Located in Northern California, near the town of Redding, lies an award-winning park with luxurious amenities. As a Good Sam affiliated campground, it’s one of the best RV parks in all of California. The main draw of this park is the close proximity to Lake Shasta, the Shasta Cascades, and the Lake Shasta Caverns. Enjoy a quiet stay under the shade or take advantage of the activities nearby such as boating, hiking, and kayaking.
This RV park is perfect for traveling in comfort, with its pristine bathrooms, a convenience store, a fenced pet park, and a pool and brand new hot tub. When you’re not enjoying the many amenities that Mountain Gate RV Park offers, you can head to Mt. Shasta for a breathtaking hike, head to one of the many local wineries and breweries for a day of wine and beer tastings, or head into the city of Redding to spend the day shopping. Staying at this park gives you the best of both worlds when it comes to enjoying California’s natural beauty and experiencing city life.
“Nice RV park with large pull-through sites. Very clean and lots of trees for shade! Dog-friendly and a nice dog play area on site…” – Russ, Yelp review
Located in the foothills of the Sierras, this pristine park offers full hookups at all of its RV sites, clean restroom and shower facilities, and plenty of amenities. It’s also near a number of exciting attractions such as the Red Hawk Casino, award-winning wineries, and world-class skiing.
If you’re interested in exploring the Sierra Valley area, there are plenty of fun things to do near this park. Visit a vineyard to taste homemade wine, test your luck at the Red Hawk Casino, or go for a hike through one of the numerous trails. If you’d like to spend a day or two enjoying the resort, you can hit the pool, play some volleyball or bocce ball, head to the stream for some fishing, or enjoy the weekly potlucks.
“Ponderosa is our go-to Thousand Trails campground. We love coming here and do many times during the summer…” – Robyn, Tripadvisor
One of the few parks out of 16,000 to receive the Best Rated Park Award in the U.S., Clio’s Rivers Edge RV Park is without a doubt one of the best in the country. Located near Graeagle, California, this park is nestled in the perfect spot to get a great view of the Sierra Mountains, as well as an opportunity for horseback riding, golfing, ATVing, and much more. While the great view and the local attractions may be what bring people to Clio’s at first, the top-notch service is what keeps them coming back!
This award-winning park offers plenty of things to keep you active. A dog park, playground, volleyball court, putting green, and horseshoes are just the beginning! You’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful Sierra Mountains while staying in absolute comfort. Spacious sites, full hookups, free Wi-Fi, and cable tv, and even a personalized RV escort service all ensure that you’ll have every need cared for.
“Great park and location! Would give it 6 stars if I could. Probably the most friendly staff that I’ve ever been around. There is so much to do in the surrounding area…” – Jon, Google review
Another choice for a luxurious vacation is the Boulder Creek RV Resort, located near the Eastern Sierra Nevada. This park truly lives up to being called a resort; with a pool and hot tub, hot showers, mini-mart, and laundry facilities. It’s one of the best long-term RV parks in California; you can stay for an extended period of time without feeling homesick at all!
Boulder Creek RV Resort is a favorite of families all over. Since it’s a small, family-run park, they have a host of different events at their park every year, including an annual Easter egg hunt, Fourth of July fireworks, Thanksgiving potlucks, and more! It’s also the perfect place for avid fishermen, hikers, golfers and rock climbers, with places nearby for all of that and more
“Very well-organized and clean campground. Camp mini-mart was very well stocked for last-minute purchases. Free coffee and muffins in the morning were a nice extra.” – Mikkia, Google review
If you’re looking for California campgrounds with a rich history, the 49er RV Ranch may pique your interest. Back in 1852, this site was overflowing with covered wagons belonging to people searching for gold! Today, it’s home to a high-quality RV park that offers full hookups, free wi-fi, and a general store.
Not only is this park filled with a rich history, but the surrounding areas are as well! Head to Railtown 1897 State Historic Park to explore the railroad’s history, as well as Hollywood’s film industry. Visit California’s largest vertical chamber, Moaning Cavern, or sightsee in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. When you’re not exploring the nearby areas, you can relax at your campsite with complimentary wi-fi and cable tv.
“This is one of the nicest campgrounds we have stayed at. Quite clean, with a lot of trees to shade your RV. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We will be back…” -Mike, Tripadvisor
Located on five acres on the Yuba River in Sierra City, California is a cozy park that will provide you with relaxation and adventure. Rafting, kayaking, fishing, and hiking are all opportunities awaiting you during a stay at Sierra Skies RV Park. Do a little of everything at this exciting California park, for one of the best trips ever!
