $10 a day. But watch out for the bees. We got some food from the snack shack (which was nothing impressive) and within minutes of sitting down we were surrounded by dozens of bees. Not kidding, literally 50 of them. Made it impossible to eat our food and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

20.9 miles from South Lake Tahoe and worth the drive! Not too busy, but with crystal waters and sandy beaches. There are two carparks you can use. The 1st belongs to the National Parks and is $8 for the day. You can also use Pope beach, Baldwin with the same ticket. The other car park is $10 per day (camp... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

For those who plan to visit Meeks Bay Campground (and anywhere around) in Aug/Sept 2016, please pay attention to the yellowjackets/wasps problem. There are a lot of them around and could be a huge trouble when camping or having barbecue. Do check local news or search online for related threads before you visit.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a great beach to visit on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. We took our teenagers along but were disappointed to find that the Kayak rental was closed. I would advise taking some beach kit and umbrellas down there as there is very little shade. There are some big grills to cook food on which seemed to be... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Meeks Bay is a great place to spend the Day just hanging out by the water on the Beach. During the summer on the weekends get there early to get a great location near the water. Its a great place to learn how to SCUBA Dive there's always groups diving there during the weekends in the summer !!! There's also... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have been here numerous times through out the year. Great location for scuba divers and families. It can get filled quickly during the summer so arrive early

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

Need car to get there, but lots of sights on way. Camping ground next door, small kiosk 8 am till 5 pm. Lovely beach and s miming area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

Beautiful, wide beach beside the azure blue water! Not far from South Lake Tahoe, popular but not too crowded. Highly recommend a stop!

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