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37 RV Parks near Green Valley Lake, California
Jun 2008 - $12.00
This park is small and not all that nice for the area it is in. The spaces are not nearly the size that the web site states. Our site was supposed to be 45' and it was only about 20. We have a 37' 5th wheel and cold not fit into any of the spots. There is not much shade. We left without staying. - R&S
Jun 2007 - $16.00
Okay, here is the 411 on this campground. First let me say the good. It was absolutely beautiful. The trees are huge. The air is clean. The camp host was the friendliest we have ever experienced. All of the sites are spread out, so it is nice and quiet. They allowed fires and they have bathrooms (no showers). In the actually town Green Valley which is about 1 mile from the campground, is a little lake. We rented a row boat and a paddle boat. They have a pay beach for swimming and picnics. The fishing there is great. They stocked it the day before we got there. Now the bad. We did not fit into our site #8. According to "Reserveamerica" we did, and our site was considered an RV site. Luckily they had 2 more sites to choose from. We tried site 24 and after 2 attempts decided to try site 25. No joke we tried 6 times. The camp host moved a wooden barrier for us and we finally made it in. I think we both have permanent sweat stains. This CG is not for anyone over 24 feet. According to the host, it was originally set up for tents only and now they let RV and TT in, but she said she has to turn people way because the internet is wrong on the site lengths. We would definitely recommend this campground, if you fit. - seeshell
Jun 2011 - $33.00
Great state campground! Super clean and nice. Only reason for the 9 is wi-fi and phone don't work well (Our wifi, campground does not offer) and no pull through sites. All sites are back in and noise does carry, so some groups can be loud. Also, they now charge $5 if you disconnect your tow car coming up the windy mountain roads, which is silly! It was clear it was our tow car, and we followed the RV in. Guess it's part of the way our state is trying to make up lost revenue. This books up fast as there are not a lot of electric sites. Sites are spacious and just plain nice! Thank you to the crew who really cares and takes care of it. - Dank
Sep 2009 - $33.00
This was our first time camping in a travel trailer and Dogwood turned out to be a great choice. We stayed mid-week because that was the only time we could get in. Everyone we met was friendly and the evenings and mornings were quiet and cool in September. The entire San Bernardino State Park is beautiful and is already pulling us to return in the fall. Very clean and a great experience. We will stay again. - Bigreptile
Jun 2009 - $32.00
This is a wonderful campground! Just wish it had more spots for larger RVs with hookups too. It's very rustic, but nature at it's best. It's also very hard to get in, we certainly could use more RV available places to go around Lake Arrowhead area! It's well maintained and the staff has always been very friendly and helpful. - Dank
Sep 2018 - $27.00
We actually stayed here in the months of July, August and September. We adore this National Forest Campground. The sights themselves are spacious. However, not all the pads are and many are not very level. We tried different areas in the hookups and found several that we feel suit our needs. Most of our camping was from Monday to Friday noon. With school being out, the campground was quite busy. On weekends just about every spot in the park is reserved so I recommend going to Recreation.gov to either make reservations or see what might be available. There is a 2.8 mile hiking trail and a couple of shorter trails. The restrooms and showers are almost always clean and stocked. Each site has a very large picnic table and a fire ring. You can buy firewood at the check-in booth or at the camp host's sites. The roads throughout the park are a little narrow which could make it difficult for some bigger rigs. Many of the sites have length restrictions so I would advise checking either the Recreation.gov website or call the park to make sure your rig will fit. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Lake Gregory and Lake Arrowhead are close by. This is our go-to place to beat the summer heat. - Nana May
Oct 2015 - $48.00
A beautiful location up in the mountains, but not for the faint-hearted or for vehicles prone to overheating. The drive entails 16 miles up a switchback road, precipitous drop-offs on one side. I drive a 40-foot rig, and some of the hairpin turns meant using both lanes!
Once there, the place is isolated, tranquil, beautiful. Our wooded campsite was isolated enough that we didn't see anybody except the park ranger soon after we arrived. Shower house was an easy 1/4 mile walk, nice hot showers, spacious shower stalls, everything clean.