If you’re looking forward to a relaxing vacation to enjoy nature, this is the park for you! Mountain views, shady trees, and relaxing by the river are all things awaiting you in this pristine park. When you’ve got your fill of relaxation, you can head to the river for some white water rafting! It’s also one of the best California RV parks for extended vacations, as it offers low monthly rates.
“Best little RV park in the high Sierras with fishing, swimming, and gold panning along the N. Yuba River. Family-friendly, mountain bikers’ destination- well maintained with laundry, bathhouse, and wireless hotspots on site.” – Thomas, Google reviews
For RV camping on the central coast of California, consider hitting up the Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground. This high-quality resort is a Highway West Experience park that offers bus access, cable tv, a convenience store, a Campfire Cafe, a fitness center, and even free rentals!
This California campground offers luxurious campsites and even “campsites” for the RVer who wants to travel in style. Amenities such as a tv lounge, hot tubs, and a wine/beer bar truly set the standard for luxurious RV resorts.
“The location and amenities are excellent-good pool, clean bathrooms, friendly staff. It’s within easy driving distance of Solvang, Santa Barbara, and the Chumash Casino. Lots of local families come for weekends.” – Irma, Tripadvisor
This family-owned park is located in Orland, California, and boasts a calm, quiet facility with top-notch customer service. This “oasis in the valley” is the perfect place for a relaxing home base for your vacation.
This quaint park in Glenn City, California is home to relaxing camping sites, a pool, clubhouse, and a pet area. The surrounding area offers many exciting attractions, historical areas, and museums, such as Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park, Gateway Museum, and Thunderhill Raceway.
“This is the best RV Resort I have been to. It’s very beautiful. Nicely set up. It also has a nice pool for people to swim in. The owners and employees are also very helpful and kind. My experience here was outstanding. I plan on going back sometime soon. I recommend staying at Parkway RV Resort.” – Channa, Google reviews
The McCloud RV Resort is located at the base of Mount Shasta, in Northern California’s Cascade Range. With the beauty of this mountain range and the surrounding forests and lakes, this park is perfect for the outdoor adventurer in each of us. Best of all, it’s only a short distance to some of the best RV dealerships in California.
This is the perfect park for an unforgettable Mt. Shasta camping experience. While you’re in the campground, you can enjoy a heated bathhouse, a babbling brook, BBQ areas, and free wi-fi. When you decide to explore the Mt. Shasta area and Shasta-Trinity National Forest, you won’t be disappointed. This Northern California park has it all; fishing, hiking, hunting, golf, scenic views; you name it!
“Very clean, green grass, some spots paved, Cool evenings. Another place to escape the heat in the valley.” -William, Google reviews
This tranquil park in Northern California is located between Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lake Tahoe, giving you plenty of options for places to visit. The forested mountain setting is the perfect backdrop for any camping trip.
Pioneer RV Park was rated one of the top 300 parks in the country, and for good reason! Over six miles of tranquil forest, free Wi-Fi throughout the entire park, and an on-site dog wash are just a few things that make this park a joy to stay in. There are also plenty of exciting attractions nearby- snowmobiling, mountain biking, geocaching, and gold panning are all in the realm of possibilities!
“Best campground ever. Very clean and comfortable facility. I love the fact that the owners take time to walk around and make sure everything is ok. It is also very calming can’t wait till the next visit.” – Max, Google reviews
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds is home to the famous county fair and horse show. This fair connects the youth with agricultural knowledge and is all wrapped in fun including a carnival with lots of entertainment. The park sits on 105 beautiful acres and is located between the Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds is peaceful and located near beautiful beaches and farm stands. It's a quiet place to unwind but close enough to great stores, tourism spots, and more. Big Sur and Monterey are only about 30-45 miles away making both a great day trip for the family. In addition, Santa Cruz is only 20 miles away.
“Always something fun going in at the fairgrounds. Love that they have bathrooms all over so you don't have to run across the grounds and stand in a long line! The County Fair was great, as usual!” – Amma Karen, Google Review
From visiting beaches to hiking up mountains, from exploring deserts to snowmobiling – it’s obvious that California has a lot to offer for an RV trip. Anyone of the 10 RV trailer parks and campgrounds we briefly went over will be the perfect home base for exploring California and checking out some state parks. Book your resort now, and you can start the best RV camping trip of your life in the Golden State, beautiful California!
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Yes. The majority of campgrounds we selected in this blog allow pets.