24 RV Parks near Clayton, California
Jul 2009 - $26.00
A long, slow, steep and curvy road to the Juniper Campground near the top around 3,000 feet. Our trailer is 20 feet, which is just about the limit. Dry camping. Juniper is the only campground on Mount Diablo with showers. Contrary to the web site, the showers were operational in July 2009. Also no dump sites on the mountain. There is a campground (Live Oak) nearer the bottom at the south entrance out of Danville. It took us 40 minutes minimum to get up and down the mountain to Walnut Creek, North Gate. But it was worth it. The views down on the valley below are phenomenal, especially the sunsets. There are many, many trails to hike if you are in good shape. Bicyclers are always going up and down the main road (scary!). Not many critters to see though. If you want seclusion, great air, great views, don't mind dry-camping and don't have a big rig, this is a great place to decompress. See the web site for descriptions of the many other worthwhile places in the park. There are other campgrounds; Live Oak is at 1400 feet, with 22 sites, and an open area at the Junction Ranger Station has 6 sites. - User424
Feb 2017 - $25.00
My rate was monthly. The spot I got was awesome, a little close to the neighbors but had decent space as it was on the corner. The absolute worst management I have ever encountered in all my years traveling. The female manager is just a miserable person and makes sure to let you know it by being extremely rude and dishonest. It was such an upsetting experience, I will never go near there again. - Papa O
May 2010 - $30.00
This is mostly a mobile home park. There are sites for RVs and some have been there a very long time. The park is poorly maintained. The limited staff is friendly. It has very limited laundry. There is some train noise in the park. Likely would not stay there again. Parking a 40' MH was very difficult and I had to trim some trees to get in. - Workamper04
Nov 2017 - $25.00
The main lot was full and we were lucky enough to get into the overflow lot. It's a nice grassy area with trees surrounding it. We were there during the rainy season and knew that grass can get slippery or muddy when it rains heavily but we have a 5th wheel & a 4 wheel drive truck so we knew it wouldn't be a problem for us, and it wasn't. We enjoyed our stay and kept extending it until we had stayed an entire month. The staff was professional and easy to reach whenever we needed them. We plan on staying there again. - RoadRider
Nov 2017 - $25.00
We have stayed in this park 5 times over the last 2 years. The Camp Host is delightful and very helpful, and coordinates everything well. More sites have been added. Power, water & dump... no showers or bathrooms. What I really miss is having wifi, however we are now setting this up through our cell phone. The park is a safe spot to be in or leave one's RV. We come from Northern CA so the Hwy 160 river route to Antioch is both more enjoyable and faster than Hwy 80... about an hour and 10 minutes to Sacramento. This RV Park is about 40 minutes to Oakland/Berkeley depending upon traffic. Overall a score of about 95. - Peter Rhonda
Oct 2017 - $25.00
We stayed here two weeks. We stayed "out back" which is separate from the main RV park. This park is in the highest crime area of Antioch and the Gunshots we heard twice were two shooting incidents within two miles of us. No showers or toilets in that part of the park. I don't like writing a bad review but I truly felt unsafe at this park and would not recommend it. I was getting too nervous at this campground. The main part of the park is at the front of the fairgrounds near the main road. Our site was out in the back of the fairgrounds. Homeless people were living right at the fenceline of the fairground. We turned on the main lights at night to brighten the area. I couldn't see staying there any longer and moved my RV to a safer location. - Mike and April
Aug 2017 - $40.00
The road, after you leave Hwy 160 is a Levy Road which is very narrow.....no it is extremely narrow. If you like the wind this is the place for you. It seems to be a great place for wind surfing but I don't. Wouldn't ever stay their again. - RvStarShip
Jun 2017 - $40.00
This is a very nice campground that is out in the middle of nowhere. Access is down a long narrow bumpy levee road. The campground is very clean, with large, level, easy back-in sites. We were in a site that backed up to the levee. We could walk up to the top of the levee, cross the narrow road and be at the edge of the river. There are benches placed along the rivers edge. We were able to watch boats and windsurfers on the river. It can get very windy here. We used this location to visit my daughter in Walnut Creek, which was about a 30 minute drive from the campground. Crossing the Antioch bridge from south of the campground is a $5 toll for 2 axels. If you are towing a trailer it becomes $20. We aproached the campground from I5 and then cut over on the 12 and avoided the toll with the trailer. We had AT&T signal, there is no wifi or other amenities in the campground. The people that checked us in were very friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again. - corgi1
Jul 2016 - $40.00
For starters, yes, it is very windy here. Which in the summer is not a bad thing. The week I stayed here the temperatures hovered around 100 degrees each day so the winds were a welcome relief. The camp sites are spacious and paved. The bathrooms and facilities are clean and overall the campground is very, very clean. But there are some very real cons to staying here.
