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34 RV Parks near Palomar Mountain, California
Aug 2013 - $30.00
This campground is within Palomar Mountain State Park, and it is great for families. The road in to the campground is narrow and windy. Fortunately, there is not much traffic. Our group had RVs in sites 30 and 31. Site 30 is a pull through, level, close to the bathrooms. Site 31 has a lot of trees but is not even close to level. The Ranger programs are fun, there are many trails to hike, and a fishing pond within walking distance. - latraveler18
May 2017 - $15.00
I stayed here for a couple months. The roads in the park are a bit narrow and rough for rv's to traverse. In spots they are nearly impassible and heavily rutted. Few spots are level. Mine was so unlevel I could not level my rig. The only internet available was theirs though they told me I would be able to get my own wired -sure, if you want to put up a 30 ft tower for satellite reception as I later found out! Their wifi is highly weak and unreliable and they'll charge you for that. Their laundryroom and single washer and 2 dryers were dirty. My clothes came out smelling worse than they went in. It's 15 mi through the beautiful mtns for shopping and descent food -Escondido. The worse part is they for some reason wanted to keep moving me to a different spot each month. That was maddening. The lease agmt they will want you to sign requires you to waive 1 or more rights. I will never be back and strongly recommend you NOT visit. It's a beautiful area, but I could not find a worthwhile park around for fair value. I would consider another region. Beautiful area, but lousy park. - 2 maybe 3 eagles
Jun 2012 - $40.00
According to the campground's website, they can accommodate trailers and 5th wheels up to 40'. This is simply not true! The road that runs through the campground is steep, winding, and over hung by hundreds of low branches. In retrospect, we should have left as soon as we arrived. The park is old, run down, and covered in red ants and thorns. The fellow campers were noisy and inconsiderate with no supervision from staff. The pool was old and dirty. Several other fellow RV campers we spoke to agreed. The sites are incredibly narrow, close together, not level, and overhung by very low branches. Although we are very experienced in maneuvering our 36' 5th wheel, we struggled to navigate the road through the park and then to get into our narrow site. After positioning our trailer on every leveling block we own, it still was not level because the site was so far sloped. When it was finally time to check out after two nights of very little sleep due to noisy campers that partied until 3 in the morning, we were finally told that the dump station that is listed on their website was not operational. The final straw came when trying to pull out of our pull-through site. Branches and sharp corners blocked by boulders made it almost impossible to navigate our trailer out. After over an hour of trying to maneuver between boulders and branches, our trailer was completely wedged between. We had to call for help and be towed out. Any type of RV, especially one of any length, should never attempt to camp at this campground. Only people in tents, who wish to party all night instead of sleep, should reserve a site at this campground. We will never return! - SoCalRVFamily
Sep 2007 - $30.00
Nice place in the wilderness, lots of shade and trees. No hookups but nice big spaces with picnic tables, great for ourdoor people who don't mind dry camping. There is water in the park and a spigot to fill your RV by the showers. Not much to do but enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery and the sunsets. Dogs loved it. We will be back. - coyotetraveler
Nov 2018 - $22.00
We stayed here for 2 months renting a space though Fairway Associates. All spaces are privately owned and some like ours use Fairway Associates as their property manager. Snow birds are most of those who inhabit this park and they are a very friendly and lively bunch. The park is an oasis in the mountainous desert region east of Temecula. Beautiful landscaping with a small golf course winding thought the park. All spaces are concrete and with grass in between the spaces and in all common areas. Wifi at our space was not usable, but we received a decent signal with AT&T using our hotspot. They were building a new dog park which was much needed. This was a real bargain for Southern California and the only negative we can report is the drive up Hwy 79 east from Temecula. It is 2 lanes for the entire 12 miles from Temecula and is pretty narrow in spots with blind hills and turns. There is a lot of traffic on this road and for some reason many don't know what a no passing zone means. A real adventure driving it with a 40 motorhome towing a car. - Jamesrock
Mar 2016 - $24.00
Private ownership of each lot and with different buildouts. Our lot was on the Mesa and had an outdoor kitchen and fire pit and some furniture. A pull-in site with a lake view. Paid $625 plus $70 for electric for a month. Additional $125 for their golf cart which was nice to have. There are a lot of sites for rent/sale so look at all of them before you make your choice. Lots of grass around the park which was great for our dog. There is also a large grassy dog park. Some activities. No wifi at site but strong Verizon signal for hotspot. Cable with many channels. Lot owners were very friendly to us. Only down side is that it is 18 miles to Temecula on a 2 lane curvy road. We never made the drive after dark and don't think I would want to. All the shopping you need is in Temecula though and a wonderful farmer's market. - thekites
Nov 2015 - $75.00
This is a reservation only, privately owned, destination type resort located 20 minutes east of Temecula on Hwy 79. Plenty of sites available for rent: Class A and 5th Wheel rigs (no toy haulers at this post), and I believe the 10-year rule is adhered to as well. Best to contact the on-site Fairway Associates team Monday through Saturday 10-4, as these friendly professionals will answer any questions and get you set-up for a weekend, the winter or life. Choices range from golf course or panoramic views, close to clubhouses and pools or against the perimeter fence and back-country ambiance.
We've over wintered here for years, first in a 32' Class A with tow car, now with a 43' 5'ver. Love it.
Dog friendly, however not much to entertain children. (There IS room to fly a kite and a cool little fishing pond.) Amenities and activities are structured for drinking age adults.
