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15 RV Parks near Escalon, California
We did however find 15 campgrounds within 25 miles of Escalon. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Escalon in the left hand column.
Jan 2017 - $18.00
For Elks members only , very nice park eight pull through's possibly two more that exist but not sure, was told that if the area is full you can Boondock around the perimeter of the Elks Lodge parking as long as you're leaving early in the morning. I understand that as of January 1 2017 , rates are changing Modesto members $20 members at large $25 this is still a bargain since there is not too many options to park in or around Modesto. The access is simple off of Highway 99 very easy to get to definitely follow the instructions if heading east you will actually turn on Pentecost which dead ends into charity way which is kind of like a turnaround where the Elks Lodge is located . As far as the sites they are fairly level on a gravel dirt base which seem to drain real good they have a drywall out there for heavy winter rains but I'm thinking it could be a little dusty in the summertime not sure, winter time rain not a problem no mud exist. You are definitely in a rural area of North Modesto at this time not much out there so your experience is fairly quiet . The dump station is located as you are pulling out all on a asphalt area for a clean no mess experience, very nice, drainage and slope is excellent. The lodge is very nice updated has an excellent lounge and seems to be more in touch with the times then some of the other lodges we have visited. We will stop here again when in the area. - monaco cruiser
Oct 2017 - $15.00
I had heard bad things about this campground because of noisy crowds and crowded conditions during the summer, however, the $15 senior rate, even for non-residents, and the fact it had full hookups for that rate caused me to give it a try for one night on my way to Yosemite. For positives, the sites were adequately spread out, and I was able to find an open site for satellite TV. Verizon signal was excellent for both voice and data. Sites and roads were paved and the place was only about 10% occupied on a weeknight. I was told that even weekends in fall and winter are not crowded because there is no swimming or water contact activities allowed on the lake during fall, winter, or spring. I came in without a reservation and basically had my pick of sites. For negatives, the power went out in the middle of the night, but it was a campground-wide event, not just my site. By the time I left at 9:00 am, the power company was already digging up and repairing the break. The biggest negative is that this place needs some grounds maintenance. There is nothing but dirt between sites--any grass or ground cover having been worn away by heavy usage. Leaves need to be raked, and trash raked and picked up. There were a lot of small things like bottle caps, smashed cans, and bits of paper and other things hiding underneath the leaves that blew around. You could tell the place had had a rough summer. However, I will still probably come back here occasionally when I am looking for a quiet place to rest for a few days. - judy_online
Sep 2016 - $15.00
This is the first time we stayed at Woodward since the "upgrades" to the RV sites. We camped on T-Island which is right on the lake. We have been camping here for 10+ years and this is the first time on the island as it didn't have full hookups before. Nice shady spots. We only camp during weekdays because of the chaos on the weekends.
Did not appreciate paying the service $8 for the privilige of making a reservation and did not appreciate the 4pm check in the hot part of the day. - JOE & DEE DEE
Jul 2016 - $15.00
RV here during the summer. We like to row. This year the reservoir is so low it's like the irrigation districts are draining it. This leaves the "beaches" slimmy and algae ridden :(. Nice park otherwise. - kdanzi
Apr 2015 - $30.00
This is a great campground at the right time of year if your rig is small. Many sites along the Stanislaus River in riparian forest. Trailer size limit is 21 ft. and motorhome limit is 24 ft. Lots of mature trees to provide shade but the area gets very hot in the summer. Pads are asphalt. - oldmac
Jun 2018 - $45.00
We visited this park after a long day on the road. Saw a Cal Trans sign that said "RV Park". We stayed twice, once on the way to Reno and again on the way home. The park had pull through sites with 50 amp service. There is a swimming pool but we did not use it. We were in a hurry and needed a place to rest over night. It was hot so I wanted to run the AC but not the generator. We were on an hurried trip so did not use the facilities besides the rest room. Lots of grass there. Easy access. Satellite dish worked fine. - Grover48
Jan 2018 - $35.00
We spent one night here. The value was just OK due to the lack of wifi in the park. They do have two hot spots but we prefer to stay in the fifth to do our web surfing. The cable TV was just OK; not stellar. The receptionist was very pleasant. - murphysranch
Jul 2017 - $5.00
We stayed at French Camp for 9 months while working in the area. Facility is a bit dated but certainly has sufficient bathrooms and shower area. Pool and spa are available with large dogs runs for each small and larger dogs. The area is convenient enough with good access to 99 and I5. There isn't much to do close to the park and Manteca is the closest city with doesn't really have much either. As we got near the end of our stay at French Camp (which is one of the primary motivators behind why we left) electricity issues with the park began to become troublesome. We would lose electricity in the middle of the day and night which the park staff said was related to transfer gear overheating. The outages continued day and night for weeks and while we are working nights and its 100+ degrees its tough to lose cooling for two hours and wake up between shifts. The manager of the park was very available for any issue after hours and gave me his personal number so as to bypass the answering service. The park is card key access and has a full time security after dark so safety isn't much of an issue even being so close to the freeway. The golf course and driving range are closed. Do not expect to place golf in any way here. - redhedmedic
Nov 2013 - $15.00
