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16 RV Parks near Bret Harte, California
We did however find 16 campgrounds within 25 miles of Bret Harte. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Bret Harte in the left hand column.
Sites: 72 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 17 Reviews
Aug 2019 - $45.00
We are Thousand Trails members so we do not pay a nightly fee and we come here at least once a year. The river is wonderful for our g-kids (ages 9-15) although the current is swift and vigilance is mandatory. The staff is working hard to make a nice experience for visitors. They frequently water the grassy areas around sites and make every effort to be accommodating and friendly, even offering a ride in the gator. They answer the phone or return the call. The lodge has games for the kids, and small art projects. Sites are spacious and level on gravel-dirt pads, each with a table and most with W/E. Most of the sites with sewer are occupied by annual leases. Annual leases, which have become an economic necessity for most parks, occupy the nicest spots and some are beginning to look unkempt. The roads are dusty Overall this is a nice place for a few days of water and fun in the sun, with plenty of retail options nearby. Cons are noise: trains and highway traffic. - Gma Terrie
Feb 2018 - $1.00
There hasn't been a review here in a while for the TT Turtle Beach. We arrived here with low expectations after visiting another California TT that left us pretty disappointed. BUT we were impressed with the welcome we got from the front office that checked us in. Very informative, very pleasant. We chose a site (as it is the usual custom at a TT campground) in the section we were asked to be in. Our site was water and electric only. Electrical worked fine and water pressure was decent as well. Sites are spacious enough and we really enjoyed the quiet location (a few trains don't bother us). Wifi in the lounge worked great too! You are about 90 minutes away from San Francisco - quite a stretch, but a good home base nonetheless without the cramped campgrounds closer to SF. Gated entrance. Narrow and curvy road coming into the campground; don't despair, it is not a dead end street, you will see the TT sign at the last curb before entrance! - chantalcnrobw
Aug 2016 - $46.00
We stopped overnight, not using the amenities such as the lake.
Sites are first come first serve, we arrived late afternoon on a weekend and were stuck with a spot with no shade and lots of army ants, but at least we had a site with electrical.
Staff was not helpful when MapQuest left us stranded. - jkr
Jan 2017 - $18.00
For Elks members only , very nice park eight pull through's possibly two more that exist but not sure, was told that if the area is full you can Boondock around the perimeter of the Elks Lodge parking as long as you're leaving early in the morning. I understand that as of January 1 2017 , rates are changing Modesto members $20 members at large $25 this is still a bargain since there is not too many options to park in or around Modesto. The access is simple off of Highway 99 very easy to get to definitely follow the instructions if heading east you will actually turn on Pentecost which dead ends into charity way which is kind of like a turnaround where the Elks Lodge is located . As far as the sites they are fairly level on a gravel dirt base which seem to drain real good they have a drywall out there for heavy winter rains but I'm thinking it could be a little dusty in the summertime not sure, winter time rain not a problem no mud exist. You are definitely in a rural area of North Modesto at this time not much out there so your experience is fairly quiet . The dump station is located as you are pulling out all on a asphalt area for a clean no mess experience, very nice, drainage and slope is excellent. The lodge is very nice updated has an excellent lounge and seems to be more in touch with the times then some of the other lodges we have visited. We will stop here again when in the area. - monaco cruiser
Mar 2019 - $35.00
Triangular grassy field with hookups along back treeline. Very old electric posts, no cable or wifi. Big sign with rules and check in procedures at park entrance. Very quiet except for the locomotive that barrels through every hour blowing his horn as if his life depended on it. It's the only RV park in town so, it's ok for one night passing thru. Would stay again if had to. Nightly rate a bit high for what you get, but again, it's this or the Walmart parking lot. - Fulsom Family
Apr 2018 - $25.00
It's not a destination resort so don't expect a pool, showers and a laundry. The sites are well spaced and mostly level . The park is kind of hard to find, even though it is just outside the fairgrounds front gate. The trains go by on a regular basis during the day, but the noise seems to end about 9 pm or so, thus it never bothered us when we were sleeping. - ultrastar28
Mar 2018 - $25.00
What a previous reviewer said... right alongside train tracks. At least 6 rolled by tooting their horns almost constantly in the 18 hours we'be been here so far. Great cell reception though--there's a tower right here too. Grass and dirt field, muddy when wet. Location can be tricky to find. Go by the address. Not well signed. Keep your eyes open. Better yet, camp elsewhere. Office closed and no host present when we rolled in so we just took a site which is the way it works at this first-come-first-served location. Hookups are dual serving adjacent sites. Our electrical pedestal was old and in a state of disrepair. All hookups at the back of sites so long or extended sewer hoses are needed and the drains are in the ground which may be uphill from where your hose first touches down. 30 amp and 20 amp service. No 50 amp. All sites are back-in. Cash only. Wouldn't stay here again unless desperate. - RussOnTheRoad
Apr 2015 - $30.00
This is a great campground at the right time of year if your rig is small. Many sites along the Stanislaus River in riparian forest. Trailer size limit is 21 ft. and motorhome limit is 24 ft. Lots of mature trees to provide shade but the area gets very hot in the summer. Pads are asphalt. - oldmac
Jul 2019 - $44.00
