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25 RV Parks near South San Jose Hills, California
We did however find 25 campgrounds within 25 miles of South San Jose Hills. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near South San Jose Hills in the left hand column.
Jan 2016 - $25.00
Toilets and showers reserved for events. RV's are expected to use their own toilets and showers.
Entry road is dirt with lots of potholes but no problem if one goes slow.
As mentioned reservations must be made at least a week in advance and only online. This was not a problem for us. - itsmee222
Jul 2014 - $25.00
This was our worst camping experience in two years. Frankly, I am surprised that there are so many positive reviews. My wife and I found this campground to be very dismal. The RV parking on the upper level is dirty and has almost no aesthetic appeal. It's like a big dirt parking lot dug out of the side of the hill. There are no views to speak of, just a big wall of dirt out back and construction out front. The picnic tables for each site appear to have never been cleaned and are covered with stains and debris. There was no Wi-Fi or phone service in the RV area so you had to walk down the hill to the community center for any services of that sort and even there it was spotty. We were scheduled to stay one week but left after 3 nights - as soon as we could locate an alternative park. I certainly would not recommend this location to any RVers. It is a difficult drive in though a poorly maintained road and the park itself is dreary at best. - Sheridan
Mar 2014 - $25.00
Now this is not your usual RV park. But by far the cheapest place offering full hookup sites in Orange County. A Christian event center runs this park which is located on their premise quite a bit outside of any town in the area. It is meant for longer stays, but travelers (and you don't need to be a religious person) are welcome. You have to go through the somewhat unusual reservation process though. Online only through their website and at least one week in advance. It took me a couple of follow up calls to confirm our reservation. Driving there you can use your GPS with the adress stated on the website. The last mile to the gate of the event center is a very bumpy country road. We wondered why the six speed bumps on the way were needed. The gate code was provided with the reservation confirmation. Checking in at the office was a bit different then with other parks. Little room to park the rig. Photo ID and insurance papers needed to be shown and photocopied. Once that was set and the credit card slided we could drive the last half mile up to the RV sites. Very bumpy indeed. Mostly gravel, some enormous potholes and a few low branches skirting the roof. You have to drive to the upper level of the park and I would recommend to take the left way when the road forks at the lower level. There are more sites on the lower level but these are not for public use. The sites are all back in and in #35 we had just about enough room to maneuver with our 34' RV (51' combined length). The sites with lower numbers provide more room and longer rigs would not have problems there. The sites are gravel, provide full hookups in OK shape, even cable. We needed no leveling equipment. The WiFi was OK, not the fastest, but good enough for emails and web browsing. Our Verizon worked on the lower level but not up on our site. Very friendly and considerate neighbors. The place is very safe and very quiet, especially at night. Be prepared for some christian events on and around the lower level from Friday night to Sunday afternoon including early morning music and singing, prayers and more music and singing throughout the day. No noise after 10 pm. Overall, this is an off the beaten path option to park your RV. I would not recommend going there if it is for less than at least three days. The reservation and check in hassle along with the long and bumpy drive in and out is not worth it if it is only for a night. We stayed for six nights, enjoying the remoteness, safety and quietness. We also enjoyed the low rate and did not mind the somewhat long drives to the L.A. and Orange County attractions. We will come back. - TheSchweitzers
Jul 2017 - $65.00
Kind of a hidden gem in urban Orange County. Got lucky when looking for something to do and reserved here on short notice. Pro - Spaces are wide enough for slideouts on driver's side and awning on the curb side. and parking for a toad car. Great beach, nearly empty by SoCal standards, fire rings if you care for that. On the opposite side from the beach is a big wetlands preserve. No black/gray hookup, but there is a dump station. Cons - backs up to PCH (Hwy 1), so a lot of traffic noise. No food service anywhere within walking distance except on weekends - what's a summer beach without a burger, fries and a coke. No WiFi, no cable - oh darn. - Michael_K
Jan 2017 - $65.00
