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29 RV Parks near Cambrian Park, California
We did however find 29 campgrounds within 25 miles of Cambrian Park. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Cambrian Park in the left hand column.
Oct 2019 - $70.00
Heavily wooded park in redwood forest off Hwy 9. Back in site was tricky to get into for our 38 ft 5th wheel as it sat behind and at an angle to another site as well as the road. Once into the site it provided privacy and a view of the river below. Site was mostly level and access to electric, water, and sewer were convenient. Cable provided was adequate, and like most park wi-fis it worked well in hours of low demand. Verizon and Sprint with marginal service. Most of the other sites in the park were close together and the park was very full for the entire weekend. A small unfenced dog park was found at the end of our stay which was nice as it was not mentioned on the map or when we checked in. The park charges a $3 a day per dog fee. Fire rings are available in the office to rent . The town of Felton is approximately 5 minutes away and has all necessary services. Santa Cruz is approximately 15 minutes away. Be sure and follow the included directions into the park as Highway 9 is not suitable for big rigs. - bbmidwife
Apr 2018 - $1.00
Actually free, part of Thousand Trails, but still NOT worth the price. You got slides? Good luck. This park was built before slides and now they have marked out narrow sites with white lines that you are expected to stay between. The fire department requires some magic distance away from the 30 amp electric socket. After getting read the riot act, very nicely, I might add, when checking in, we still ended up in a fierce argument with her when she found we were too much over the line. After I threatened to check every RV in the park to make sure they were in the lines, she gave us a few inches of leeway. She has a truly lousy job. Thousand Trails should be ashamed of themselves. RV's with slides should not be allowed and at 42', our MH leaves our Jeep out in the road, but somehow that's ok. You also park opposite your neighbor. Horrible setup. We test the water. Decent tap water (210ppm) and fairly soft. Thousand Trails is two for two with us so far - two losers. Don't come here. Santa Cruz is nothing anyway. The boardwalk is seedy. - Odyssey
Sep 2017 - $82.00
The cable TV works. Wi-Fi, not so much. When you are inside of five miles of this RV park, turn off your GPS. Otherwise, you'll tear your air conditioner(s) off the roof, have to unhook, backup, reverse, and never arrive. The location in Scotts Valley is great. Santa Cruz is but minutes away and every convenience known to man is nearby with a ten percent sales tax. The RV park packs you in like sardines sans olive oil. Your tow car will not fit on your site and they run out of overflow parking around five p.m. They don't seem to object to us parking our tow car in the road. It does make it other people's problem however. There are lots of long-timers with their children who are easy to run over if you are not diligent. This is most likely a corollary of the housing expense in the area. The sites are all 30-amp, full hookup. However, the water pressure can drop to nothing as will the electrical voltage. Our solution for the former was to fill our water tank all day - there is a little water pressure - and run our water pump for showers and cooking. The former problem was solved by running our generator. At $82 a night it does seem they want a lot for very little. On the other hand, the pool looks nice and the hot tub hot. We would not return unless we had to for family reasons. - The Penguin
Aug 2019 - $1.00
Nice laid out park. Seems like some updating has been done. We were in the 50 Amp section which was very dusty and little shade. The BIG issue was the low voltage problems. Normally in these situations we would utilize our Solar system, but it was to hot to run the inverter with our conditoner to long, so we ran our Generator until it cooled down durning the evening. - ERIC KRISTY ADVENTURES
May 2019 - $1.00
This small park is one of the best maintained in the Thousand Trails system. In 2018 they invested $2 Million in the park's infrastructure, and plan to spend an additional $1M in 2019. Our site was level and very spacious with a gravel drive and a large grass lawn, separated from the next site by a decorative fence. Some sites were smaller, but there were many like ours in the 30 amp area. There are a limited amount of 50 amp sites at this time. Because of ecological considerations there are only a few sites with sewer hookup. There is a honeywagon available for $25, but since it was not very difficult to move our motorhome we simply went to one of the several dump stations twice during our stay. Most campers had those little pull-behind poop wagons to carry their waste to the dump station, but that's not our thing! The pool is large and well maintained. There are scheduled activities throughout the summer for families. Some people complain that the park is too strict in enforcing their rules (eg 5mph throughout the park), but we had no problems and found the staff to be friendly and helpful throughout. - Miles and Smiles
Feb 2019 - $1.00
Park was ok, but not sure I'd go back if given the choice. No sewer hookups and some strange rules. We were told no foil insulation on windows allowed on our trailer (relatively new) but saw many old unsightly RVs in the park? - Few Miles
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
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
Sep 2011 - $32.00
We stayed here 1 night to attend a concert down the street. Can't reserve till 14 days prior, we did, but they didn't have any record of it. Can't check in till 5pm, Must leave by 11am. They put us in the parking lot backed up to the trees. Had to move a bunch of cars in the lot to get us in. Cable tv had 3 channels. WiFi was free for an hour, then $6.00 a day! Restrooms need a lot of TLC before my wife would use it. Would only stay here again to attend another concert. - Tredguy
Sep 2011 - $36.00
This is not a real RV park, it is a day use park for picnics. The road in is narrow and twisty, the sites are VERY short and not level. The bathrooms are not cleaned daily and old. Avoid this if your in anything longer then 10'. They don't tell you this when you talk to them. We stayed in a 38' motor home, never again. You have to wait till the day use parking lot clears out before you can get in or out of your site. Severe steep driveway. - wrready2
Nov 2008 - $32.00
Pleasant location. However the site was not flat, which made for awkward sleeping. This was surprising as it is tarmac all the way through. Restrooms and showers needed a LOT of work (holes in the walls, cramped and dirty). Wifi was available for $6. This site has a lot of potential as it is beautifully situated in the woods and right by a stream, and has all facilities available. However the problems mentioned above mean I can only give it a 6 out of 10. - wicksee
