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26 RV Parks near Brookdale, California
We did however find 26 campgrounds within 25 miles of Brookdale. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Brookdale in the left hand column.
Dec 2017 - $35.00
New Brighton is truly a hidden gem. In a few minutes you are in downtown Capitola and Santa Cruz. Full hook-ups are available but need to be reserved months in advance. 3 of the 4 restrooms have been updated but the one adjacent to us needed help. There is an incredible amount of space between each site which is very important if you like your privacy and solitude. It can get noisy however, but for the most part it was quiet after 10.00 pm. See tips below for more info. - JustImagine
Nov 2016 - $35.00
Beautiful state park. Spent a week in October. Beautiful weather and the beach was amazing! Bathrooms were clean. - RVGma
Jun 2015 - $35.00
Beautiful place to stay. Spent a great weekend there in June. The site we stayed at was a "dry" campsite, there are a handful of full hookup sites that look quite nice. You can also get a site by the cliffs for an additional fee. ($50 a nite). When walking around we noticed that there really isn't a bad site in the place. Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance, which is recommended. The place was full. Highly recommended. - Tom_OC
Oct 2016 - $60.00
Park is nice and clean. Have stayed here several times over the last few years. The only problem this last time were the skunks. At night while we were around the fire pit, lots of them would come out. So many that the kids didn't want to walk to the restrooms. I have never seen it this bad before. - Wendy 67
Sep 2016 - $105.00
Nice campsite with a lot of facilities. Showers and restrooms are clean but not the newest ones. Sites are big enough and offers a lot of free space around the vehicle. We were very surprised about the enormous price. It costs too much compared to the service (no BBQ at the site, no swimming pool). - WorldTravelers
Sep 2016 - $100.00
Beautiful location and setting. Park is very well maintained. Stayed in a pull through premium site which was very narrow and close to the neighboring site. No cell phone reception which would be less of an issue if the Wi-Fi in the park was working, which it wasn't. All of the equipment is there but no signal. Park staff advised us the signal is "sketchy" but my suspicion is it was turned off in the RV area for the off season. At check in we were given a full page of rules to follow. Most are common sense but each rule is followed with a dollar amount for the fine that would be levied for violations up to $350, REALLY!! Park is not dog friendly as dogs are limited to a defined area, ($350 fine for violation). In fairness I didn't see anyone being harassed over a violation but then most RV folks are decent people who just want to enjoy themselves and not annoy others. I would hope management rethinks the monetary fine matter and just makes sure the advertised services are functional. - ChuckD
Mar 2013 - $32.00
This was a great find! The park does have many full-timers on site, but it has a few spaces reserved for people coming for days, weeks, or months as well. It is only 2 blocks from the beach! It was perfect for a week at the beach. There are shops close by for food within walking distance as well. The spots are very close to one another. It is a large parking lot, but there are spots of grass for dogs, if you have them, just a short walk to the front of the park and of course, the beach. The owner, Chuck, is very accommodating and friendly. He was great all week while we were there. Everyone at the park is very friendly and helpful with directing you where to go in the area. We had a great experience, and we definitely recommend this park if you are anywhere near the area. It is affordable and just blocks away from the beach with full hook-ups! To note, the wifi is great! We work full time from our RV and we rarely use the park's wifi because it is too slow for the work we do on our computers, but this wifi was very impressive! If your travel trailer is over 31 feet long, I would request spot number 5 because it is one of the only spaces you could back directly into. If you are not an advanced level "reverser", unfortunately, I would think you would need to consider elsewhere. The spaces just cannot accommodate larger trailers. We have two slides that are across from one another and we were only able to pick one side to put out because the spaces just don't allow for the room. We were fine with this, and most do not have slides directly across from one another, so it shouldn't be an issue, but just something to be aware of. Also, the sewer hookups are the old school iron pipe, not threaded PVC, so be sure to put a rock on top of your sewer hose or use a donut to be sure it doesn't come out while you are dumping. Overall, a good park and one you should consider if you are wanting a spot close to beach near Santa Cruz. - gonecoastal724
Jan 2013 - $32.00
Rate shown for 1 week stay divided by 7. Access road poor to fair pavement. Narrow park roads. I had to back up the exit route in order to get to my assigned site. Park sites are short and most will not accommodate RV lengths longer than 26-34 feet. The manager advised that only 7 of the sites are for transients. Our site was an unlevel paved back-in. More of a parking lot with lines there is no privacy between sites. All utilities worked. The cable TV selection was extensive and worked well. The Wi-Fi was intermittent and would cut out at times. Our site was close to the road and it got quite noisy at times. The laundry had 2 washers and 2 dryers. The wife said she was happy with their efficiency. Friendly accommodating manager. Still, we probably won't return due to the noise levels. - Onemoretrail
