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43 RV Parks near Tahoe City, California
Dec 2018 - $70.00
We stayed here the weekend before Christmas. We had two families and two motorhomes. The kids all used Uber to go snowboard every day, and the adults relaxed and visited downtown. The campground was less than 1/2 full. Nice people, and festive for the season. It is about 10 minutes from downtown near Heavenly Resort, so a little bit of an Uber ride. Each trip cost us around $30 each way. There are a few stores close by as well as a pizza parlor. We had an amazing time, enjoyed the people, and the environment. My guess is this campground is amazing in the summer as well as the winter. Roads and sites were easy to get in and out of, and level. With the slushy snow we had there was mud, but nothing horrible. - DeBoer Family
Sep 2018 - $87.00
This park is difficult for big rigs to maneuver and back into sites. Don't arrive in the DARK! Have to ask neighbors to move vehicles so you can back in. Don't take the 'assigned' spot they offer-ask for a listing of available sites and go look at the path to each and verify you can get into/open sides at sites. We requested 50 amp-the only site they offered us with 50 was too tight. The park had 'closed for season' sections but there were well over 3/4 of the open sections available. Cement Picnic tables were awful. Huge price increase from last year: $58 to $84. When asked why such an increase was told it was to 'keep the riff raff out' and that 'big rig owners had no problem paying it'. We are not Thousand Trail members, with the unprofessional behavior of staff of this very worn out campground wouldn't even consider joining. The only good thing about this park is location. Too bad it's so user unfriendly and expensive. We will keep looking for 'better' parks when returning to this area. - Ramblin-Roll
Sep 2018 - $75.00
This is our first stay at a Thousand Trails campground and was quite disturbed by a LOUD karaoke party that went until 9:30. Talked to the manager the next morning and he let me know that it was the employee end of season party. He said Thousand Trails is known for its concerts and parties and folks really like it. Other than this experience and a very slow check-in process, our stay was OK. The campground is very large and the sites are spacious and wooded, but there is no privacy. Some sites have fire rings, other sites have grills. - Mksea
Jun 2010 - $23.00
This CG has a park setting, and was wonderful for real camping in a forest. The problem here: the roads are tight and can be difficult to get to the sites even though some sites are large enough to accommodate large trailers. The dump in the CG was also difficult to reach. We found that the work getting to our site was worth the effort. If this CG had showers I would rate it a 12! The location was great on the lake and close to Tahoe City. - rwood728
Aug 2009 - $12.00
This is a nice little public park near the lake. Most of the spots are for small rigs. Spot 90 was a great back-in for our 31 foot 5th wheel. There were no trees or curves to navigate into this spot. We had no problem running our generator 3 or 4 times a day. The park was pretty empty during the week. This park had alot of tents and very small rigs, but there are 2 or three spots for larger rigs. We had friends check out the park before we made reservations. We would stay here again. - Awesome Navigator
Jul 2009 - $25.00
WARNING!!! I'll warn you ahead of time. RV's risk damage navigating and parking in some of these sites. Many of the site are extremely slanted, much more suitable to tents than RV's. It's a campground made 40 years ago. So there you go! All streets are one way, some sites go opposite the way you need if pulling an RV. If one person is blocking the road to back-in, all other traffic within the park is stalled. There is no other option to go around. This was mostly a problem with the dump station. My recommendation is to check out as early as possible in the morning to avoid lines forming behind you. Just to go to their site. Changing to a better site is nearly impossible in the summer months. So MAKE SURE YOUR SITE SUITS YOUR NEEDS. We were in site 76, says it's 48ft long. We had a problem with our 31ft 5th wheel, maneuvering into position. It was crazy. Site long enough, but road was a problem to back in from. I suggest the Park south of here is you have an RV. Sugar Pine State Park. They also have showers. Plenty of room, newer and so pretty. - User703
Jun 2012 - $17.00
If you don't mind dry camping, this is a great place to stay. It is reasonably priced and because so many RVer's want hook-ups, it is relatively easy to get a last minute reservation. We were able to get a reservation only a week before, which is pretty good for a weekend in June. We love the location, just a few miles from Truckee and not far from Lake Tahoe, so there is a lot of fun stuff to do within a short drive. Yet it feels like you're away from it all. We like going for short hikes with our dogs and there is a very pretty path that runs along the Truckee River. There's also a wide variety of plants and trees, which I like to photograph. The camp hosts were wonderful. We spent time talking with them each day and they were very friendly and gave us new RVer's lots of good advice. The campground has very few amenities and it would be nice to have potable water, but I would absolutely recommend this for an escape from the valley heat. - cj2012
Sep 2007 - $9.00
This is a typical National Forest camping area. Sites enjoy a view of the Truckee River and good fishing abounds there. Nice area for a couple days. No hook ups. Dump station a few miles away. We stayed in a 32 ft 5th wheel. - Mr J
Jun 2017 - $50.00
