28 Parks near Bodega Bay, California
Jul 2016 - $50.00
This park is very clean and quiet. It is closed to Restruants and the bay. The spaces are separated by lattice fencing. Fire pit can be bought or rented. There are various games like corn hole, etc on the property and a fenced in dog run. - Rosie the dog
May 2016 - $50.00
Drove to Bodega Bay and stayed at Bodega Bay RV. The park is very, very nice; level gravel sites, great WiFi, bathrooms very clean, lots of hooks in the shower area, cloth shower curtains, clean laundry room, $2 for washing and drying, and spacious sites. Not a lot of greenery at each site, though there is a bit of grass and a small sapling, but the perimeter of the park has beautiful Cyprus (I believe) trees. We would definitely stay there again. A fire ring can be rented for $10 a day. - Living the Life
Mar 2016 - $50.00
We have been looking for a park/campground by the ocean on the coast north of San Francisco to spend a few days and after reading the reviews and detail of this park decided to give a chance. Made a reservation for a pull thru space and when we arrived and greeted by the host/mgr. it was there waiting for us. This park is located right on PC Hwy 1 but is set back far enough that there is little to no traffic noise so the nights were quiet and very peaceful. The hookups all worked well, good water pressure and no drops in the electrical either. The spaces are wide enough apart to afford some privacy so you don't feel boxed in or cramped. No ocean view as it is about 1/4 mile or so off the beach and surrounded by a grove of I believe Torrey Pines that serves as wind break. The restrooms were neat and clean and there is a small area in the office where you can buy essentials if needed. Nothing fancy but it works for what it is. The pads are gravel but level and well groomed. We levelled the coach easily and quickly This park is located about a mile north of The Inn at the Tides and the main area of Bodega Bay itself as is the main tourist wharf area, so going back and forth is quick. We really enjoyed our stay here and will for sure be going back again at some point this year. Overall a very nice and convenient RV park that is well run and set up to make you stay enjoyable. Only disappointment, not attributable to the park, is that the old fog horn we were so looking forward to listening to at night and to fall asleep with, has been replaced by one of the new electronic higher single hz. "beeps" every ten seconds. Just not the same, but what is these days......... - BankShot
May 2016 - $32.00
This is a beautiful park. Wide spaces and lovely views. Only 2 spots right on the river for RVs. We had PA discount, but thought the full price of $ 63 was high, and charging for showers (meters) was unnecessary. - Rosanne
Nov 2015 - $50.00
This was not our first trip to Casini Ranch. You cannot beat the location, it is on a working ranch between the Russian River and pastures of cows, horses and other livestock. You feel like you are on a ranch when you are here. They have over 200 sites but the sites are not right next to each other, some sites are very private. They have 40+ channels of TV, very good wifi, a store on the property and a laundry facility. The staff we interacted with were very friendly.
We have been to several RV parks from Fairbanks Alaska to Northern California. Casini Ranch is a jewel, we have only seen 2 other parks that can offer the same ambience and they are much smaller and not located in such an optimal location. If that were not enough the activities provided at the park really make it exceptional, the Hay Ride and the bon Fire on the beach are both events not to miss. - Nicole Cook
Sep 2015 - $60.00
We booked a stay for one night at Casini Ranch Family Campground. The appeal of this campground is the beauty of the surrounding area--the Russian River with its various activities, the solitude not found in less rural settings, and the quaintness of nearby towns Jenner and Monte Rio.
Check-in went smoothly albeit somewhat slowly. When we did make it to our camp spot, service personnel were working feverishly to restore electricity to the campground that had apparently been out for some time after the Labor Day holiday. Within 30 minutes of our arrival, the electrical issue was solved.
The premium full hookup sites are long enough for most motorhomes and trailers, but the width could be improved. With three slide-outs, our 5th wheel leveling legs were partially on gravel and partially on the cement pad. A nice fire pit accompanies each campsite. We did not use the cable television hookup, opting for satellite dish use. The campground's wi-fi, while a bit slow, is free for one day's use; after that you'll have to pay. Verizon cell signal is very good. Also, as others have noted this campground can be quite dusty.
