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50 RV Parks near North Palm Springs, California
Nov 2018 - $49.00
Well, this one place I won't come back to. We were visiting friends close by so picked this place. Wrong. The office person was really gushy to the folks in front of me who were staying for the winter, but when it came to me, as an overnighter, it was night and day. She told me I was supposed to ask for a Good Sam rate. I didn't see a sign anywhere saying they were! So she got upset because she had to redo paperwork. I asked about the bathroom codes, she told me to read the site map...no directions marked on the site map either. I asked about the wifi....no comment. The back in site was OK to fit my 24 ft trailer without disconnecting. The bushes either side give privacy. The concrete pad location was sited that in order to put my slide out I had to put my wheels on the pad, like most of the other sites I saw. The wifi was good 50ft from the office then died, even with booster, there was nothing to boost. The interior roads are in rough shape and the rental place next door woke us at 5:30 am. - Tonyl
Feb 2018 - $42.00
Stayed for a week. Not a bad park, nice pool & spa, lots of activities for RVers to partake in. Went with a group (7) and they did everything to keep us close together. Great staff. Lots of snowbirds stay there but plenty of room for nightly stays. Convenient to all areas of Palm Springs. Only problem we noticed is the rental yard next door up and at em early early during the week with beep beep beep from vehicles moving around. - dcfam
Jan 2018 - $50.00
No frills, older park needing upgrades. Bathrooms clean but needs remodeling. The proximity to town makes it a good place to stay but definitely not a "resort"! Roads/sites mostly gravel and area dusty. - Stephenb
Jun 2018 - $47.00
Disappointed! This is a beautiful park with 1,o3o spaces yet the majority are park models. We squeezed into the spot they gave us (had to unhook the tow first) and there were no other RVs on the east side. Felt really out of place. Drove down to their restaurant and had a burger. We were the only ones there. Guess I should have made sure it said "RV" Resort. - Possumvalleybrndr
Apr 2018 - $26.00
They worked to find a spot that would fit our long (65') rig. It was a very nice site with a wash behind us. The problems with the resort is that it is meant mostly for staying in a park model. The streets are narrow, so parking a longer rig is difficult. We had a problem with our cable connection. Calling the office didn't solve the problem, so they promised a repair person would come out to fix the problem. The repair person never showed. - Raquel
Apr 2018 - $26.00
I spent a month here. Spent the first week in amongst the park models. After a disagreement with a neighbor I requested a move. Next site was much better in the mostly transient area of the resort. First site was very hard to back into due to cars parked on the street. I found the long term residents cordial but not overly friendly. Forget about star gazing at night even though there is nothing around the resort due to number of lights in the resort. If you want to receive mail or packages you must rent a mailbox for $10. Laundry cards are needed and you can only recharge the card in the East laundry room. Wind is pretty constant in the valley. You have to drive a bit to go shopping. - jnateg
Apr 2018 - $20.00
This campground is just inside the park boundary, but does not have vehicle access to the rest of the park. There are numerous hiking trails and it is close to services in the town of Yucca Valley. The campground is on a slope. There is water available and in the bathrooms. The nature center has some books/gifts available and there is a ranger present. The interior roads are in rough shape but navigable. - Dan C
Feb 2018 - $20.00
This campground is just outside Natl. Park and has several trails starting right in the campground. Visitor Center staff is very nice and helpful. No showers, and bathrooms are messy with no soap or a way to dry hands. Just after staff cleans bathrooms, they are fine but seem to be messed up within an hour. Mostly tent campers here, so weekends were noisy til quiet hours at 10 pm. During the week was much quieter. It was uncommonly cold and windy the middle two weeks of February (lows in the 20s at night) so lots of folks cancelled and we had the park pretty much to ourselves during the week. Loved the WiFi at the Visitor Center and the extremely helpful and friendly staff. The park is old with terrible roads and uneven sites. But the Mountain Views and the gorgeous Joshua Trees made up for that. You can stay in this campground for a week, hiking every day and never enter the park, but I recommend that you do enter the park and see the rock formations and other dramatic landscape. It's a national park like no other. - Odysseer
Jan 2018 - $10.00
Black Rock campground is on the northwest corner of Joshua Tree National Park. The campground is inside the park, and there are some very nice hiking trails nearby, but to get to the main part of the park, you'll drive about 15 miles east through the town, to get to the actual park entrance. The advantage of being on the edge of the park and next to the town is that cell service is excellent. The disadvantage is that it doesn't feel like "Joshua Tree." You're not in the rocks like at most of the other Joshua Tree campgrounds. The campground itself is okay. Not fancy, no amenities. The interior roads are in terrible shape. A crew was filling potholes the entire time we were there, but I think it was a battle they were not going to win. Our site was fine, but some sites are not level. There is a dump station for an extra $5. - AnnP
Dec 2017 - $50.00
Access to the park is not so good. The tail of our coach scraped going in (as have many others from the scars left behind). There is a rear access...it is worse. The office was open but no one around. There was not a bell or any means of attracting the attention of the management. Finally, a young man emerged. He was pleasant and informative. He apologized for the poor internet that was available. He suggested that we keep an eye out for coyotes if we were to walk our dog outside of the park. There is no other place to walk them. We did not receive a hard copy receipt. We had a choice of e-mail or text if we wanted a record.