1.) This campground is located north of the Antioch Bridge, which crosses the San Joaquin River linking Antioch, California with Sherman Island in southern Sacramento County. This means every time you come back from the city to the campground you pay $5 toll to cross the bridge.
2.) There are no laundry facilities on site and the nearest laundromat is 10 miles away...and you pay a $5 toll coming back across the bridge.
3.) The gates to the RV park close at 10 PM. You can still drive in and out of the park after 10 PM, but the gates are not automatic, which means opening and closing them in high winds is a hassle. And they kind of highlight the fact that there are seedy people fishing along the canal adjacent to the RV park at night.
4.) Only UPS and FedEx deliver to the RV park. The USPS does NOT. So if you want deliveries you better make sure they are coming from UPS and FedEx ONLY. Remember, both services use USPS to deliver packages, too. So even if you think your supplies are coming from UPS and FedEx, they don't always arrive that way. Your only recourse is then driving 10 miles to the post office to pick up your packages.
5.) The road to and from the RV park on Sherman Island is bumpy. Very bumpy. You better drive 25 to 35 mph on that sucker or else everything in your cupboards will end up on the floor. I kid you not.
6.) Internet is not really available. There is a WiFI company that provides Internet to people who stay here, but for a fee. However, in the week I stayed there I was never ever able to connect. And according to one of the site managers, using is isn't cheap and it is super slow.
On the plus side, you get two nights free after paying for a 5 nights stay. - Johnny Blood
Mar 2016 - $25.00
The park itself sits on a quiet delta but be cautious of the road it is really neglected and there is a very large rise between the lower and levy road. Enter from the north end of the levy road not the one closest to the Antioch bridge. Mostly grassy sites with open views of the surrounding delta. A few days before we expected to arrive I called to make a reservation, offered up my credit card to secure it and the reservation agent said she didn't want our credit card information, only asking for out name and phone number. The length of our RV and how many in our party. Arrived at the park late-afternoon and no one was present so we proceeded into park. I walked up to front to search for a host to be met by a gentleman telling us they are booked solid through the 1st. I tell him we have a reservation to which he replies "we'll see about that". Save yourself a trip to this RV park if you have a conversion; management does not accept bus conversions or similar 'vintage' but well-maintained camping units. - N West
Jun 2014 - $15.00
Staff is friendly and they also are very helpful. Except for the wind and birds, there is no noise at the park but people driving off. I enjoyed the quiet and the people. Spaces are either in full sunlight or nestled in the tall trees. My spot had a tree that grew alongside the spot, so it was tricky backing into the site. Lots of birds, so bird droppings can be a problem. Would stay here again in a heartbeat. Rate is for monthly rate. Stayed 3 months. - Woolibaar
Nov 2010 - $48.00
The rate includes our small boat being docked. This is a pretty nice park/location as the Delta goes. I probably would not come here unless you had another reason to be on this area of the Delta. Gravel sites with good shade and large, mature trees. The sites on either side of us were open, but if they were occupied, there wouldn't have been a lot of room. It gets very windy even though the sites are lower than the levee. The road in is a very narrow levee road. The entrance to the road closer to the Antioch Bridge has a very steep narrow turn. The road coming in from near the Sherman/Brannan Island drawbridge is better. The owners were very helpful and friendly. - sigepsb
Jul 2016 - $35.00
Stayed in a site with FHU. Very narrow road inside park and site pad was narrow and short. Our site was on the side of the hill so everything off the pad was uneven but this is expected in a regional park. The park itself is gorgeous and you truly get the feel of being in the middle of nowhere. Sites were spaced far enough apart that we didn't hear our neighbors on either side. The road in is an older, narrow, winding road which was an adventure pulling our trailer up and down. We would definitely stay here on a visit to the Bay Area. - WoodShed22
