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46 RV Parks near Calimesa, California
We did however find 46 campgrounds within 25 miles of Calimesa. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Calimesa in the left hand column.
Sep 2019 - $1.00
Staff in this park is friendly and helpful and take their time to answer all questions completely. Sites vary in size, but most are fairly large. Lots of activities in this park and food is available at the snack bar in the South lodge. Dish satellite TV, Verizon MiFi and AT&T cell phones all worked well here. Long-term residents are all toward the rear of the campground. Laundry facilities are plentiful with 3 laundry rooms and all the machines were working. They use their own app to pay for the machines, so you may want to get some quarters to use instead. I lost $2 because I prepaid for an extra load in the washer that I didn't need. Grocery store, other shopping and fast food restaurants are near by. We will stay here again when in the area. - Bobbi1948
Aug 2019 - $1.00
Place is kind of a dump. Trash and dog poop everywhere. People have no respect for the environment or the rules about picking up after dogs. I know not everyone is like that but this place ranks near the top as most littered. I frequently pick up trash on walks and the next day there's more trash to replace it. Lots of ducks and geese around. The water canal is gross, and yet people fish out of it! I wouldn't touch anything that came out of that canal. One notable addition is a brand new "Amazon locker" style mailbox station. At the time of this writing it's still being installed but the idea is that you can receive packages without having to go through the office and pay their $2/package fee. I'm sure the many permanent residents will be thrilled. The restrooms are old, but decent and clean enough. My site was pretty average, it's level and easy to get into. It's just the overall cleanliness of the park and some of the people that stay here that irk me. - andychops
Jan 2019 - $58.00
$54/$58/day Site 108 Wilderness Lakes in a Thousand Trails park located in what is left of the farming country in Temecula-Land. A very large park that takes reservations but does not assign sites...first come, first served and most of the sites are 30 amp only...not a big deal in the winter, but summer...could be an issue. We arrived very early on a Saturday and were lucky to score a "lakeside" back-in 50 amp site just vacated minutes before. During our week there we witnessed much maneuvering by other arrivals trying to land a favored spot. "Lakeside" is a euphemism as the water features are more like muddy ponds with lots of ducks and geese (and the associated quacks and bird poop). It was nice having our rear window overlooking the water. Sites are spacious but pretty much dirt and can be mucky in wet weather. The park was crowded with winter vacationers, but was very well organized with lots of planned activities for adults and kids. Normally they have an adults only pool, but it was closed for winter. There is a Country Store for must haves, a large grocery store is a mile away. Our site was satellite friendly but many of the other sites were in treed areas. WiFi is paid only, nothing free. $15/week but even paid, it was so slow as to be unusable. - Todd Hancock
Jun 2018 - $1.00
This was an adventure! It was difficult to navigate the road up the mountain to get into with a 28'. I would definitely suggest daytime driving. The problem is the whizzers around the curve. We drove through Idyllwild on the way back and this was a lot easier to maneuver. The park itself is a challenge to find easy spots to get into, but it was worth the challenge. It is an interesting park being tucked up in the mountains and the trip to Idyllwild is definitely a must. The people are so friendly and dog friendly shops. We did lose the top of our fridge vent so be remember where you go go into you must come back out of. No internet except for the laundry areas. Take plenty of quarters. - ralinda
May 2015 - $1.00
I was one night at this park. It happened to be fogged in so I did walk the area, I could only see about 200 feet.
My site was nice, and spacious in the woods. I was next to a long term renter.
This entire park is nestled in the woods, among trees and boulders. Driving through here in a big RV or with a big trailer is not for the faint of heart. My 24 foot van was no problem.
The road in is a pretty steep hill.