Our site #1 was small and very unlevel but we were able to make it work. Hookups were to the left and in good condition W, P & S but no cable connection. (It is advertised). When asked about cable TV we were told we were welcome to watch the office TV. It has cable. The grounds we neat and tidy. There is only concrete and dirt though and that's okay, it is in the desert. If there was a pool we did not see one nor was one mentioned at check in. The clientele are mostly permanents but their sites were tidy. The internet was non existent. We could not log on and we were right across from the office.
Had we not been on the road all day, we would have asked for our money back and stayed at a Walmart. This is a $20.00 per night park at best. All it has going for it is the power, water and sewer.
Not located in the nicest part of town. We paid $56.74 ($49.99 + $5.75 tax) and we will never be back. - Rollin Ollens
May 2017 - $45.00
This is a tiny park and with few amenities. Space they had reserved for my trailer was not big enough, although they insisted it was, and we could not stay there. Some spaces looked to be reasonable size; all were back-in; and most looked to be seasonal. The space reserved for us was in front of the admin/laundry/meeting building and our hitch would have stuck out into the lane; and no room for the truck. They charged me 2 nights anyway per their policy. Beware if you make a reservation! From what I saw, the place looked relatively clean. Pool was tiny. - AL Sojourner
May 2016 - $40.00
Have been staying here once a month for my husband's Dr. Appts. the Asst. Mgr. is the best very friendly and helpful, but the owner's son is hard to deal, he has taken over business and intimidates and makes you very uncomfortable. He has let things go around the grounds. It now has lots of weeds and stickers, showers need a good cleaning, animal droppings not picked up on the grounds, and he doesn't give the discounts advertised. - Cherishedgirls
May 2012 - $0.00
We were on our way west and stopped for fuel at the Morongo Travel Center. We then decided to boondock in their parking lot. The lot is asphalt and relatively level and located at the far back of the casino/hotel. Park perpendicular to the marked parking spaces for an easier level. The experience was much nicer than our previous stays at the casinos in the Indio area, and about 15 degrees cooler for this time of the year. We would have no problem staying here again. The price reflected is actually zero, but of course you don't factor in what's spent at the casino. They also have casino shuttles that occasionally come through the parking lot, but it's not a long walk from the parking lot to the casino and restaurants. - James T
Jan 2012 - $0.00
This is a big parking lot behind the casino. I followed the signs to "RV Parking" and that isn't the overnight parking. The shuttle van drove up as we pulled in and cheerfully guided us to the correct lot. He told us we could stay as long as five nights. There is a dumpster available. There are train tracks in the area, but far enough away that the trains were barely noticeable. When you sign up for a player's card in the casino, each of you gets a card good for $10 in the casino restaurants. This is a very convenient stopover along I-10 just west of Palm Springs. - Denali
Jun 2018 - $1.00
This was an adventure! It was difficult to navigate the road up the mountain to get into with a 28'. I would definitely suggest daytime driving. The problem is the whizzers around the curve. We drove through Idyllwild on the way back and this was a lot easier to maneuver. The park itself is a challenge to find easy spots to get into, but it was worth the challenge. It is an interesting park being tucked up in the mountains and the trip to Idyllwild is definitely a must. The people are so friendly and dog friendly shops. We did lose the top of our fridge vent so be remember where you go go into you must come back out of. No internet except for the laundry areas. Take plenty of quarters. - ralinda
May 2015 - $1.00
I was one night at this park. It happened to be fogged in so I did walk the area, I could only see about 200 feet.
My site was nice, and spacious in the woods. I was next to a long term renter.
This entire park is nestled in the woods, among trees and boulders. Driving through here in a big RV or with a big trailer is not for the faint of heart. My 24 foot van was no problem.
The road in is a pretty steep hill.