Jul 2016 - $35.00
This campground is only 30 minutes from central Oakland. We were in site 12, which fit my 25' trailer just fine. My tow vehicle had to park perpendicular. Some of the RV/utility sites are close, and others are widely spaced. Ours was the latter - perhaps the best of the 12 utility sites in my opinion. The access roads are narrow and a bit twisty. Only the first 6 sites would probably work for a rig in the 30+ range. There are no facilities/playgrounds for children, but we did some hiking and spent the rest of our free time in Oakland or SF. There are a couple pig green grassy areas that are good for a ball game. The campground is very quiet. We saw turkeys, deer and raccoons. If you have a long haired dog, like I do - keep them out of the dry summer grasses. There are so many burrs and sticky seeds, it will be a disaster for your dog. Short hair dogs are probably fine. I checked, and there were lots of TV channels available for a broadcast antenna, but so many eucalyptus trees that a satellite dish might have problems. They were allowing campfires, so we indulged ourselves every night. I would happily stay here again. - SeaTeacher
Nov 2015 - $35.00
This park is about 20 miles from home for me so it was a great quick getaway. Some sites are pretty close to each other but on the edge of the loops you'll find lots of open space outside your door. The gun range is close, but was only background noise for us, and stops at 5:00pm so we were never bothered by it. You'll find a ton of hiking and biking trails, plus some pretty good fishing here.
Redwood Road is windy, and doesn't have much of a shoulder, but you'll find pullouts fairly often. Also, watch out for the cyclists, they're on the road any time of the day, every day of the week. In California you much give cyclists a 3 ft clearance when passing. - MadAdventures
Sep 2016 - $40.00
Nice state park, convenient access to the Delta. - JohnnyCash
Apr 2014 - $48.00
Great location and facilities but the people running the area don't answer phone nor do they return calls when you leave a message. Most of the time there was nobody in office at front gate to ask questions either. Fees are ambiguous; extra cars some signs say $8/night, others signs and people say $10/night. RV sites very close to each other and very small. Trees blocked exit out of RV area so i had to back out so I didn't damage my trailer. Tree also blocked access to dump station. People running place came by camp and rudely stated we must move a car parked on lawn, and couldn't wait for me to finish dinner before he "called in re-enforcements" to get us to move the car. All I wanted to do was finish my dinner. This was after the same people had driven by camp 5-6 times before and seen the same car parked there for the last 1.5 days and said nothing. - Toyhauler Comping
May 2011 - $40.00
We stayed in this park for one night on very short notice. We were fortunate and got a site with electric and water hookup. We found it very quiet, pleasant and enjoyable. It is on the Sacramento delta and the area is known for being windy. Be forewarned; awnings and other external equipment will be put to the test. There is no store on the site, but the town of Rio Vista is just 3 miles to the north and has supermarkets with just about everything you could need. They do have boat launching ramps and the fishing on the delta seems pretty good. We'd camp here again. - neuronz
Jun 2017 - $42.00
The employees were the friendliest I've ever encountered. Grounds were exceptionally clean, as they were constantly cleaning and watering. Restrooms were usually cleaned x2/day, and have recently been upgraded into what looks like 5-star hotel bathrooms. Many trees, such that it is easy to have your unit be in the shade, if you get there early, and if you make a reservation. I stayed over a couple of weeks and during the week it is slow, but on w/e's is booked. 40' rigs can park, but some spots can be difficult to maneuver when parking. Spots are more ideal for 36' rigs. No pull thru lots. - gypsydan
Nov 2016 - $40.00