Casini Ranch Campground is probably much better for a multiple day stay since getting to it off Highway 101 is definitely off the beaten path. The River Road route to the campground is scenic as is the occasional glimpses of the Russian River. This campground might be worth another visit if we plan on staying more than one day. - Professor Ken
Apr 2016 - $45.00
This park is also known as River Bend. One is for tents and another is for RV's according to the owner. Water in the showers was warm and owner said she would tell her husband about it. FYI, no ATT service in the RV area. If you're Xfinity customer there was great free wifi available. Sites abut the highway so some road noise. In short nice park, but expected more for the price point charged. - hmthomas1
Jul 2012 - $40.00
River access was nice, but WAY too much money for what you get! Also seemed to be more of a "full time" campground than a vacation spot. Has a lot of folks living here and it was very noisy. It's right on a busy road, so lots of traffic noise too. Also very crowded. - frenchman
Aug 2009 - $40.00
Crowded, noisy. Way over priced for what you get. Friendly hosts, but the crowd seemed like a bunch of squatters looking for a free meal. Did like the river being close, but had a hard time enjoying it. - mountainsurfer
Jul 2016 - $77.00
We had reservations. Called ahead on move in day and were told to arrive about 1:00pm. Showed up 12:30 and staffer said wait 30 minutes. Came back in 45 & another staffer told us we could not check in until after 2:00. Not the most welcoming customer service we have encountered. Site #176 is paved but UNLEVEL! Auto level would not get it, had to use lots of blocks. Trees, power boxes, etc., make navigating through the park a challenge. (We are in a 40' MH.) Good luck finding a site with few enough redwoods to get satellite. Sewer hookups are non-uniform and high off the ground. The park is a great one for kids, numerous activities to wear 'em all out. Small bits of garbage and expended fireworks particularly in the play area, garbage on the floor of the men's room, and several of the few arcade games in the clubhouse were always out of order. And, as usual for KOA's, this one in particular is WAY WAY over priced. But, slim pickens in Sonoma County as in the rest of California. If not for our grandchild, we would never stay here. - rvrrat520
Jul 2016 - $75.00
Facilities are nice. RV sites are beautiful and spacious with some privacy. We stayed in a corner lot, so we had a bench and firepit. The park is well off the freeway (little noise). Many trees, so satellite reception may be a problem. A great place for a family to stay -- lots of activities. For older couples or overnight stays, though, the park is over-priced and noisy -- can't recommend.
For the size of the crowd, the park was understaffed, so employees were overwhelmed (and as a result, under-caring). Responses to complaints were well-rehearsed. For example, when we checked in, we were told in advance not to bother complaining about the internet. Instead we were given a number to call (TengoInternet). Of course, wifi connection did indeed turn out to be a joke, and no one answered the phone number we were given.
The sites are unpaved and not close to being level. Our auto-levelers couldn't quite adjust -- bring your blocks.
Very convenient location for families looking for an escape from the Bay area. In the summer, get ready for a crowd. High prices. - Christopher Scott
Jul 2016 - $67.00
This "kampground" is like an amusement park. There is so much to do, especially for kids. Kids where everywhere like flies, and I count my child among them. The pool is huge and very clean. The campgrounds are somewhat dry and plain - not exactly close, nor widely spaced - just middle of the road for this type of camp. I suppose it's difficult to maintain grass in California at this time. It was all brown and dusty. Our neighbors were very nice and friendly. The staff was friendly but also crazy busy. The office was a madhouse all day long. Utilities were fine - no problems. By 10pm, the campground was quiet every night. Only problem was some of the teens would walk through my campground. I would stay here again. Camping in the bay area is slim pickin's, so it's not like there is much else that is better nor cheaper - especially for a family. - SeaTeacher
Jun 2016 - $36.00
This could be a convenient location for the sights and wineries of Sonoma County, close to downtown Santa Rosa. Site was level and utilities all in good order. That's the good.
A number of permanent residents, with multiple vehicles and trash bags/junk piled in the vehicles. Some are neat, others not. Pickup truck with trash bags overflowing and above roof line; the related motorhome had similar in front seats, filling front window. "Rules" are not enforced (site next to us had sewer hose dropped on ground and emptying into open drain- no end connection (park management and staff walked next to this several times and did nothing). The neighborhood is OK (who wants to live next to the fairgrounds), but no problems whatever walking to nearby park etc.
There is no WiFi available. Nothing fancy--level sites on gravel, laundry with two washers and dryers, decent room between sites, a few sites with a tree or two between. Sites just wide enough to put out side awning to site line. Nor a place to enjoy sitting outside. Some sites have picnic tables, some don't (and some of the long-term residents have two, perhaps why others have none). 50 amp sites are in the back row, all else are 30 amps (and I was told that a reservation for a 50 amp site is meaningless because the 50 amp sites are handled on a first-come, first-served basis). Thus like me, you can arrive with a confirmed 50 amp reservation and be told there are none available.
