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12 RV Parks near East Oakdale, California
We did however find 12 campgrounds within 25 miles of East Oakdale. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near East Oakdale in the left hand column.
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
Jul 2016 - $15.00
RV here during the summer. We like to row. This year the reservoir is so low it's like the irrigation districts are draining it. This leaves the "beaches" slimmy and algae ridden :(. Nice park otherwise. - kdanzi
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
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
Mar 2006 - $20.00
The campground, situated on the Tuolumne River, is part of the Turlock Lake SRA. At the time of our visit, we were the only motorhome in the park, aside from the campground hosts. Self-registeration was in process, though a very cordial Ranger came by later to check that everything was fine. About half the campground was closed down. We could see the river,about 100 feet away, from our space. Interior roads paved and RV spaces paved and level. Large trees throughout area. A very nice area to relax this time of the year for anyone not needing hookups. - artiemeek
Jul 2018 - $25.00
Dry RV camping only.
Saw some Car and tent camping at park.
Good place to "anchor " while exploring California Sierra s.
Close to Angels Camp and copperopolous
Park was clean, staff friendly.
Lots to explore just at the camp grounds.
Views are amazing. - Dedecd
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
Sep 2018 - $22.00
We stayed at the end of September in the Iron Horse campground. Most of the sites (75%) were empty save for a few boaters. The sites are mostly level and very deep (50-60 feet) and there are several pull-through sites. The camp host is very friendly and even offered free firewood. Weather was perfect (low 80s), little or no wind, and no bugs. A few sites have great views of New Melones Lake. Little or no shade anywhere, but not a problem this time of year. - M_i_k_e_y
Aug 2018 - $25.00
This is a beautiful and peaceful campground right on the lake. We dry camped here. It is nice if you're self contained. The bathrooms were not available and they had port-a-potties by the restrooms. The water is great for swimming, fishing and boating, although they did have a problem with leaches when we were there, so just something to be aware of. The rangers and camp host are really nice and helpful. Lots of wildlife and beautiful area in California with a convenient store/ gas station at main road and grocery store in Angels Camp couple miles down the road with Redbox rentals and other goodies. - Runluv
Apr 2018 - $22.00
Camped in 35' motorhome in site #55. Pros - - Super quiet - can only hear the osprey, turkeys and other wildlife - Our space was level and spacious - space between sites is more than generous - Amazing views of the lake and forested areas. - Camp Host is super helpful - he and his wife work hard to keep the sites clean and all new campers greeted and settled. - Very reasonable cost - Lots of wildlife - from the nearby osprey nest to turkeys, deer and lots of other birds. - Very convenient to Emmett's Pass and Columbia Historic State Park. Cons - - No hookups though water faucets are all over. We don't care as we are self-contained but some may want electric and/or water. - Gina A
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
Mar 2019 - $48.00
Somewhat disappointing. The staff was friendly, but the park needs considerable work. Granted I was there after a large storm hit CA, but even given that, the park is rundown. (It is really a 3.5 star park, not 4. But given that much of the damage to the park was from a recent storm, it did not seem fair to mark them as a 3 even though that is its current condition.) It is NOT a 9.5 or even a 9 as per the Good Sam rating, in my opinion. It is more like an 8 when compared to other parks. Issues this "resort" needs to improve on. #1- They need to hire a Gardner. The grounds are in desperate need of care! ALL of the trees and bushes needed to be trimmed. BE CAREFUL where you drive with your RV or you will hit tree branches. #2- The roads and spaces are horribly damaged from rain. Yet again another park with "dirt and gravel" spaces instead of blacktop or cement. The spaces are very uneven and need fresh gravel! #3- Not BIG RIG friendly. The spaces are extremely narrow. If you have a new RV with huge slide-outs, you will not fit in most spaces. And those that you do, you will NOT be able to have a table alongside your rig. #4- Not dog friendly. No spaces for your canine friend to do his business and no pet bags, like almost every other park, to pickup his business with. #5- No enforcement of trash around full-time RV folks. They have a large number of permanent RV