Apr 2012 - $40.00
Small park with mostly long-time residents. They are parking spaces, really. But it's got clean restrooms, showers, laundry, reliable Wi-Fi and cable, and great location near, but not on, the beach. Very nice manager, and quiet, friendly park. Nearby restaurants and stores. - Wendywoods
May 2018 - $65.00
Funny to rate a park a 9 and then cite so many flaws, but you are backed in about 100 feet from the ocean and that's what it's all about. The sites are slightly unlevel and you need at least two sewer hoses if you have a motorhome. Site was full of weeds and the road in is long overdue for a repave. None of it mattered when we were sitting around the camp fire watching the waves! - z32k12
Apr 2018 - $65.00
Sea Cliff is a State owned/ran RV camping and day use area. We were in the full hook up area at the far north end of the park, and there are 3 dry camp lots, A,B and C as well. The dry camp spots are pretty much asphalt parking area with lines painted on the ground for your site. They were approximately 27X60'. The full hook up sites are narrow long sites with each one having 6" raised curb planters on each side. Unfortunately the planters were sand, and grassy weeds that were in dire need of cutting. The FHU sites had a heavy duty picnic table and raised fire pit at the front of the site. The sewer hook up was at the back of the sites, so bring lots of sewer hose. They are approximately 39X56'. Each site backs up to a public walkway that is about 8' wide and runs the length of the beach. On the other side of the walkway is the sand and the waves. On the front side of the sites is the road, and a embankment that's about 100+ feet tall. It used to be that there was zero cell signal in the camping area, but there is usable signal now probably from added cell towers in the area. The FHU sites are 30 amp only, but with a little conservation the 30 amp was not an issue. I love the relation of the sites to the beach, but the overall park is in dire need of maintenance. There is much weeding that needs to be done, the entrance road in front of the sites which is up against the embankment is over grown with trees and shrubs, and several large pot holes need filling in the road. The restrooms are typical for a public beach location, block walls and sparse on the inside. They are handicapped accessible, but there are NO hot showers available. Only cold water outdoor showers. Another point to keep in mind, they had me read and sign a small slip of paper upon checking in that advised among other things that there was a theft alert as chained generators and ice chests have been stolen. I very much like RVing at the beach, but as you can see there are trade offs. - SargeW
Dec 2017 - $55.00
Great location. We dropped in on a sunday and they pulled names at random to fill the few locations that had hookups. we got lucky but declined since it was only good for one day. we stayed 3 days in a dry spot. there were plenty of those. there is only a $10/day difference for hookups. I think $20 discount for a dry spot would be more appropriate. a toilet "only" bathroom was close by but it became locked on the 2nd day. the next one was a bit of a hike. they were moderately clean...not too impressive. - D to the V
Oct 2007 - $25.00
Very nice people. This park is all gravel with very narrow sites. I actually thought it was a campground until i got here. Most of the campers here are permanently set up on a site with storage buildings. - Rweaver
Jun 2011 - $18.00
Sites are for Elk's members only. No sewer hookups is a big minus. The facility has a large pool available and showers, steam room, exercise room. The park manager is very aggressive. - firedguy
Dec 2018 - $100.00
Didn't realize the site included a separate dog pen which is awesome for those who have dogs, we don't do would have preferred to use the space. Unfortunately our VERY close neighbors didn't have a dog pen so we heard their dog bark, whine and scratching on the windows for over 9 hours! The staff was amazing though! - KFreitas
Dec 2018 - $80.00
We spent 4 days here from Friday to Monday. I had originally requested a spot at the back in expectation of peace and quiet. When we hooked up power our surge protector showed problems with the ground and would not allow power to the trailer. I returned to the office and they gave me a new spot over the office. This spot was the 7th in a line of 9 sites, all vacant. After setting up we saw another party arrive 2 spaces away, shortly after that another party arrived to the site between us. We soon found out that these 2 rvs were a group. So here we are next to the group of 10 or so people occupying the 2 sites next to us with 6 vacant sites on the other side and another 8 or 10 vacant sites across the street. I have no complaints about the people next to us, they were not unreasonably noisy or up at late hours, it just seems that with all those vacant sites there was no good reason to put us all together. I think the neighbors would have preferred having some space as well. Overall, it's not a bad park but they really need to look into how they assign spaces when they have so many available.