The Rangers that checked me in were very friendly and offered plenty of good advice about navigating the many roads in the park. - StormRunner
Oct 2014 - $1.00
Nice wooded park. We were up top near the pool in a nice 50 amp site. Park was fairly empty because it was starting to get cooler. Many things to do in the area and casino's aren't too far away. We enjoyed our week long stay. - acampingfan
Sep 2016 - $4.00
Three big lakes for fishing (if you have a CA license); lots of full time residents; they also have room for tenters; FHU with good electrical voltage and water quality; no cable but Wifi reception was good. They have a HUGE dog park (used to be a baseball park, which is how it is still marked on their map). Nice playground, pool, hot tub. They have rec area (but pay pool tables), laundry room. They have a little café where they cook b'fast and lunch. There are nice walking trails behind the campground. - Kerch Family
May 2015 - $14.00
While this RV Park is off of the freeways 215 & 10 with concrete driveways, it is on a railway line and the trains come through quite often. So it is somewhat noisy which is why we kept our windows closed at night and if too warn run the A/C. The sites are back-in and most have concrete pads and (worn) picnic tables. No fire pits and no cable TV so if you want satellite pick a spot clear of the trees. The other sites are sand/dirt. They have 3 small lakes for walking around and for fishing. For amenities they have a pool & spa, shuffleboard, horseshoes, a cafe and game room for TV, reading, pool, and group parties. We would stay again as it is one of our membership parks, but we would not stay for an extended period. - Michael Kibler
Mar 2013 - $14.00
This is a private membership park. The rate cited is a Coast-to-Coast member rate. Our site was a fairly level cement pad, with a good-size gravel area next to it for parking the toad and placing the picnic table we snagged from another site. The pad was not long enough for our 41' rig, so we stuck out in the road a couple feet, but that didn't present a traffic problem. The interior roads are plenty wide for navigating a big rig. The trees can present a problem for a rooftop satellite dish on many sites, but there was plenty of room to set up a tripod-mounted dish and miss the trees. The site we were put in was almost on the road. Across the road were the busiest train tracks I have ever seen (or heard). It wasn't unusual for four trains an hour to go by. Fortunately, they blew their horns quite a way down the tracks from the park, but folks who are sensitive to train noise would not be happy. We were not able to get a site in an area further from the tracks, but that could be due to the fact that it was Easter weekend and park members had the park almost full. Very good Verizon 4G data service (18 Mbps) sometimes, 3G service others. Nice big laundry with newer machines. The bath/shower rooms that were in the laundry building were outstanding. Each shower was a private individual room, with a bench and dry place to dress. Park Wi-Fi was not available at our site. We will stop there again when going through the area. - Denali
Sep 2018 - $50.00
dba Colorado River Adventures. This Place is a Scam! Upon viewing a 90 Minute Presentation: 1. Excessive Membership Fees that would shock an electric eel 2. Promises of gifts never received 3. Park infested with ants 4. Park infested with flies 5. Park infested with ferrell cats 6. Water turned off without notice. Limited 50A few and far in between Extremely Dusty. This place is a dump...Stay away! Stay away from this organization....Bad news!! - Windman69
May 2017 - $10.00
Another park that offers nothing for adult visitors. No adult swim time, no age limit for spa. Sites are so close together but people blare music so loud you can't listen to your tv or music. No presence of workers. Loud noise from the freeway. Will not return. - Lcarpen52
Mar 2017 - $1.00
We are CRA members and used this as a "just passing through" site. Pros: Nice clubhouse, hot tub hot, showers clean, good access to area. Cons: very noisy traffic from I10. Even with windows closed the noise was constant. The water faucet and sewer outlet are right beside each other, and were buried in dirt. Had to dig them out in order to access. Spaces are pull through but narrow. I did not get an escort to site but saw that others did. Worst part was a cackle of retirees constantly complaining about the activities of children and setting security on them if they went near the empty hot tub or played pool in the clubhouse. They weren't using any of those things but just delighted in showing their control. Overall a decent overnight stay if you aren't too noise sensitive. Can't imagine they sell too many memberships here. - phxchica
Jun 2019 - $40.00
This is a lovely park in an urban setting. Our FHU, pull-through site was long and spacious. The sites are not crammed together and offered shade and privacy. The park is large with 3 ponds, a great swimming pool with a water slide for kids and there is a fishing pond as well. You feel like you are in a rural setting with a nice view of the San Bernardino Mountains. You need a code to get in the park after hours, so late arrivals should call ahead for instructions. We enjoyed our stay here. The only downside were the large number of gopher holes that make the ground a bit uneven - be careful where you walk. - Dahna
May 2019 - $40.00
Pretty park with trees, some privacy, fairly level. GPS took us to the soccer field entrance. Keep driving another mile for the correct entrance to the park. - mac2school
May 2019 - $40.00
Excellent place to stay in the San Bernardino/Riverside area. It's the first RV campground in the area where we've felt safe. There were regular security patrols. The sites are very large with full hook-ups. The scenery is beautiful and there's a lot to do in the park. They took reservations but gave no discount for the planned electrical outage during our 2 night stay. There was lots of shade and grass. We will stay here again. - toccata
Sep 2019 - $14.00
Have stayed here in the past, some roads have improved. Pool was good. Had drain pipe issues, but fast support to correct. Nit every site has picnic tables. Very spotty cell and no wifi service available. Difficult to stay in touch with family. - thorn251
Oct 2016 - $1.00
My review is to put to rest the negative reviews. We toured this site for our annual family coming up the August and even during a week day the park had a number of sites occupied. All of the facility areas were clean an maintained. Restrooms were easily accessible and game room, group room were clean. Management was very helpful in assisting me to determine if this campground would fit our needs. I have to say that I was impressed and the reunion committee will be making the final decision. Hopefully they will feel the same way I do. - Susan Ollson
Sep 2016 - $10.00
Found this park online on another website. Reviews were not flattering. This park is undergoing some improvements and the staff is hard working and personable. It is a good park with easy access. There is no Wi-Fi and cell customers for Verizon and Sprint will be disappointed. T-Mobile worked great. The permanent residents are in another section of the park. The park is very laid back. There is a bar/restaurant on site open to the public and families. Will do this again. - PCH Warrior
Sep 2019 - $48.00
Older but clean park with many permanent campers. Everyone was pleasant including the staff. Would stay again for no more than 2 days. - JV2LY
Feb 2019 - $48.00
For short term stays- in a pinch- ok, but be prepared for lots of tight turns and obstacles.