Apart from the drive there, the only 2 negatives were that my GPS tried to take me in the back way, through a footpath (not the park's fault, but ended in a narrow cul-de-sac), then when we left, no exit signs! We were driving round loops not designed for a 40-foot RV for about 15 minutes till we found the camp host who gave us directions out. - RV-Roamer
Oct 2014 - $38.00
We have stayed at this forested campground years ago and decided to come back for a visit. Our site was sloped quite a bit from back to front, which caused the front wheels of our MH to be off of the ground. The trees were very close and our front door opened between two trees, which made it kind of an obstacle course getting in and out of the door. All of the usable space was behind the rig. The 50 amp service worked well, and there was a water faucet close enough to the rig so I could get water at the site using about 75' of water hose. The big negative for me was the addition of the new "pay dump station" at the front entry. The price of the park was pricey in itself for the lack of full hook ups, but the new dump station charges a $10 per dump fee whether you are staying in the park or not. I stayed 5 days in the park, and brought a gray water tote to allow for the extended stay. I was shocked by $10 per use fee for registered campers. $2 to $3 would have been reasonable, but $10 is just ripping off the public. In my opinion, these unreasonably high fees will just encourage campers to illegally dump there gray water on the ground. I will not stay here again just because of the dump fee. - SargeW
Sep 2016 - $50.00
We almost didn't stay here based on some of the reviews, though some are old and things change. We are glad we did, and will be back. We personally found our site to be wide, nice, quiet, shady, and clean. We do have an active dog and though they don't have a dog run (which we'd LOVE for them to add) there is plenty of room to walk a dog around the park, right outside the park, and even around the marina which is right there. There is an area for kids to play which I didn't see mentioned. They have rules which from what we could tell were enforced as needed, not over the top military style. (Which is good.) Check in was fast and easy, and they did allow us to stay a little extra on our check out day as no one was coming into our spot. That was also very appreciated. They are in the process of updating the electrical (we had 30 amp and would love 50), and their office space is going to be much bigger. That will allow for a nice store, etc. We were allowed to have a propane fire, which we enjoyed. Some areas are narrow and require some coordination to get in spots, but all got in fine and was doable with patience. - Dank
Aug 2016 - $50.00
We drove from Arizona to Big Bear about 5 hours, to stay at Halloway's. We got here on Tuesday and left on Saturday. It was a good visit through the week. Very quiet. Weekend was pretty busy there were a lot of dogs and some of them ran loose at times. This wouldn't have been to big of a deal, but I have a very protective dog so I had to keep him in the trailer a lot. The park is close quarters, didn't like that much, and there are a lot of people that leave their rigs here, so it seems more like a little town them a camping trip. Would I stay here again? No don't think so. - Lance camping
Aug 2016 - $55.00
They allow pets, but have absolutely zero amenities for pets. There is no place for a dog to go to the bathroom, no shrubs, no grass, no common area, no pet area - nothing, not even an open area anywhere! Just paved roads and gravel sites. Considering that just about every RV has at least 1 dog and they have 100 sites, that's a lot of dogs with no place to "go". Also, the website claims full hook-ups, but by that they mean only water, electric, and sewer. There is no cable TV. When I asked about it, they said they had it 8 years ago, but it got to below zero degrees and that caused a problem that they haven't been able to fix yet?!? There is WiFi, but it is pretty slow. The site we have is very small, we have a 28' travel trailer and our truck has to be parked sticking out into the road. The site is all gravel with a tree between most sites and a picnic table. The sites do seem to be fairly level, I just wish there was a place to take my dogs, even an open common area somewhere instead of just wall to wall campsites.
I would have enjoyed our trip much more if there was cable TV so that we could have watched the Olympics. The camper next to us pulled in and asked me where to hook up his cable TV - so we aren't the only ones disappointed about that. The lack of anywhere to take the dog to potty is very disturbing and an inconvenience several times a day. I wish they would change that. If they gave up one campsite and fenced it in as a dog area, that would make a big difference! - g & c on the road
Aug 2005 - $28.00
Absolutlely my worst RVing experience. Run by n beer drinking, power-tripping manager. Spaces too small for 37' RV. Caters to long term residents. Go up the street to Big Bear Shores or Serrano campground. - darthfadar
Jul 2005 - $35.00
The campground is family owned and operated. Every member of the family is friendly and very helpful. The store is always well stocked and they dont rip you off with high prices for last minute items you forgot at home. They go above and beyond to help you find your space, get parked and help you get level and make sure that your site is clean before you go into it. They enforce quiet time strictly, have clean bathrooms and showers, its just a nice place to stay. I have gone there 2-3 times a year during the summer for the last 5 years and will continue to go there as long as I will be RVing. - bushey562
Jun 2018 - $25.00
Love this park! Full hook-ups at Snowberry Loop. Staff are very helpful. Need reservations 6 months in advance if you want to stay over a weekend. Trails here are well maintained. - BetseyH
Jun 2017 - $30.00
Nice campground and... bonus! because it has full hookups in a National park. lots of trees, short walk to the lake. Our site, 64 on the snow berry loop, was level and had ample room to park our trailer and still have our truck on the pad. There are a lot of trails to walk/hike and it is fairly quiet though it is close to the highway and road noise is present. The power was clean, however, the 30 amp outlet was a little loose. It was not a problem during our stay as we did not need air conditioning. It got cold!! Reservations, especially for the full hook up RV sites, are difficult to get and you have to book early. Will definitely stay here again. - JP-JP
Jun 2015 - $30.00
We boondocked 2 nights at Serrano Campgrounds.
The campground was full and there were a lot of families with small children camping and having a good time. Although the campgrounds are quite beautiful with abundant trees and scenery, we found the sites to be too close for comfort. Additionally, the campground was very smoky from campfires late into the night and early morning probably due to the nature of the sites being so close together and the younger crowds that stay up late to party.
There are sites with hookups but as this is the closest campground to Big Bear Lake, they were all taken. We walked the park and found the hookup sites seemed to be about the same size as the tent sites.
We peeked inside the bathhouses and they have private showers with locking doors, roomy enough with an area for changing too.
I would definitely suggest this park to younger families with children or college kids, however, we will probably not return to this park because we appreciate a little more solitude and space while camping. - ftrrvr_684