members. Many of those RVs have accumulated considerable "trash" around their RVs which makes the park look "getto" in places. Lastly, there are some positive factors. Friendly staff. Quiet area. They have a horseshoe pit and volleyball net. Also nice small areas for those with tents. (The tent areas seemed to be better kept then the RV spaces... or it could be those areas are just not used much, not sure). Two locations for Sewer connections to accommodate small and larger rigs. In conclusion, it is nice private park for what it is. It is better than many, but also worse then several... therefore I rate it just above average. CAUTION... NOT BIG RIG FRIENDLY. Many spaces too narrow for larger newer RVs. Be sure to relate size of your RV width. The spaces are long enough, but far too narrow!!! - Oregon_Adventure
Feb 2019 - $48.00
Agree with others, nice park, the guide to the site needed as the layout of the park can be difficult to understand at first. Chose a back in site because they are about $8 - 10/night cheaper and we would be unhooking anyway. Site 52 is very large and at the edge of the park, however, it had been raining (and a little snow) so it was a very wet site but we stayed because we enjoyed hearing the frogs at night. Both back ins and pull thru sites have large and small sizes to accommodate all rigs. Recommend only for self sufficient units as only restrooms are near office and the cabins. Previous review must have arrived from the south on Hwy 49 - not recommended but Hwy 12/49 from north or Hwy 49/4 is also very doable with our 35' Class A motor home. - BandD
Nov 2018 - $55.00
In the scenic Gold Country foothills in Central CA. Narrow, very steep winding roads getting up to Angels Camp. Grades in the 8%+ range. RV park is nice enough. Pretty scenery with lots of trees turning colors in the fall. Roads are paved in the older section, and sites are pretty tight with sharp corners and tree issues. Obviously designed for much smaller RV's. Site surfaces are gravel and dirt with a fire ring and picnic table. Trees block satellite reception and no cable available. Pool is seasonal. Wifi is available, but limited and slow/non-existent if the park is busy with weekenders. Staff seem attendant and roam around on their golf carts keeping park tidy. Very expensive considering limited amenities. Looks like they are building a new section which currently isn't paved, but the sites look much larger and easier to navigate. - Todd Hancock
Feb 2019 - $45.00
This is the first RV park we stayed at after purchasing my travel trailer earlier in the day. This was just to be a shakedown cruise and give me a place to stay near some late night work I was going to be doing. Despite the heavy rains we found the park to be quite nice. We were given pull thru space 120 and it was very spacious. The pedestal was easy to get to with multiple power options and two water faucets. Trash is picked up daily. Just leave it curbside. All the neighbors and long term residents were very friendly. The staff was very helpful as well. Pay the $10 deposit to get a gate key. Makes it really convenient to come and go. We will definitely be back! - Scott and Cristy
Jan 2019 - $50.00
Had a flat, level, concrete, pull through site with grass on both sides. Was not able to connect to internet even though WI-FI showed 5 bars of connection. Got more TV stations, that were much clearer, using an antenna rather than the park cable. Swimming pool and spa was good. All low spots of grass were swampy due to heavy rains. The dog park was over grown. The golf course doesn't exist any more. - travelcouple
Jul 2018 - $48.00
This place is very convenient for us as we originally purchased our trailer in nearby Manteca That being said, we have watched this park go downhill over the past ten years they are no longer keeping the golf course up nor open. It has burned up with the drought Rumor has it they will be expanding the RV park as there is nothing better in the immediate area. We hope they do expand and improve . Our first site had a light pole at the start into the pad, bad idea and bad placement It was difficult to get our 40 foot around without hitting the post. The good news is, they have removed the gold painted rocks that used to be the challenge. Our second site was back in the more permanents section and worked out well. Folks were very friendly Most staying in the area to work in construction or as travel nurses Swimming pool is okay, wifi is two hotspots, one at office, one near pool and worked ok Our site had a broken sewer hookup - we notified two maintenance workers and the office of the issue and nothing was done about it. Here is to someone building a new, nicer park in the area and let this one go to the residentials. For the services and accommodations this park is definitely over priced. - FulltimerFun