AT&T cell coverage is decent if you are toward the front of the site. Towards the back it goes away completely. - bdo
Dec 2018 - $90.00
Nice campground for children. Medium sized sites. WiFi good (but the campground was nearly empty). But we were there in late December, and none of the bathroom/shower buildings have ANY heat, making them almost useless. Luckily, our daughter lives close to this campground, so we could shower at her house. - Gozierdt
Sep 2016 - $30.00
Actually we did not stay here but I went to this location to check it out and see about a reservation.
The website says "Upgraded and Reopened!
Guidelines RV must be no more than 20 years old or newer. After 30 days guest must vacate the grounds for a minimum of 24 hours before reapplying to return. Spaces rented on a first come, first served bases."
In addition, there is a telephone number, email address and a button you can click for a RESERVATION REQUEST.
I arrived at the RV Park and was I disappointed to see it. First of all, it has not been "Upgraded" as the website said in what I saw. It looks like it has been the same for many, many years. It is dusty. Next, the RV's that were there looked like most of them had been there for more than 30 days, several months or longer. I knocked on the door of the manager who is in a Foretravel that must be 30+ years or older but no answer. Went to the assistant manager, his motorhome looked as old or older, he said they do not take reservations, it is a first come basis and in the past year they may have had 10 vacancies. They don't try to make people leave after 30 days as that is to much trouble for them and the people in the rv's. They could if they wanted to. To much paperwork on their part.
So, don't count on what the website says in this case, it is not true at all. - Sherib
Apr 2018 - $35.00
Just a short walk down the hill to the beach. Our two dogs were able to use the private beach located directly across from the entry station. Didn't even know this existed, but the helpful attendant noted the beach north of Sunset is private and not subject to no-dog rules. From the park map, you cant' tell some sites, like ours, have 2 parking spaces right next to each other. Great for friends, not so much for strangers. Luckily we have good neighbors for the week, but just beware. The South Campground seemed best for trailers. The other two CG's were filled up with tents... and noise. To each his own, I guess. I would go back to Sunset SB. - FredjB
Mar 2015 - $35.00
This is a very pastoral park, with a beautiful beach. The sunsets are spectacular. The sites have some space and foliage. You can have a campfire here. There are strawberry fields just adjacent to the campground. We rarely saw a park ranger, and the sites were not raked or cleaned between uses. We would return to this park. - Vic and Marsha
Mar 2013 - $35.00
We stayed in site #25, which the camp host called "The Crown Jewel" of the park It was big, clean, and a short trail to an ocean overlook, with a drop dead view. The beach was quite a hike downhill. There are no amenities, other than the concrete pad and a fire pit. We were surprised at this, and landed there without water, because the CA Parks website said "developed". Now we know this does not mean hookups. Sunsets are amazing here, as the name would imply. The drive in is awesome, through farmlands and beautiful valleys. It is off the beaten path. Generators are against the rules after 8pm, as a ranger was quick to enforce. Nice place! - Dan Hannah
Apr 2012 - $45.00
This park is pretty with only a couple of trailers left, full of motorhomes and fifth wheels. They have very specific parking rules which required us to park our dually next to a bush, that scratched it. Nice but cramped laundry.30 amp electricity kept going off and on. No breaker to turn off electric so must hot connect. Sewer is not a proper fit so it leaks. No recycling available. Very expensive, not near groceries or shopping. In industrial area of town surrounded by poor neighborhoods. WiFi virtually non-existent, no cable and no antenna stations available. Sites and streets are paved with many many very high speed bumps. No discounts. - DRV
Mar 2012 - $35.00
This RV park in silicon valley is clean! This park appears to have its own cc&r's and is better for it. Pool and gazebo surrounded by green grass. Postal service is evidenced by a row of mailboxes at main office. There is an electric lawn mower to borrow to keep up your very own 10'x 5' strip of green space should you reside here for over 2 weeks. It offers spaces to one-night travelers too. This is a nice, clean, groomed trailer park where you want to live while earning a living here in San Jose. I didn't want to leave. It is nice for city camping in your travel trailer & I would go back. It is just a few miles from World Famous Henry's High Life restaurant and HP Concert Pavilion - CasaRoll
Jan 2012 - $35.00
Located in an industrial area with good access to the freeway. Park is very clean and well kept and has many long term/permanent residents. Dogs are limited to 20 lbs. The downside is that they do not take credit cards, cannot arrive after dark and must have a reservation. This park is not a resort, but a convenient place to stay for those visiting friends/relatives in the San Jose area. - nkwazi