Sites are miserable to level on. Nothing but mud and ruts, some areas haphardly filled in with boards. Bathrooms are disgusting, it's obvious whomever is supposed to clean them, doesn't use them. Right now the weather is in the 70's...not a boat in sight to be rented. Don't think you're going to explore the island, all privately owned, fenced off or just plain trashy. - Jahman
May 2016 - $40.00
We had a great time here at Sugar barge. There are a lot of RV sites. There are quite a few permanents here at the park (maybe 15% of those here). But all the sites are very clean. The restaurant is great for lunch or dinner (not open for breakfast). The restaurant is only open May through labor day. They welcome all breeds of dogs! It is a great family park where kids love to ride their bikes and just have a good time. Though there are a lot of great RV parks to explore in California, and we plan to check as many of them out as we would can, this would be a place we would love to come back to. The only draw back is there are mosquitos on occasion and one needs to keep an eye out for foxtails in regards to their dogs. We look forward to returning here in the future. :-) - luvdoggiez
Nov 2017 - $60.00
The price I paid was left over from a prior cancellation, when you cancel they do not give you your money back rather they keep it as a future deposit for camping. I am getting used to the prices that some of these campgrounds are getting now so what i used to consider highway robbery it's getting to be pretty much the norm .I have reviewed this campground several times over the years but either I'm looking through it with different eyes or excepting the fact that what I considered dirt I'm now looking at it as clean dirt, lol.The campground has raised its prices that you don't see any riff-raff in here anymore they can't afford it. Although didn't use them the restrooms appeared clean . Even on a busy car show weekend the campground was not full which that surprised me but I think it has a lot to do with the price they charge, there is no weekly or monthly rate it's strictly a daily rate per night. The hook ups work fairly good which are all in back of whatever you are camping in. We will probably use this park again due to the fact of its convenience to the fairgrounds. - monaco cruiser
Oct 2017 - $65.00
This is a county fairground park that has a section of the fairgrounds that provide a grassed area for many pull thru and back in sites with 30A and 50A with FHU available at grassed, level campsites. Check in is at a small office staffed by friendly people. Our reservation was waiting when we arrived with space already assigned. Sites are fairly close side to side, but my site was 80' long which provided space for my 40' Class A towing an 18' car hauler trailer with plenty of room to park my second vehicle in front with room to spare!!! Do not use a GPS direction because it will take you to the actual fairgrounds which is in a different location that the RV park. Locate Gate 12 off of Valley Ave. Water pressure was adequate. We did not use the park bathroom or showers so cannot review those facilities. Fee was $65/night for my long pull thru which is higher than I would want to spend, but for our purposes, the location was the key. Other parks in the area cannot support the length needed for my rig and RV parks are scarce in the Castro Valley, Pleasanton and Dublin areas. We would certainly return when in the area because of its location and length of pull thru sites. - kihei7
Sep 2017 - $40.00
Very tight spaces with little room to back in with a trailer, very tightly packed with many long time stays there. Quiet at night but we felt a bit unsafe. Stayed 2 nights only. - averybound
Jul 2017 - $22.00
Great place to relax and enjoy the Sacramento River. Nice and easy for walking or biking. Clean and well taken care of, host very helpful and friendly. - D'art campizard
May 2017 - $34.00
LEO rangers now civilian. Always out working on the grounds. Varying amounts of shade thru park. Now taking internet reservations. The bath houses are rustic, but spotless. Noticed F&G checking out the fisherpeople. The sheriff's deputies came through every day. My wife felt safe. Will stay again. - diceshooter60
Apr 2017 - $20.00
They do have free, hot water, handicapped shower available. Nothing fancy but great price and nice that it is close to town. - Madeline Haney