This campground is, as the name says, part of the county fairgrounds. The website does not say, and i discovered on check-in, that my reservation dates were cut short because of a Country Music Fest. It was explained the park serves the fairgrounds, and reservations mean nothing if something pops up at the fairgrounds or the fairgrounds decides for any reason that it wants the spaces. So if you have a confirmed/reconfirmed reservation, it may or may not be honored or cut short. I doubt we'd return. - SW Rick
Apr 2016 - $32.00
Friendly managers, gravel lot, quiet, a few full timers. Have stayed here before, no wifi though..problema. - Tonyl
Mar 2016 - $36.00
As everyone else is saying this is a gravel lot but level. Big rigs needing 50 amp service are on back row and easy to access. No grassy areas so pets have to walk on gravel. Convenient for our wine trip as next to 101. Quiet park at night. - Scooterd16
8225 Conde Ln Windsor, California 95492 (map) | (707) 838-4195
Sites: 95 | Latest Rate: $40.00 | 9 Reviews
Jul 2016 - $40.00
This park is filled with perm residents. Only have a couple of daily spots. Felt like a poor man's monthly stay. Lots of talking and visiting by the locals. Finally cut off about 11 PM. Felt safe and people were friendly. Site was level. Streets were asphalt but not maintained last 20 years. Do not know if you can do better locally or not. We were overnight only. - Sir_Charles395
Feb 2016 - $26.00
The staff was excellent! The park seemed brand new and was very well maintained. Sites were quite varied, I suspect many sites/sections are being upgraded as there were a mixture of gravel and concrete sites. Be careful of the site you get, one section with new concrete pads was far from level and we were forced to move. We ended up in a pull through site where rigs were door facing door, without much space between. Look before you park, but stay away from the fence (highway noise) at the far end, up the hill. Despite these issues, we were surprised by the fact that there were many empty sites in prime snowbird season. It is really a great location. - BMonk
Dec 2015 - $40.00
We had planned to stay here for 2 weeks but ended up asking for our money back. We did stay 3 nights. This park has mostly long term tenants in the back half (and may be great for them), but for the average RV customer it does not feel right. As a result there was constant traffic in and out of the park, no speed control. We asked "Do you have full hookups" before we booked and they had NO TV at all! They said they had Wi-Fi but most of the time we were there the Wi-Fi was a 1 Mbps and could barely do email; sometimes we could not connect at all. The park is basically a gravel lot with connection posts and they pack you in next to each other. This is not a vacation spot.
I will say this, I gave them a 3 and not a 1 because the people in the office were always nice when we went in to complain. The sign says they have a water slide but the water slide has not been there in some time. - Nicole Cook
Dec 2014 - $42.00
"Run, don't walk" away from this park! First, they only had 50 amp plug sites available so had to buy an 50/30 amp adapter to get power...They have no cable TV hook ups either and when I went to the office to ask about it I was told quite rudely by the Manager, "We have wifi, no cable". (the wifi was s-l-o-w) I complained that along with the adapter, the pet fee and lack of cable that I would rather have stayed somewhere else the manager said she thought that would be a good idea! If "older style" means toilets that come with instructions to get them to flush without clogging and showers that are missing lots of tile and have water saver heads with very little pressure (that the toilets more than compensate for in multiple flushes) then yes -it is older style. What little asphalt is left on the roads has more potholes than smooth spots and the full time residents do little to make the park appealing. Overall, the worst park we've ever stayed in. - rocket11
Sep 2012 - $27.00
Stay away from this one. Staying here was a Big mistake! My son, daughter-in-law, and spouse said it would make a good horror movie. The bathroom was covered in black widows and spider webs. There was no hot water available if you dared take a shower. Water was rusty and smelled something fierce. The manager was laying in the front seat of his maybe 1975 Class C with cardboard covering broken windows. The fence surrounding the park was a falling down paint bare picket like you might find in an old cemetery in a horror movie. If we had not paid in advance and arrived at 10:00 pm we would never had stayed. Traffic noise was bad too!!! Stay anywhere but Windsorland RV !!!! - DigMyPast
Jul 2012 - $30.00