No food or fuel, so fill up on both before heading out of Temecula. There is on-site propane service. - FosterImposters
May 2008 - $25.00
This is perhaps the worst RV park we've stayed at in over two years. Their website gives the false impression of being on Lake Henshaw. Actually, the lake is across the highway and far down the hill. They absolutely will not take reservations and as they told me "You have to defend your space if you leave for the day." When we arrived, I should have realized why they have a large "NO REFUNDS" sign in the office. The clerk showed me a map of 16 hookup spaces that aren't occupied by full timers. We could choose whatever space we wanted that was available. Six of those spaces were on an approx. 10 degree slope and were only above 15 feet long before dropping off to a 30 degree slope. You wouldn't even put a tent on these spaces. Of the other 12 spaces, they were level but short. Our 31 foot RV stuck out about six feet into what would be the driveway (if there was such a thing designated). There was nothing but hard packed dirt with nothing to separate the spaces. If the placed had been full, the spaces would be too narrow to put a table between them. The electrical connection was at the bottom underneath the box? I only discovered it when another camper nearby told me where to look. We had arrived late, so decided to see if it looked any better in the morning. Unfortunately, morning arrived at 6:45 AM when we were awakened with loud Mexican music coming from a full timer across the street. This was the last straw. Even though we paid for two nights, we packed up and left that morning. Remember that they don't give refunds- and now you know why. The bathrooms were dirty with spider webs and discarded cigarettes on the floor. The pool was hopefully not open because the water was dark and dirty. There seemed to be some tent camping sites which seemed better and wee located away from the RV/Mobile Home sites. The entire place is on a steep hill. If you have an RV, stay away from this place!!! - woody5
Jul 2016 - $40.00
Not a bad place but it's dusty and dry. The campground was crowded and noisy with weekender inner-tubers for their 'Lazy River' tube experience. The zip line course was awesome. - Anctmariner17
May 2016 - $27.00
Level dirt sites with lots of oak trees. Sites are spacious. Trees not trimmed well. Big rigs beware. Many hairpin turns to get into camp. Limited sites for large rigs. Low hanging branches. But if you can get in without damaging your rig, the camp (in off season) is quiet. Very rural. Take whatever you need as stores are far away. GPS is so-so to get you there. We used 2 different ones and both would have taken us wacky routes. (From the 15, take the 76 east and you'll be OK.) Note that campground is on the south side of street, not north as more than one GPS shows. No AT&T service, but Verizon is OK. No Wi-Fi. No amenities. Only one restroom for entire camp and it was less-than-stellar. But there are porta-potties in various locations. Probably would not go again. - DrM Traveler
Jul 2009 - $35.00
The GOOD: Tubing down the river was the best part. The people working there were friendly. The BAD: Otherwise the place was full of visitors that can be described as "THUGS FOR LIFE." Campsites were overcrowded. People were chopping wood at 11:30 pm outside our window. Blaring Mexican music was a common occurrence. The bathrooms were filthy. Human excrement in the urinals, which were NOT cleaned. The showers were ONLY cold water with NO shower heads, just a stream shooting out of a straight pipe. There were not nearly enough bathrooms for the number of people in the park. Electrical hookups were shady at best. Our breakers kept popping and it was BARELY enough to keep the RV cool. SUMMATION: We had a good time regardless of the conditions. But I doubt we will be back, as there are plenty of other places in southern California that offer better camping conditions. - lagreca
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Sep 2018 - $39.00
We have been here at this RV Park the past two weekends for a total of five nights. We both agree, absolutely, this is second best RV Park we have had the pleasure to visit. This Escapee SKP membership park is outstanding with terrific attractive landscaped level sites. The entire park is well landscaped due to the benefit of two well flowing artesian wells. Nearly all sites have a view of mountains. The only downfall is the low number of selected unoccupied sites available for guest. As the fall season approaches the number of available sites will dwindled. Facilities here are top rate, and there is free internet in the clubhouse. The price is high in comparison to other Escapee Parks. Yet Jojoba is in California. Overall an excellent place to visit and stay overnight. We will definitely be back. - James Barr
Jul 2018 - $37.00
I really don't know what I could add about this park. It is amazing and some day we may be back to stay. It is so organized...down to signing up for the time you need your washer/dryer. The sense of community is the strongest I've ever been around. We boondocks outside the gate the first night and then stayed a week on a private spot. Thank you for an enjoyable experience. You definitely raised the bar high. - ralinda
Mar 2018 - $40.00
We have stayed here 3 times now and have always enjoyed our stay. Large sites, not cookie cutter sites like most parks, plenty of activities, a ways outside of town which make it very quiet. It's a membership park and you can't make reservations which can make it a bit tough and iffy to get in. The biggest thing for us now is that the last time we stayed the price was $25 but now if you are a 50amp rig the cost is $40 per night with NO DISCOUNT for weekly or a month which make it crazy high for what you get. - hdrider
Sep 2006 - $45.00
We had stayed at this park before and had a wonderful time, but it had been approximately 15 years prior. We were very disappointed in the changes that had occurred. The majority of the park is occupied by permanent residences, which include RV's and park model mobile homes. There are only around 10 full hookup campsites that can be used for campers. I only saw one tent site, which looked nice. The bathrooms that were located near us were closed the entire time we were there & smelled really bad. There was only one picnic table for all of the RV sites and you can get a fire pit upon request. There are 2 ponds, one looks like they are trying to empty it & the other looked nicer, but still had a lot of trash in & around it. There was no longer a store, or the large clubhouse that we remembered. The playground looked run-down & had graffiti written on it. The first night we were there, 2 men were involved in a fist fight. It was not very peaceful because there was always dogs barking and loud music playing. We couldn't walk our dog like we usually do, because there were always stray dogs running around that looked sick. The price for this campground was an astonishing $45 a night, what is normally paid for a camping resort. This campground is no resort. - lttldee