Camping at the beach is wonderful. Bolsa Chica State Beach, not so much. Power and water hookups were nice, but it's just a big parking lot with a walking/biking trail separating it from the broad expanse of sand. The beach itself is so long (from the parking area to the waves), the campsites are a good walk from the ocean. There are many big campfire rings on the sand for use, but are FCFS. Camp hosts at many campgrounds sweep and prepare sites, and we always greatly appreciate hosts who do that! Our site at BCSB had bits of trash and cigarette butts. For the same price, go a few miles South to Doheny State Beach. Reserve far enough in advance, and you can get a site right on the sand there. Checkin at Bolsa Chica is 2:00 PM. We arrived at 1:15 PM and was told at the fee station that our site was empty, so it was no problem to go set up. When we arrived at the camping area, however, we were greeted by a barrier and a big "CHECK-IN 2:00 PM sign blocking the entrance. Camp host came out with a clipboard, verified we were on the list, then pointed out that checkin was at 2:00. I stared at him blankly for a moment, then asked if our reserved site was empty. He said that it was, and that he sometimes makes check-in exceptions of 1:30 PM, then looked at his watch (about 1:20, by this time), and begrudgingly said he would allow us in. I think that is a camp host taking his job just a little too seriously. We won't return to Bolsa Chica State Beach. Just far too expensive for what you get. - Libre RV
Nov 2015 - $65.00
Good spot to stay on the Ocean. Sites are really tight, but not really an issue since we were here for the beach more than anything else. The beach was in your "backyard." - A_GF_Mom
Nov 2017 - $40.00
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS CAMPGROUND WILL BE CLOSED FROM NOVEMBER 28, 2017 TO JANUARY 11, 2018. - Bud H
Nov 2017 - $40.00
RV, full hook ups in OC? WHAT? I've lived here all my life (59 years) and just NOW heard of this! Am spending the year on the road in my RV, and came home to see family. Where to go? OC Fairgrounds? WHAT?
Security is wonderful. Found my spot, and a Christmas shopping show? WHAT? Entertainment, too? Great experience. $25 dry camping, $40 with hook ups. Safe, clean, close to everything.
No, it is not a park. No frills. But great dog walks (put them on a leash folks... is that too much to expect? And for Godsake, pick up your mess) and just hangin out. - User3597
Mar 2016 - $35.00
Fee is cash only. No reservations. Use Gate 5 on Arlington. Check in at the Safety and Security office. Must have your ID and proof of insurance for all vehicles & rigs entering the grounds. Must pay each morning, before 10am for each days stay. Very helpful, pleasant people in the office. Be sure and check their website for upcoming events since you will not be able to camp there unless involved with the event. Asphalt, open sites. Very good value for the area and convenient to many attractions. the park is very quiet since it is not located too close to freeways. - Rick & Karen
Dec 2018 - $48.00
$340 week/$48 day. #71. Built in the olden days of 20' airstreams and Class C campers, this place is very cramped with todays big rigs barely squeezing in to the all back in sites. TV parking is very limited with our truck wedged in eliminating our front "yard" and barely allowing us to open our trailer door. Sites are clay dirt which is fine when dry but a sticky mess if there is rain. Obviously they know they're the only RV park in the area with a very "take it or leave it" attitude displayed by the staff. When I asked about an alternative area to park my TV, I was told there is no overflow parking at all. When I asked for a larger site, none was available and "most people with large trucks tell us about it in advance." Really? My Ford pickup is a "large truck"? What do other people here pull their 38' TT's with, a Prius? What this place has going for it is its location on the waterfront in downtown Long Beach. Central to all SoCal The park is clean and tidy, with a central landscaped grass median and palm trees. Large bathhouse is clean and laundry has 4 machines of each. Nice heated pool and hot tub. No WiFi. They have a dog run and grass area, but wouldn't really say they were pet friendly with a $1/night charge per dog (limit 2) and a list of restricted breeds. Park is adjacent to Los Angeles River bike path which also goes along the marinas and beach to the South. Many homeless camps along the path on the river and the park includes a bike theft flyer in the welcome docs. - Todd Hancock
Aug 2018 - $65.00
The swimming pool,spa,showers very nice. The workers are committed to making your stay great. My only complaint is the site sizes are very small and very tight putting the RV in. But I will recomend this place. - Methoes11
Jun 2018 - $69.00
We stayed two nights in space 50. The park is very clean and well maintained. Our site was dirt but it was raked and clean when we checked in. The slope on the site was sufficient to require me to use 6" of wood blocks on the front to get my rig level. It was deep enough to allow plenty of space for the toad in front. There is a "Dog Run", but it's too small for actually playing with your dog. You can take them off leash, but it's only a fenced yard with astro turf all over. They don't want you walking your dog on the nice grassy area in the central portion, so you have to walk them on the asphalt roadways. There is a nice park area a short walk away and the Aquarium of the Pacific is about 15 minutes walking distance. Will stay here again when we bring our grandson to visit the museums and aquarium. - Scott Baker