The Rangers that checked me in were very friendly and offered plenty of good advice about navigating the many roads in the park. - StormRunner
Oct 2014 - $1.00
Nice wooded park. We were up top near the pool in a nice 50 amp site. Park was fairly empty because it was starting to get cooler. Many things to do in the area and casino's aren't too far away. We enjoyed our week long stay. - acampingfan
Sites: 33 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 6 Reviews
Jun 2017 - $35.00
We reserved our site online. It was difficult getting the trailer in due to the angle of the road to the spacious site. After that feat was accomplished we enjoyed our stay there. I would definitely come back to camp here but choose a site that works better for our trailer. The location can't be beat. Loved the break from the heat being in the mountains. - arteacher
May 2017 - $51.00
We were only able to be here one night while traversing the country from Orlando to LA. Very pretty place to be. We intend to come back for a week. The town of Idyllwild is just outside the park and looks like great place to check out. It took us an hour to get up the mountain and an hour to get down. Fairly steep with a winding road. The road provides turn outs every couple of miles so you can allow the faster vehicles, not towing a trailer, to pass. - Pietrzyk
Apr 2017 - $35.00
Awesome park. Walk to downtown Idyllwild. Stayed in Sp-26, now a full-HU site w/sewer. The other electric sites are being upgraded and most are now 30amp. Lots of shade and growth, well spaced, semi-private. Very pleased, will stay here again !! - Nevada Nick
Dec 2018 - $95.00
First let me say that this resort is a 10 if you are looking just at amenities. It is very beautiful and right now it is very green. Everything is clean and well kept. That said, check-in was not friendly. The sites are extremely short and tight. Luckily, this time of year the park is fairly empty so there is no one in close proximity to my rig. If this park were full the rigs would be very close together and most parking would have to be offsite. As I am not one who uses the amenities, I did not find this to be worth the price. - Freedom Bus
Jun 2018 - $65.00
Made better time than expected so started calling for reservations when got near Palm Springs area. Either facilities were closed for the weekend or didn't answer the phone so were glad to reach a real person. Unfortunately directions provided were very vague even when called the second time for more details so we were very glad when we found it. Luckily I had been given the gate code. Thankful for tall trees giving shade as it was 106 at arrival. Pool was in full sun so couldn't enjoy it. Very clean bathroom with a ledge preventing water from flowing into drying area. Only negative is train noise ongoing through the night. - RetiredUSN
Jun 2018 - $96.00
This park is amazingly clean. The first time we ever stayed here it was so dry and brown (due to the water shortage), but over the last few years it is a lot more green. Very clean and the pull thru spots are nice and private. We like the side where the pools are and not so much the overflow camping. It was fine, but we really like it on the other side. We've stayed in multiple spots and have always been happy. There is a commuter type train that runs every 10-15 minutes at times which can be annoying, however, at least it's not like a freight train that honks it's horn all the time. Our pets love it here too, some cute little fenced in dog runs. If I remember there is a large one on the side where the storage is. The pools are beautiful, there's a family pool and an adult pool, there is also tennis and golf there. I really do love staying here, unless it's like 115 degrees. - Maxandginger
Oct 2018 - $30.00
As a member; daily rate N/A. Nice & Clean Park. Great Security for all. Areas are sectional for 30A/50A. The 50A lots are either a) partial asphalt/ sandy/sunny or b) concrete, private and shady in rear of lot. If you are fortunate to obtain a rear lot..... peaceful & quiet. No wifi/no cable. - Windman69
Apr 2018 - $72.00
This park was once a date orchard and spacing between sites is governed by where the trees are growing. Due to a drought situation, the sites are mostly dry (dusty) dirt and paved RV parking area. Staff is very helpful and friendly, but I thought this was an over-priced stop on our cross country trip. Sites are a mix of pull-thru and back-in and are not assigned, just offered on a first come, first served basis. - Dunwoodyradio
Apr 2018 - $1.00
This park was a dump! Very dirty, a homeless encampment along one side (staff at gate told to us to stay away from that area as things from RVers have been stolen), very, very tight turning, making it almost impossible going around campground, as well as trying to turn into a campsite with our 35' FW! Wish we would have listened to others about the overall condition of this park! - CJ2263
Feb 2016 - $10.00
Not really a full review after only 24 hours here, in the winter, but the campground is quiet and looks clean and well-maintained and I'd definitely return.
There are some things I wanted to mention because I did not see them elsewhere:
(1) Verizon service is good throughout the whole park.
(2) This park is not really in Banning itself, but 12 miles up the winding mountain road toward Idyllwild. Don't be fooled into thinking that this is not slightly scary to get to.
(3) Dig out your jack pads before you come, because the sites are asphalt (wish I'd planned ahead!)
(4) The sites are laid out in an unusual pattern, with groups of both back-in and pull-thru sites in short "nodes", with lots of grassy spaces between nodes. It strikes me that this is one of the best arrangements I've ever seen for family groups with multiple RVs, or small groups traveling together.
(5) The sewer connections are exactly 3" in diameter and threaded on the outside. I had nothing - including my 4-in-1 slip adapter - which would fit these. I guess you need a rubber seal connector and that's the only thing that works? Just come prepared.
As with Thousand Trails parks, you pick your spot. But when I called the office to give them my site number, they refused to take it over the phone. She said I had to give them that information in person?!
I have no toad and it's a long walk back, so I guess they'll have to live without it. That's been my only negative experience here. - Karen On The Road
Aug 2015 - $40.00
Very clean park with over 800 camping spots, two pools one for children and one for adults, bar, resturant and snack bars at each pool. I dont recommend camping here in August due to the heat. We will be back. - snarlin
Jul 2014 - $10.00
This is a membership park. It's in a great location, a huge campground, plenty of area for walking, lots of trees and grass, plenty of birds if you like to put out feeders, nice sized spaces with good wifi (for a fee). One of our favorite spots when in California. It's steep and winding getting to and from the park, but worth the trouble to get there. - NoPlaceLikeRoam