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47 RV Parks near Tahoe Vista, California
We did however find 47 campgrounds within 25 miles of Tahoe Vista. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Tahoe Vista in the left hand column.
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
Jul 2016 - $20.00
Stayed here 3 nights. There is aircraft activity but it is not intrusive. They use an electronic ranger to perform registration that accepts cash, credit/debit cards, & nations park passes for discounts. With our discount (America the Beautiful) we paid $10.00 per night. The campground host was quite helpful in pointing out area attractions and points of interest. This is a delightful location, we would stay here again. - SCClockDr
Jul 2014 - $9.00
No showers available; toilets occasionally smelly. The sites were huge and beautiful so we ignored any other inconveniences! The small lake is catch and release only. We were looking forward to kayaking in the lake, but after one day the lake had to be closed due to algae. We lucked into a fantastic, free air show next door at the airport. Yeah, we'd go back again! We love airplanes, gliders and airports, so we did not notice the occasional noise. Also, glider port next door. - floridagayle
Jul 2008 - $16.00
Martis Creek Lake Campground is how everyone refers to this park, although the official name is Alpine Meadows. Campground is run by the Army Corps of Engineers. There are no hookups, but each site is spacious, with a fire pit, barbecue, picnic table and iron hook to hang a lantern. Most sites are at least partially shaded by pines. Campground is available only on a first-come, first-served basis; no reservations. Lots of space available during the week; fairly full on the weekend. Ranger hosts Sat. evening presentations in the amphitheater. Location on highway 267 is convenient to town (about 4 miles)and proximate to lots of hiking and biking. Loads of off-leash room for dogs to run and splash in the lake. Our dogs thought they died and went to heaven! About 1 1/2 miles off the highway, so no traffic noise. Sites are described as limited to 30 ft., but we were able to camp here in a 40 ft. motorhome. - PeeweeRV
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 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
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
Sep 2018 - $60.00
Good, clean park for overnight. Narrow, KOA-type sites, but good shade and paved access roads. Outstanding K-9 park, former baseball field. - Bill Kelly
Aug 2018 - $55.00
We stayed here 5 years ago- and it's even better. Very clean well run park. Huge dog parks. Tall trees all around. Smells great! They lost a star because the sites are so close. I could pass a cup of coffee threw my window to the rig next to us. Less then 1/2 the sites have 50 amps. - Tredguy
Aug 2018 - $53.00
Beautiful park, large pine trees. Great walking trails, Truckee is a fun town! - GinaD
Sep 2009 - $40.00
This family-run campground has seen better days and was for sale when we visited. The all back-in, paved, 30 amp full-service sites are accessed up a steep and winding paved interior road that's sorely in need of maintenance. Trees need trimming both on the access road and the sites; the owner refused to trim pine branches that were digging into the side of our rig. There is an extra fee for everything from pets to rest room keys. Most of the sites accommodate big rigs and over half appear to be satellite-friendly. - RvTravelerNTechie
Aug 2018 - $52.00
Nice small park outside of Truckee. Sites are paved back-ins but plenty long for large RV's. They only have a few 50 amp sites that are not next to each other. The staff in the office is great! They are juggling checking in RV's & running the well stocked store, plus making outstanding deli sandwiches! Just an FYI, the entry into the park is small and congested and the roads throughout the park are one lane only but not too bad at all to maneuver. Super easy access on/off the freeway to get around Truckee, Lake Tahoe, etc. - coolplanetg
Jul 2018 - $51.00
I stayed one night while traveling and it was all I could find on short notice. Two basic issues: 1) My paved back-in site was very narrow with low hanging trees on both sides. I had to break off branches to get my galley slide open, and I didn't bother opening on of my lounge slides because of branches. 2) my site only had 30 amp service in 95 degree weather. The water and electric and sewer are stacked on top of each other. The paved campground loop is very tight, steep and exiting with a 40' MH is tricky. There is no place to park while hooking up toad. On the plus side you can buy gas and diesel at the store, and the WiFi worked better than most places. It appears that most people stay here for local rafting and lake Tahoe is only 30 minutes away. This place has a lot of trees which I like. However, I do not rate places well that don't trim limbs at a height that allows RVs scratch-free access. I would not stay here again especially at $51 with discount. - homey
Jun 2016 - $48.00
An OK park, just not our cup of tea. Easy access off I-80. Traffic noise is constant but was not a problem. Trains running about 5 times a night and blowing whistles was a problem. Just about time you would fall asleep, another whistle would blow.
Site was decently level, with good separation and strong electric. Bathrooms could use some attention. Not sure if this is always the case or just bad timing on our part. Mens restroom was OK; women's had one of two toilets out-of-order and dirty showers.
They make it a point to tell you no mats or rugs outside your rig yet the site next to us had a wood platform set up and was cluttered with propane tanks and plastic bins. Other sites similarly cluttered with charcoal bags, toys, beach towels, etc. Park seemed to attract clientele that had no respect for neighbors - time and time again kids, dog walkers, 20-somethings carrying there beer cans would cut through sites even if you were sitting out. Between less than ideal bathrooms and inconsiderate campers would probably look for another park if in area. - TravelinTail