All in all a nice stay. Very reasonable price. They WON'T be closing for at least another year or two. Clean park: has been spruced up from 2 years ago. Town of Windsor square is across the street (easy walk) and has restaurants, shops, concerts and movies in the square on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Also has a farmers market on Thursdays. Drawbacks are: no hot water in restrooms (we used our own), no cable TV, (but DOES have WiFi), and located next to Hwy 101. Nice people and quiet at night. Would definitely stay here again. - frenchman
Oct 2015 - $35.00
Beach campgrounds always seems to have trashed restrooms/showers -- Doran County Park is no exception. Park personnel appeared daily to replace TP, but did not clean the dirty shower stalls or restrooms. Apart from this, the park has excellent walking-distance access to ocean/beach and Bodgea Bay; excellent views. Besides campers, there are many day visitors, some arriving just after dawn. There is a steady stream of vehicular traffic along the road separating the campground from the beach. Most sites are windy in afternoon. There are two separate campgrounds; the one at end of spit is more exposed. Persistent foghorn 24/7. - Taco stand
Jan 2014 - $34.00
Just stayed there 7 nights dry camping. Place was booked heavy for MLK weekend. We managed to grab a first come first served spot, of which there are only 20-30, and some are only deep enough for small trailers or tent trailers. You are allowed up to 10 days in those spots. Very close walk to the beach. Most sites are reservation sites which have to be made 10 days in advance. Those sites have the best views of the bay and Pacific Ocean. The rate is now $32 plus $2 per dog. Dump station is $7, any credit or debit card. Check in was cash or Visa, Mastercard, no American Express. They just repaved with new asphalt, except the campsite areas. The turnoff from the highway all the way to check in and the main road is all fresh, very nice. Satellite service with our Kingdish was spotty, but AT&T air card worked great. Would stay here again. - road glide
Jun 2013 - $35.00
Great beach. For northern California. The beach sand is fairly soft on bare feet. Ready to walk to. It can get foggy and windy. - calicoastgirl
Oct 2015 - $0.00
This was our third stay at this park. Very close to the ocean, nice walk down to the Russian River. 30 amp power, but sewer included. We use this as our week between stays at Thousand Trails Russian River and TT Morgan Hills and really enjoy our 'quiet' week here. Rate reflects our $0/night cost under ROD. - PugetSound
Sep 2014 - $1.00
This is a private membership park, rate was $0 under ROD. Probably the cleanest membership park we have experienced. Although not new, everything seemed to be clean and well maintained. I have a volt meter by the door and never experienced any power problems like some have mentioned. We stayed 4 days and used the park to explore both North and South on the coast. The only reason I have for not rating it a 10 is the lack of a swimming pool although they do have swimming access in the river. - bdpreece
Sep 2014 - $1.00
Rate reflects $0 for ROD. We stayed here for a week, great access to the beach which is just a few miles away. We had no problem with the 30 amp power, it worked just fine with better than average voltage, no voltage drop was detected. The staff is very friendly and we really enjoy the area. The park itself is nothing special, but fit our needs. - simonsrf
Jul 2016 - $58.00
This is the only Good Sam park in the Russian River Valley and they offer Good Sam Discounts (10% off!) The restrooms were clean and there is access to a fantastic private beach. River Bend recently bought Hilton Family Campground, so the resort is better than ever. With an old fashioned arcade, General Store, cabins, horseshoe pits, basketball court, and an outdoor theater that plays kids movies at night. Also, on Saturdays in the summer there is free face painting and karaoke! The staff was very friendly and helpful. - User737
May 2016 - $67.00
I would have rated this park a little lower If not for having one of the nicest sites, R15 backing up to the river.
There are mostly long term campers there while I was there May 24th.
They were not that busy but told me all the had for my 35ft MH was full service even though I said a 30 amp without sewer would work ( to keep cost down ? )
I thought the grout in the tile stalls were green, but at a closer look I noticed it was mold.
I would not stay here again. - twowoofs
Aug 2014 - $44.00
The $44 rate includes tax. This park is located on the Russian River near many wineries. A great location to go wine tasting. The park is interesting in that there are mostly Full-timers who take up the full hookup spots. And there is a "tent city" behind the park on the 1/4 mile or so trail to the river and small "stony" beach. Our back-in site with electric & water only was spacious with a large grassy area, picnic table & fire pit. WiFi was available at a cost. It did have a drawback in that it backed up to the busy River Rd. While it was uphill to the road, it was still noisy. The restrooms & showers were clean, however they did show their age. - Michael Kibler