This place wasn't even close to being as nice as the pictures on their website. I'd say most spots are permanent. The pull thrus for overnighters didn't have any grass or trees. It's next to a major road with a lot of truck activity all night long. That said, we did have full hookups and we felt safe here, so it wasn't all bad. It was just eh. - MARSATX
Jun 2019 - $23.00
This is a great place to stay. I have read all the review on different sites and some are not positive. However, we stayed for 3 nights $70. total. Kit for RV Park is close to the 5 Fwy, no big deal on the noise. We slept like a baby! The woody perennials plants are at a minimum. The spaces are plenty long and wide. The hookup is easy peasy. The laundry facility is fine, plenty of washers and amenities; such as coin change machine, etc. The showers are clean and can use a bit of TLC. The management does follow through on the rules and guidelines for Kit for RV campground. Oh wait, some people are not pleased by following the rules cause it doesn't apply to them; such as picking up after your dog's poop. Please people with dogs; pick up after your dog. Otherwise, don't have one. We had a great time at this RV park and will plan to stay here again. - TORTUGA GRANDE
May 2019 - $30.00
We had a long, level pull thru with good connections and open sky for dish. Gravel surface drained well after a couple of rainstorms. Office was helpful and gave us the best rate available with Passport, etc. Easy access from I-5 and short drive into Patterson which has all the shopping that we needed, as well as restaurants, etc. This is a good basic park and close enough to make a day trip into the bay area. - ronboett
Nov 2017 - $45.00
This is not a RV Park for people on vacation. The people who stay here live here and they are not retirees. The bathrooms are probably 60 years old and have not been improved since. They were clean but you did not want to use them. The sites do not come with tables. I would suggest No one visit this place. - Cynthia2156
May 2019 - $48.00
We stayed at T island It is a great location. The Memorial Day weekend gets a bit rowdy but Great Lake access. - Minnefornia
Oct 2017 - $15.00
I had heard bad things about this campground because of noisy crowds and crowded conditions during the summer, however, the $15 senior rate, even for non-residents, and the fact it had full hookups for that rate caused me to give it a try for one night on my way to Yosemite. For positives, the sites were adequately spread out, and I was able to find an open site for satellite TV. Verizon signal was excellent for both voice and data. Sites and roads were paved and the place was only about 10% occupied on a weeknight. I was told that even weekends in fall and winter are not crowded because there is no swimming or water contact activities allowed on the lake during fall, winter, or spring. I came in without a reservation and basically had my pick of sites. For negatives, the power went out in the middle of the night, but it was a campground-wide event, not just my site. By the time I left at 9:00 am, the power company was already digging up and repairing the break. The biggest negative is that this place needs some grounds maintenance. There is nothing but dirt between sites--any grass or ground cover having been worn away by heavy usage. Leaves need to be raked, and trash raked and picked up. There were a lot of small things like bottle caps, smashed cans, and bits of paper and other things hiding underneath the leaves that blew around. You could tell the place had had a rough summer. However, I will still probably come back here occasionally when I am looking for a quiet place to rest for a few days. - judy_online
Sep 2016 - $15.00
This is the first time we stayed at Woodward since the "upgrades" to the RV sites. We camped on T-Island which is right on the lake. We have been camping here for 10+ years and this is the first time on the island as it didn't have full hookups before. Nice shady spots. We only camp during weekdays because of the chaos on the weekends.
Did not appreciate paying the service $8 for the privilige of making a reservation and did not appreciate the 4pm check in the hot part of the day. - JOE & DEE DEE
Oct 2013 - $25.00
This campground is off the beaten path . It was almost deserted this time of year. The reservoir makes the setting quite lovely. You can sit close to the water and watch the ibis try to catch fish. The weekend brings local families and fishermen. It is quite dusty but if you want a break from the crowds this is it. - Lee and Paul
Nov 2009 - $20.00
This is a great park for the price. We stayed here in the months of November and December. It was quiet and peaceful. It only has 30 amp service but that was sufficient during this time of year. Lots of fishing and easy access in and out of the park. - crownblackdiamond
Mar 2009 - $23.00
About 150 full hook-ups. Paved interior roads. Each site has a concrete pad for parking rig and pad for picnic table. Discounts offered for senior citizens, disabled and disabled veterans, the latter no cost. There was a torrential downpour when we arrived so there was lots of standing water in puddles. Very few campers at this time of the year, perhaps, 7-8 with several appearing to be there for lodging rather than recreation. Could be improved in my mind were the concrete pad connected to the paved road with asphalt, thus eliminating some of the muddy areas. Rest rooms nothing to get excited about with stainless steel fixtures. Several separate shower areas. Web site shows all things available, including water skiing. - artiemeek
Jun 2007 - $21.00
Where to began? We pulled in this park dubious about all the trash, old trailers, and general skid row look to the place. We were shown our site on the water and decided to try to make the best of it. While hooking up we kept getting whiffs of a funky smell and assumed it was coming from the uncapped sewer hookup. After hooking sewer up and still getting a smell we called the camp host over to have a look/sniff. Well he ran some water down the line but afterwards told us the smell was most likely from when the wind blew the wrong way from the cesspool 100 yards farther down the road. Do I have to go on? We tried to ignore it and hoped it would be only momentary, but during the night we (my wife and I) were both woken by a horrible overwhelming methane odor. We hauled out the next morning after paying 1 week in advance. The camp host said "NO" to our refund request. We wouldn't camp even near here again. - Randx