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The Underrated Beach With The Whitest, Most Pristine Sand In Northern California

Northern California is a beach lover’s paradise. From the rugged beauty of the North Coast to the many lakes and rivers that make this place awesome, there’s no shortage of places to relax in the sun and dig your toes in the sand. Some of the most pristine beaches are located high in the mountains of the Sierra, including Meek’s Bay. This gorgeous cove features some of the softest, whitest sand in Lake Tahoe… and that’s saying something!

Meeks Bay is located at

7941 Cedar Ridge Rd
Tahoma, CA

Have you been to Meeks Bay or other iconic Lake Tahoe beaches? Which one is your favorite and why? With so many to choose from, it’s a tricky thing to narrow down.

If you love relaxing by the water, you will probably enjoy this other article by Only In Northern California about waterfront restaurants.

Jill Sanford
Jill is a freelance writer from a small Northern California town and lives in the Sierra Nevada mountains. If you have an idea for an Only In Northern California story, email her at jsanford@onlyinyourstate.com.