The park itself looks ok. Yes- there are lots of long term residents. I didn't notice any junker RVs there. There are lots of long term storage sites as well. The few people that we met there were nice and would wave. The reason for 2 stars- we stayed 3 nights and they gave us a back in site. OK no problem. Except its uphill and in a small cul-de-sac and oh, since there are full timers there- go ahead and get the fifthwheel in around all of their cars and stuff. The check in was easy, check out even easier. The hook ups were easy. There were 30 and 50amp hook ups. Site was pretty level. It had cigarette butts all over it so that's another negative. Our fifth wheel is 36’. We are not planning on coming back to this campground. Unless they get better short term sites. - Layn
Jun 2017 - $64.00
Though this RV park has great potential it is not pursued. Most of the spaces are permanent residents in old RV's most appear not movable. The residents do not keep up their sites so it looks horrid. Broken down vehicles and trash (maybe personal belongings) surround most of the permanent residents sites. This is not much more than an expensive overnight stopover. There my was no picnic table at my site. Next time I am in the area I will go to a Walmart or rest area which is comparable to this RV park only free. There is no place to dump your trash. On a positive note it was quiet. - pjkoths
Nov 2014 - $18.00
This campground is only for Elks members. The park is quiet, although it lies near the highway. The employees of the lodge are very friendly and helpful. They have 30 amps, water and wifi. The dump station is in front of the building. The key to the dump station is located in the office. Just a mile away there are supermarkets and other shops. We were happy here and would definitely come back. - Myrvisbig
Nov 2013 - $15.00
A members only park. RV parking is behind the lodge. There are many RV's in storage here (15 or so). The 5 transient spaces might be reservable with a phone call, though the Elks RV book doesn't indicate this. The book indicates a 2 week maximum stay; however,during our visit there were 3 rigs here with over a month in the same spot. We saw one other rig spend 1 night during our 5 night stay. It would appear that the lodge is flexible for whatever a person needs. Shopping is nearby. - Bucky Beaver
Mar 2019 - $30.00
Lake Perris is a state park located beside a man-made lake. The park is huge with day-use space for thousands of people who likely use it during the warmer months. It was even quite busy with boaters while we were there. The camping is divided into RV sites which are basically a grouped parking lot with services and 'tent' sites with no services. The full service RV site are a bit misleading as the sewage connection is only for gray water. A dump station is available for all to use for black or gray water. Most of the tent sites have a paved parking area which will accommodate most RV's to @ least 30'. Most are fairly level but some are only level for short distances. The tent sites have a picnic table and fire pit. Hot showers and restrooms are usually close and seem to be cleaned regularly. I almost forgot the 9 mile paved path around the lake which makes for a nice bike ride. We would stay again if in the area but would make sure it is out of high season. - lrp374
May 2018 - $45.00
Fees: $45 a night plus $7.99 online reservation fee. Site 161. Water and electricity. This is a large park along the shores of Lake Perris reservoir. The reservoir allows motor boating and jet skis. There is a large beach for swimming with lifeguard stands. I suspect that during the summer months this place is packed. The campground is laid out like a large parking lot with 4 sites side by side in a section which is divided from the next section by a little green space. There other sets of sites directly across the roadway from your site. Each site has a worn concrete pad and a very worn picnic table and fire pit. We were here on a late April and early May weekday so the campground was largely empty and quiet. I would not want to be here at a busier time. You'd be able to shake your neighbors had from your camper. The bathrooms were basically clean but very worn out. They were cleaned every day and the staff does well with what they're given, but based on the fee, the state needs to upgrade the facilities. It is a very nice location, however. The reservoir is large and provides habitat for lots of wildlife including a great variety of birds. There are very nice trees around the park, many of which were unfamiliar to us. There is a native museum, but it is only open on Fridays and weekends. There are walking trails, and of course lots of water activities available including rentals at the marina. There is a nice hiking and biking trail that goes completely around the reservoir and once one leaves the main park area, the scenery turns to more native vegetation. There are lots of swallows, ravens, vultures and hawks to watch, as well as a variety of water fowl. We were told that there was a nesting eagle on the far side of the reservoir, but we never saw it. This is a nice place to camp on the off-season. - Walter48
May 2011 - $45.00
Lake Perris is a great park to use during the off season months as it is never overly crowded, and there are plenty of spaces to choose from, even if you don't have a reservation. All full hookup sites are right on top of each other, but dry campsites are spaced well and have lots of trees/brush between. Park staff are friendly and available. Restrooms were clean and stocked ( the park was only about 20% full). Boat rental is available though pricey. Bring your bikes as there is plenty of room to ride. Not sure what it's like here during the summer but will find out! If you like your privacy as we do, dry camping sites are for you. - LISAREAM