In the Golden State of California choosing a campsite or RV park is the complete opposite of finding a needle in a haystack. With the sheer number of California campsites it’s easy to get overwhelmed with your options. There are literally thousands of campsites in California that range in landscapes from the desert, to redwood forests to the beach campsites on the coast.
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Exceptional Options for the Best Campsites in California
Between the many southern beach campsites in California, to the best campsites in northern California, where does one start planning their RV or camping road trip? Below you’ll find 7 of the best campsites in California that you can book directly here, from our partners at BookYourSite.com.
Casini Ranch Family Campground
Casini Ranch Family Campground has been a family operated RV park and campground open year round since 1965. The ranch offers a variety of RV and tent sites as well as an open rally area with rows of hookups for RV Clubs. All sites include picnic tables and a fire pit.
One mile of river runs along this 110 acre part of the ranch. Casini also enforces a quiet time policy so you can hear nature at night. Don’t we all just get away for the quiet?
Gualala River Redwood Park
Take in the magnificent views of the Redwoods or explore miles of beaches. Relax by taking your pets along the river or float lazily one mile down the Gualala River to the sea. Or better yet, do them all! I know I wouldn’t be able to choose.
The park opens annually on the weekend of Mother’s Day and remains open until September weather permitting. There is a maximum of six persons per site, one RV or two tents allowed on all sites.
Coachland RV Park
Coachland is one RV park in the High Sierras where one can truly enjoy the change of seasons all year long. It’s located at an elevation of 5900 feet just outside the historic town of Truckee and just 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe.
Coachland guests enjoy ideal summer temperatures and activities like badminton, baseball or volleyball, and winter brings the fresh powder snow the Sierras are famous for with great skiing and sledding.
Vail Lake Resort
Campsites here are surrounded by California Oaks and the RV sites offer full hook ups. A new expansion is in place to include a professional golf course as well as a new restaurant and winery.
There are also large picnic areas available for large family functions. Nearby is the Old Town Temecula and Temecula Wine Country. And of course facilities like group camping, a propane refilling meter, restrooms, general store and more.
Its private ownership allows you to spontaneously take advantage of a fully developed 5,100+ acre in Northern California’s Shasta area. R-Ranch has best fishing around, horses and other outdoor activities you can take a break from that daily routine.
R-Ranch is a family oriented recreational property. You can become an owner and in this private facility you share with other owners, you can enjoy ultimate recreational freedom. You can go camping in your RV, trailer or tent. No reservations required. When the mood strikes, you can hop in your car and just explore.
Keweah Park Resort
Located just 3 miles east of Lake Kaweah in the middle of the foothills of the Sequoai Mountains, Kaweah Park Resort is ideal to enjoy activities such as fishing, swimming and hiking. They offer full hookups and dry camping along the river for you to pitch a tent and enjoy a cozy fire. Or for those who are less outdoorsy you can also rent a cabin.
Marina Dunes Beach Resort
A gem located steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in the country and just 10 minutes north of Monteray, Marina California is the perfect place to stay. It’s located on a dunes preserve with just a short walk from 10 miles of undeveloped Monterey Bay beachfront.
They continue to offer RV’ing and now provide additional lodging opportunities through their unique “Dunes Cottages”.
Pick a spot and book your site.