Aug 2019 - $44.00
Although the concerns about tight turns and need for a code are valid, the quiet and location of this park make up for all that. The code is part of the check-in process, you use it on keyed padlocks on the gate and the dump station. Don't arrive after dark though, doesn't look like they have a late arrival process. - HikerBoricua
Jun 2016 - $40.00
We came to this county RV park as many other RV parks in the Bay Area closed down. The RV sites are difficult to level and only for smaller units. We have a 27 ft class C so it was OK lengthwise but had a hard time to level. The county park closes its gate at sunset but we were given access code to get in at night. Unfortunately the code we were provided were wrong as they did twice. We were stuck at one night for more than half an hour. The camp host never answered calls or knocks on the door of his/her motor home. Other campers told us they never saw the camp host anyway. The ranger station was not attended so you do everything online. We will never stay here if there is another alternative in the Bay Area. The high housing cost has driven most of the RV park out unfortunately. This county park has no incentive to improve its service. - hotpepper
Apr 2013 - $30.00
This is a Santa Clara County campground in a park. They have 15 RV sites for smaller rigs. The official policy is no RVs over 31 feet, but we have seen much longer RV’s. There is water and 30 amps at the site and a dump station. Larger RV’s (and perhaps smaller as well) will have an issue with the road into the park. The last two miles on Sanborn Road is very narrow with some overhanding limbs and a one-lane bridge. It is also very steep coming up the hill into the park. The dump station is very, very tight. The sites are all back-in and fairly short and not very level. This is a campground that I would recommend for smaller RV’s with a sense of adventure. Once you get past that, it is a wonderful, quiet campground with great access to the Bay Area. You can make reservations but we have never, ever seen it full. If you do not make reservations, you have to pay day-by-day; a bit of a pain but it works. The gates close at sundown so it feels secure. If you talk to the right person, you can get the gate code to come in after dark. The park is a bit strange in that it gets some folks camping because they have no other housing, but it has never been a problem for us. Our Verizon phone and data card did not work in the park because of the terrain. There are some sites where you can pick up satellite. - TheJim
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
Nov 2016 - $45.00
OK first of all if you get a RV spot in San Jose, lucky for you. This place is somewhat quite, clean, and friendly. I was barely able to fit my 35 foot rv in my spot but the staff was very helpful in assisting me. Most of the RV are permanent residents and really nice folks. The wash room and showers were really clean. You are near a recycling plant, so there is some noise and intense smells at times. But its the best deal in town for sure. - Vanslam
May 2015 - $42.00
Would never stay here again. Got the last site in what seems to be mostly fulltime campers. Odd set up and needed extension and level blocks. Didn't feel safe because of unsavory characters and the neighborhood wasn't the nicest. Showers cost. Not good value for money at all. Manager was abrupt and rude. No amenities for the high charge. Don't bother coming here unless you're desperate. - kiwitravelers
Sep 2011 - $34.00
This park would rate much higher if it weren't for the noise at night. Starting about 3 AM the recycle trucks arrived and dumped their loads. Now, if you sleep like my wife, or wear a hearing aid, I can highly recommend the park. Showers were older, but spotless, including shower curtains. The rest of the bathroom was extremely clean. The manager was kind and made sure we had good instructions when calling in for reservations. Unlike a previous poster, we did not experience a smelly environment from the recycle center. - JDRobar
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
Jul 2019 - $70.00
We were in back in site number 93, which was a Deluxe Site. Check in was easy then we were guided to our site, but tough back in with almost 90 degrees combined with the parking right in front of the site near the pool. They have a staff member backing you in and he finally got us in with quite a bit of maneuvering, but not lined up exactly, so we had to park across from our site. Utilities were at the back of the site. Sites were close but with shrubs and trees that provided some spacing between sites. The site was too narrow for a picnic table. Good Verizon cell reception with the campground WIFI and cable worked well. We came down to San Jose to visit friends and this RV park was the best option because it wasn't right in the city. The park was designed more for long term visitors than overnighters as we were fit into an empty space next to long termers. They had a small fenced off-leash dog area. There was also access to city hiking trails though a back gate. We experienced some road noise during the night but it was not intolerable. We were only there for two days and were overall satisfied with this very clean and well run park. - MK_Willi
Jul 2019 - $77.00
14 nights June -July, 2019 - $1072.69. It’s on a busy 4 lane highway in horrible disrepair - so very loud with drag racing every Saturday night. No security, gate or after hours support. Sewer backed up and ruined our things the office staff was horrible to deal with. We were there in the summer for 2 weeks, but received a call that from a staff member that homeschooling is not allowed and our kids need to be registered at the local school district or we would need to leave. While the sewer backup was gross and unwelcome, it is not the reason I have given a negative review as things happen that are outside of the park’s control. The way we were treated and the absence of after hours support is a real problem and completely unacceptable. - ChareseJes922
May 2019 - $80.00
This is a great place to stop on the way north or south. Trader Joe's 5 miles away, great restaurants in Morgan Hill include Ladera Grill, excellent upscale menu. Clean dog park, level sites and the people who take you to your up front, near highway space know exactly how to park you seamlessly! We needed a tweak on a sliding door in our coach and the handyman, a staff member came right away and was so nice to help me get it back on its track. No charge, but of course appreciated a nice tip. There is a RV wash service, however, book ahead, extremely busy. The park is mostly full time people, so, don't expect to walk around and socialize. The people here work and kids go to school. The sites are all clean and neat. - Joan Messenger