This is a military only Famcamp located on the Defense Logistics Depot. The phone number is for the base police. There is no phone number for the campground as there is no campground manager and no reservations are accepted. The base police were extremely helpful to us over the phone and can tell you if there are RV spaces available or not. At $15 a night it is a great bargain for full hookups on grassy sites. There is an "iron ranger" since there is no park manager. There are tons of trains all around the area so if train noise is a problem for you maybe you should skip this place. We found the train noise at night to be minimal and acceptable. We were told by the base police and several base employees that the RV park may be closing in September 2014, so call before you go. We would definitely stay here again. - Don Geidel
Nov 2017 - $45.00
This is not a RV Park for people on vacation. The people who stay here live here and they are not retirees. The bathrooms are probably 60 years old and have not been improved since. They were clean but you did not want to use them. The sites do not come with tables. I would suggest No one visit this place. - Cynthia2156
Jun 2007 - $21.00
Where to began? We pulled in this park dubious about all the trash, old trailers, and general skid row look to the place. We were shown our site on the water and decided to try to make the best of it. While hooking up we kept getting whiffs of a funky smell and assumed it was coming from the uncapped sewer hookup. After hooking sewer up and still getting a smell we called the camp host over to have a look/sniff. Well he ran some water down the line but afterwards told us the smell was most likely from when the wind blew the wrong way from the cesspool 100 yards farther down the road. Do I have to go on? We tried to ignore it and hoped it would be only momentary, but during the night we (my wife and I) were both woken by a horrible overwhelming methane odor. We hauled out the next morning after paying 1 week in advance. The camp host said "NO" to our refund request. We wouldn't camp even near here again. - Randx
Feb 2018 - $1.00
There hasn't been a review here in a while for the TT Turtle Beach. We arrived here with low expectations after visiting another California TT that left us pretty disappointed. BUT we were impressed with the welcome we got from the front office that checked us in. Very informative, very pleasant. We chose a site (as it is the usual custom at a TT campground) in the section we were asked to be in. Our site was water and electric only. Electrical worked fine and water pressure was decent as well. Sites are spacious enough and we really enjoyed the quiet location (a few trains don't bother us). Wifi in the lounge worked great too! You are about 90 minutes away from San Francisco - quite a stretch, but a good home base nonetheless without the cramped campgrounds closer to SF. Gated entrance. Narrow and curvy road coming into the campground; don't despair, it is not a dead end street, you will see the TT sign at the last curb before entrance! - chantalcnrobw
Aug 2016 - $46.00
We stopped overnight, not using the amenities such as the lake.
Sites are first come first serve, we arrived late afternoon on a weekend and were stuck with a spot with no shade and lots of army ants, but at least we had a site with electrical.
Staff was not helpful when MapQuest left us stranded. - jkr
Jul 2016 - $1.00
Enjoyed this park again, we have stayed here before and glad to see it kept up, to many parks seem to be going downhill these days. Congratulations to the management team.
Large spots plenty of shade good power and clean water! - Ray O
Mar 2018 - $25.00
We decided to use this park as an overnighter. The previous reviews made it sound ideal. Access to the park from I-5 is good. The road to the park is a bit narrow (no shoulder) but not a problem. Parameter roads are paved and plenty wide. Sites as asphalt with a sheltered table, fire pit and services to the left rear. All well placed. The park is very well laid out. So far so good. This place could be a ten. Now the bad. We have never felt so uncomfortable in all our years of traveling. There are so many permanents here and they appear to be destitute. Small, very old travel trailers full of junk (no tow vehicle in sight). There was an old Class A with a chair on it's roof, kids toys strewn everywhere, the hood was propped open with wires etc hanging out and the smell was disgusting. We would not walk our dog near there after one turn! There are people living out of cars. This is a scene out of Deliverance. I understand that some folks are down on their luck and need a place to stay but the Host needs to step in and get the placed cleaned up. There was also quite a bit of doggy do around. We did not see the host at all. There are no restaurants or stores within walking distance. This gem is a disaster! We paid $26.00 (inc $1.00 for the dog) and will not return. - Rollin Ollens
Nov 2017 - $27.00
We found it clean and quiet and surrounded by farms. We needed to find a good layover spot on our trips north and this is definitely going to be one of them. We found our site well set up and very usable. - Californiamini
Nov 2016 - $25.00
This is a hidden gem. Well away from any traffic noise, a very peaceful spot on the San Joaquin river. We were here off season and enjoyed our stay. Camp is below a river levee so you don't have a river view. Least expensive we found in the whole area. - John & Aleda
Oct 2013 - $25.00
This campground is off the beaten path . It was almost deserted this time of year. The reservoir makes the setting quite lovely. You can sit close to the water and watch the ibis try to catch fish. The weekend brings local families and fishermen. It is quite dusty but if you want a break from the crowds this is it. - Lee and Paul
Nov 2009 - $20.00
This is a great park for the price. We stayed here in the months of November and December. It was quiet and peaceful. It only has 30 amp service but that was sufficient during this time of year. Lots of fishing and easy access in and out of the park. - crownblackdiamond
Mar 2009 - $23.00
About 150 full hook-ups. Paved interior roads. Each site has a concrete pad for parking rig and pad for picnic table. Discounts offered for senior citizens, disabled and disabled veterans, the latter no cost. There was a torrential downpour when we arrived so there was lots of standing water in puddles. Very few campers at this time of the year, perhaps, 7-8 with several appearing to be there for lodging rather than recreation. Could be improved in my mind were the concrete pad connected to the paved road with asphalt, thus eliminating some of the muddy areas. Rest rooms nothing to get excited about with stainless steel fixtures. Several separate shower areas. Web site shows all things available, including water skiing. - artiemeek