Showing posts with label Campgrounds. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Campgrounds. Show all posts

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Lagunitas California

Samuel P. Taylor State Park Campground is a short drive from Bay area. The campground is located within the state park and in close proximity to Muir Woods National Monument and Point Reyes National Seashore.

GPS Coordinates (Entrance Kiosk): 38.019266,-122.729944
Samuel P. Taylor SP website: Click here
Campground Map (Pdf): Click here
Campground reviews (RVparkreviews): Click here

Video tour of Samuel P. Taylor Campground (HD available).

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Sandy Riverfront RV Resort, Troutdale Oregon

Sandy Riverfront RV resort is located close to the Columbia River Gorge  and about 20 minutes east of downtown Portland. It is a good camp base to visit the waterfalls, the Columbia river, and all the surrounding cities.

GPS Coordinates (CG Entrance): 45.5383,-122.379096
Campground Website: Click here
Campground Map: Click here
Campground reviews from RVParkreviews: Click here
Video tour of Sandy Riverfront RV Resort Campground (HD available).

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Elk Prairie Campground (Orick, CA.)

Elk Prairie Campground @ Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Elk Prairie campground is one of the 4 developed campgrounds operated by the California Department of Parks and Recreation in Redwoods Forest Northern California. Enjoy the ancient coast redwoods, grazing Roosevelt elk and black-tailed deer in Elk Prairie, easy access to over 70 miles of hiking and biking trails, and seasonal campfire programs.
  • Location: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, 6 miles north of Orick, Calif. on the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway.
  • GPS Coordinates: 41.361875,-124.025439 (Opens Google map in new window)
  • Open: Year-round.
  • Sites: 75 tent or RV (no hook-ups, no dump station); hiker/biker sites available.
  • Facilities: Hot showers, ADA accessible restrooms, picnic tables, firepits and barbeques, food lockers and trash receptacles, visitor center, campfire center.
  • Vehicle Length Limit: 27-foot RV or 24-foot trailer.
  • Fees: $35 per vehicle, $5 per hiker/biker, $8 for day-use only.
  • Reservations: January–September, ReserveAmerica or call 1-800-444-7275.
Elk Prairie Campground Map: Click here.

Video tour of Elk Prairie Campground (HD available):

Monday, February 13, 2012

Crystal Cove State Park Lower Moro Campground

It's California's newest State Park campground, it's set on a terraced hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Below the campground is a day use area with beach access, just a short, but steep, walk from your campsite. Only free-standing tents are allowed, ground stakes use is prohibited. Campfires are not allowed. Another big drawback of the campsite is the traffic noise from PCH.

Campsite reservation through reserveamerica website.
GPS coordinates:33.564432,-117.822254 (opens google maps)

Activities: camping, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, surfing, swimming, scuba diving, surf fishing (not sure if it's allowed here but I've seen a lot of people doing it).
FEES: RV sites with hook-ups= $75/night, drycamps=$50/night plus $8 reservation fee

Campground Map

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Castaic Lake Campground, Castaic CA.

Castaic Lake Campground, Castaic California

Address: 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic, CA 91384
GPS Coordinates: 34.500522,-118.607124 (Campground entrance kiosk)
Website:Click Here!
Online Reservation: Click Here!

Castaic lake is located in northern Los Angeles County, just 45 miles north of downtown L.A., and 40 miles south of the Grapevine, off the 5 Freeway in the City of Castaic.

Family camping in RV’s or tents is available on the east side of the lower lake lagoon. The campground is divided into 3 lots (Lot A, B, and C). Lot A and Lot B are paved, Lot C is unpaved. Lot A (A7 to A16) is for RV's only. Lot A has more shade trees, Lot C is mostly open.

Swimming is only allowed during the summer season. The Swim Beaches are located on the west side of the Lower Lake Lagoon.

Boating (Upper Lake)
Camping: Fee: $20 per night (No hook-ups for RV, fresh water and dumping area is available)

Click on pictures to enlarge.

Swim Area