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Chowchilla, California

The Lakes RV & Golf Resort

Chowchilla, California



Chowchilla, California
Phone: (559) 665-6980

Sites: 87
Recent Rate: $50 4/2016

Latitude: 37.1270056777723
Longitude: -120.22890329361

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon, Telus, Other Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,Telus,Other
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing yes
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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jtl2

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $50.00
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We stayed here as a prelude to our trip to Yosemite to do some cooking and get trailer ready. The sites are concrete pads with some privacy hedging in between and are available as either pull through or back in. The pull through site accommodated our truck and trailer nicely. The park is gated and has a secure feel, not that the area seems to require security. The laundry area is a little on the small side with only three washers as I remember. A little concrete patio to step out on, but no picnic table in most of them (think you get one if you are lakeside). We would stay here again. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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bradydane2009

Review Count: 65
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $50.00
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This is one of the better parks in the area. My comments: I was on pad 42. It rained rather hard while I was here. The area between the pads is hard packed dirt. Because of the rain, the area was muddy. They should put gravel, bark or stepping stones between the pads. The sewer hook-up is between the hedges and actually on my neighbors pad. They should either move the hedges, move the connection or make the opening in the hedges large enough so you can reach through to make the hook-up. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Make sure you have shoes that you don't care if you get mud on them.

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Carol Jo

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $50.00
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We love this place. We have stayed here twice in the past month. Free golf at their excellent course is included in the daily rate. The park is pretty and well maintained. There is a lake with a fountain in the center and palm trees all around. Spacious parking spots and daily trash pick up, a lovely pool and hot tub, cable and wi-fi, gated and secure and the golf clubhouse is within walking distance with a nice restaurant. A great place to relax. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Bruce of Port Ludlow

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $40.00
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A wonderful RV park. Secure. Friendly. Clean. Stayed here for a night, wish we could have stayed for a week. Wonderful setting. Nice RV pads. Great wifi and tv service. They even pick up your garbage for you! We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Phaeton_Owner

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $45.00
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Nice RV resort. Facilities are clean. Office/clubhouse is very nice. Pads are concrete with concrete patio space (2 spaces on pull-through sites). Spacing between sites is reasonable with tall hedge between sites to provide additional privacy although sites are narrower than what I would expect for an RV resort that sells the sites. We stayed on a pull-through site that was more than long enough for our 40' MH and toad. The back-in sites are short for an RV and 2nd vehicle. I did note some cracks in some of the concrete pads in the resort, but the ones I saw were fairly minor. Nice "lake". Gated park. Requires their wireless opener to enter. Check-in was very friendly and efficient. Discounted nightly rate was $50 with $5 per night tax. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Convenient to CA-99. Grocery nearby. Not a lot of choices for places to eat. Chowchilla seems to not be growing. Golf isn't free with Good Sam discount as one would believe from web site. You either get the 10% discount or golf. Good fuel prices in Chowchilla.

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mlbw

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $50.00
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This is a a resort and the price reflects that. Park is gated and secure, clean, pond is nice, pool and spa look inviting although we didn't use them. The sites are owned individually -- they rent out sites when owners aren't using them. Last time we were here, you got golf included in the cost or you got a discount. This rate ($50) seems high for a full discount. We didn't golf, but golfers were abundant. This was a good overnight stop for us and we'd probably come back again, as long as they don't keep raising the prices. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

According to the AAA tour book, the Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County is located here, which sounds very interesting (with a mock dig for kids). We had to get on down the road, but next time the grandkid is with us we'll likely make a point of stopping here, just for that. (559 665 7107)

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TheSchweitzers

Review Count: 222
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $50.00
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Rate is for a full hookup pull thru site after Good Sam discount is applied. We found the back in sites too short to accommodate the fifth wheel and the truck. We were too lazy to park the truck elsewhere in the overflow and spent the 10$ extra for the pull thru. The sites are level concrete pads with excellent hookups in a resort style park with a pond and a fountain in the middle. Your neighbors will be ten yards left and right with some low shrubbery between the sites. Don't expect too much privacy here. However, it is a good place just two miles off the I-5 to get away from the highway and train noise. We didn't use any amenities but assume they will all be in the same excellent shape as everything in this park appears to be. Friendly and competent staff at the check in. Garbage pick up in the morning. Probably more goodies we didn't check out because we just stayed over night. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Grocery store two miles down the road. Gas stations at the I-5 exit. Surprisingly large differences in price for diesel - check all gas stations before filling up!

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Pull Toy

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $15.00
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This is a nice, clean, well-run campground. Our discount was through RPI, which means we only get to stay in certain spaces that are back-ins. The pull-through so are reserved for customers paying by other means.

Our only complaint about the campground is that the sewer connection is awkwardly placed so the only way to connect to them is with a 20-foot hose. The wifi worked well. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Brian & Corky

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $17.00
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$7 per night for electricity is out of line as is an additional $10 for a pull thru. Back in site was way too small for our 32 ft MH, no room for our Towd and way out of level. Staff wasn't interested in us and should have been as they don't know who might be a purchaser. All night long traffic noise. Electric box needed repair, got hot. Only restrooms are a long walk from site. However park is pretty. Will pass this one by. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Our-Wandering-Casa

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $50.00
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Beautiful sites and amenities. Well maintained. Disappointed for the price there were no picnic tables provided. Also disappointed that they advertised a complimentary round of golf for 2 with each stay. This was even stated on their Good Sam listing. However, if you want the Good Sam discount (10% or $5/night) you don't get the complimentary golf. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Mozon

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $47.00
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We enjoyed two weeks there. Great location. Adjacent to Pheasant Run Golf Course. RV Rate included complimentary green fees daily for two. Very clean, well run facility. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Very good grocery store nearby. Larger retail stores were within 30-40 minutes away, either direction.

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4-campers

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $40.00
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Can't say enough about how amazing this park is! Exterior plots all have privacy maximized by hedges and private little lawns, all pads concrete. Large clean dog walk with scooper provided for cleanup. Every amenity provided and a very friendly accommodating staff. Interior plots surround "pool" designed to look like a natural pond with fountains, just the most amazing landscaping and design for an RV park. Wish I were a golfer, but the tennis courts and grounds were great too. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Museum nearby is very interesting, prehistoric remains were found on site during construction so now has become a small but very interesting museum. Convenient shopping also.

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User3274

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $48.00
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Great park. Very clean. Secure. Choice of 2 rounds of golf with stay, or Good Sam discount. Excellent Wifi. Would stay again in a minute!!! We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Great place...especially if you golf.

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sjones

Review Count: 141
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $50.00
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We our close to the end of a 30+day trip and this is the least full park we have visited. Which surprised us given the high marks this park receives. Our site had no table and the pad had not been cleaned in a long time. The landscaping was dying but given the draught in California is understandable. The pool area looked nice but the rest of the park needs some TLC. There are no shade trees for relief from the summer heat. It is an ownership park not sure why any one would want to buy a lot here. This park does not deserve the high marks it receives. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Katka

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $50.00
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Hidden germ, very nice resort, very clean. Bathrooms are like in a hotel. Very good Internet and mobile signal - real find after Yosemite NP, with no connectivity. There's nothing to do around the RV park, which gets a little less than 10. Two hours drive to Yosemite NP, though. We camped at The Lakes RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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