We stayed here for 3 nights. It appears the resort is in transition - the marina is now closed and it unknown whether it will be reinstated. The closure has left that portion of the campground rather sad looking. Our specific site was level and clean but no trees for shade. The location of the campground was very handy to Tahoe City, South Lake Tahoe City and Stateline. Access to a sandy beach and a beachside cafe was a short walk away. Unfortunately the restrooms were not in good shape. No matter what time of the day we tried to use the restrooms, they were in need of cleaning - toilet paper, water, and cooking utensils were all over the floors - toilet seats were pretty ugly. Cell service was weak. WiFi only accessible if we used our Verizon jetpack. - scaddle
Aug 2016 - $45.00
Stayed here not knowing about NO DOGS allowed at the resort anywhere. Kept our dogs concealed inside our coach which was a terrible experience for them . Only stayed 1 night and will never return again. Sites are close and turns tight for a big rig. Much better options for us in the area. Beach was close and nice but super crowded. - signaloil
May 2014 - $23.00
If you travel with a dog, cat or goldfish this is not the place for you. They have a no pet policy. If you want cable TV find another park. If Wi-Fi is important make another selection. If AT&T phone service is important go somewhere else. If you want to be close to a Lake Tahoe waterfront then this is the place for you. There is a beach with a beach side snack bar with other amenities. Sites are roomy and nearly level. The hookups are as good as they get. Your site is an asphalt pad in a pine forest. Not much ground cover, just dirt, pine needles, and mulch. With the asphalt pad you don’t track it into your RV. It’s not a big park, but convenient and well maintained. Note showers are $2.00 for 4 minutes so bring plenty of deodorant or plan to swim a lot if you’re tenting. In summary, great place. - plove
Jul 2015 - $35.00
This is a very nice state campground with property that extends all the way to Lake Tahoe. There are no hook-ups but the dump and water fill facilities were adequate. The loops also had many water points to fill water close to your campsite. The campground is well laid out with a good amount of space between sites and shade from the various pine trees. Lake Tahoe could be accessed by vehicle or by taking the bike paths down to the Ed Z'berg vacation home area. Bears were active and did wake our tent camping neighbors one night. The bear boxes were of two sizes and our rolling cooler barely fit into the older style bear box (with a high lift height) at our site. The campsite did not sell wood or ice. - rockwood tt family
Sep 2010 - $33.00
The rate reflects the $2.00 senior discount. The campground is very nice and the spacing between sites is very nice. We were there for 3 nights, and the had a very nice site, #79 the first night. We tried to move into one of the other loops for the next two nights, but the district rangers office couldn't decide if they were going to close the loop we were in and another one that we wanted to move into. They finally decided to close both, but said we could pick almost any other spot in the remaining loops, including group sites. We selected #21 in a group loop, and wanted to pay for two nights, but they would only let us do one night, and then if it wasn't reserved for a group the next night, we could have it again. Kind of an unnecessary runaround, since you have to reserve two nights in advance through Reserve America. Just seemed like a lot of unnecessary bureaucracy. There is a very convenient dump station within the park, and potable water is available. Other than being overpriced for what you get, it was very nice. But that's the way California State Parks are these days. - jbarry130
Jul 2018 - $22.00
Great CG along the Truckee river. Best spots are near the river yet even those have considerable road noise. But along the road highway 89 it far worse. Paved pads and drives. Still a place we will go to agin. Just a mile to Truckee. - Bobcat1
Sep 2014 - $20.00
Nice park located right on the Truckee River.
Very close to the freeway so highway noise is present.
Park was very clean.
Camp Host was very cordial. - Fyrflie1
Aug 2014 - $22.00
Park is located directly on the Truckee River. About half of the sites have river access. Bathrooms are pit toilets but were very clean. Park is located very close to Highway 89 and road noise can be heard at all times of the day. No shower facilities. Camp Hosts were very friendly and helpful. - fyrflie
Jun 2014 - $13.00
This campground is right next door to Meeks Bay Resort, which is a private campground reviewed elsewhere on this site. This is a typical older forest service campground which is situated right on the beach in Meeks Bay. It is a short walk across the day use parking lot to a beautiful white sand shallow beach. A small part of the beach is open to dogs. This location on the beach is about the only plus for an RV camper, but it is a BIG one. On the downside, there is only ONE site here rated for an over-20-foot RV, number 26, which says 40 feet. But our 31-foot fiver barely fit and there is a sharp turn on the road just before this site that was perhaps the tightest turn we've had to make in 3 years of RV camping. But we did make it with minimal scratching. The one large site also happens to be right next to highway 89, I mean RIGHT next to it, barely 20 feet away! Luckily, traffic was light at night and we were mostly gone during the day. But if you want a campsite to luxuriate in the quiet of the woods...this ain't it. Come here (if you fit) to enjoy the fabulous beach and the wonders of the Lake Tahoe area, but we likely will look to stay elsewhere next time. 10+ for the beach, 3 for the campground. - MrSunshine