7 Parks near Sacramento, California
Jan 2016 - $40.00
Last time we stayed here, it was for a few days, and we felt it was worth it. This time, a couple of years later, it was just an overnight stop, and we felt it wasn't worth it. The traffic getting to the park, even at 1:30 in the afternoon, was horrendous -- bumper to bumper with inadequate signage on I-80 (Bus) from the west. A nightmare. The lady at the desk was not helpful in explaining our options. The paved lot, closer to showers etc., is ridiculously sloped. The gravel lot was better, but our site still had quite a slope to it and it took us some time to get level. The wifi worked fine and it is close to the river and shopping. The showers are basic, could use some tuning up, but the water is hot and the pressure is good. We won't stay here again for a one-nighter, we'll keep on going to some place where access is better. - mlbw
Dec 2015 - $32.00
There is an adult park in the area that we usually stay at. However, this trip I wanted very easy access to the American River bike trail right from the RV. This park has that. Check in was fast and easy (my wife loved Mabel the cat). The first area of paved sites slopes too much for my comfort so we opted for the gravel area in the back. How much your jacks have to level you at gravel sites has a lot to do with how much previous rigs have disrupted it, but our site was dead on. Power pedestal was located at a very convenient location for our 37' Class A. I pulled right in, dinghy still attached, everything right where I wanted it. This isn't a park where one sits outside & enjoys the view. The aforementioned, very popular, multi-use trail however, is right here. (Users should check TripAdvisor first. I will suggest that, for safety sake, upon reaching the actual trail, you only proceed to the left, not the right.) A boatload of eateries are an easy drive away. Chick-Fil-A & Cheesecake Factory are just two we patronized. Many very nice parks have periodic issues with bike theft in Ca. Expo now has night time security to address this. Propane is available for delivery to your site. Newspapers can be purchased by the office. There is no store associated with park, but you are in the middle of a big city, not the Sierra. Places abound where supplies can be found. Provided Internet was rather inconsistent. - biosensai
Nov 2015 - $22.00
Great staff. Security does a good job, we never felt unsafe, nothing disappeared. Sites are a little tight, but the park was never more than 1/2 full. I got level with 2-2x8s Campground hosts were wonderful. 30 night maximum. - LMH
Jul 2012 - $25.00
Do not even pull in to this campground. It's noisy at all hours of the night with motorcycles, loud cars, and fireworks. The homeless people wander through the park night and day digging in the dumpsters and stealing anything that's not locked. My daughter lost her bicycle. The Wi-Fi will not connect and only shows 1 bar when it shows anything. The only thing going for this park is friendly staff and the price. - possumtrotky
Jul 2011 - $25.00
Manager and Maintenance Man were great -- so helpful, friendly. Long-term and short-term/overnight sites. Close to light rail. Shadier in long-term area. Have just planted trees at sites in front. Nice laundry room. We felt safe as they personally checked out every vehicle coming into park. I didn't remember the rates - inexpensive. We will stay here whenever in Sacramento. - deb.williams
May 2015 - $17.00
Price reflects weekly (minimum stay) rate of $130- extra days were $27.50 each.
If you are self sufficient & have your own internet, this is a great park with large sites well set out with privacy from tree & gardens. Good value for nice setting. This is a mobile home park which is being converted to a RV Park - mostly RV's now. The park felt safe and has supermarkets and services nearby.
The down side is if you require internet, you need to go to the club house. The main restrooms appear to be shut down with just a single very dated shower/toilet (each) available which forms part of the clubhouse. Cleaning appears to be once a week.
We had no response to emails or telephone messages left requesting a reservation and had to keep ringing until we got through (Office hours 10-5 only). There is also quite a few sirens due to closeness to highway patrol.
We would stay here again. - Kiwigirl
Sep 2014 - $18.00
Best kept secret RV resort in the Sacramento area. We truly loved staying here. Plenty of space between RV's. Nearly every space has a large shade tree and grass all around. Pool table is available in the Rec Room but no swimming pool. Numerous fast-food restaurants are within a short walk. ARCO gas station right next door for last minute items like milk, chips, etc. Our only minor issue was the busy street that the RV resort is located on. A little tricky getting in and out. Other than that, I'd surely give the place 10 stars. Very secure. The on-site manager truly runs a tight ship and keeps this place safe and immaculate and extremely well maintained. Very friendly people all around the park. Made lots of friends. We stayed here for over six months. We'd stay here anytime while in the Sacramento area. Excellent!! - Sunset1947
Oct 2013 - $30.00
This is a nice clean park. Since it is near a major street it can be a little noisy. It has very few amenities and grocery shopping is about 7 miles away. There is a Target and a Walgreens near by. Plenty of fast food. The manager does not seem to like animals. We were feeding a couple of feral cats and he did not like that at all. Instead of coming a talking to us in a civilized way, he knocked on the door and as soon as my husband opened the door the manager began yelling at him. He has people who watch and report to him so our concern for the cats finally caused us to decide to find another RV park. As long as you abide by the manager's rules, you should have no problems. - Park Visitors
Apr 2008 - $32.00
This is an older park, but it is being maintained adequately. The campground host was very helpful. There is some disparity between the name in TrailerLife directory and the campground's website versus the park signage you actually will see when you drive up. Either it is *becoming* "Sacramento Shade RV Park", or it *used to be* called that, but as of today's date (4/2008) it is "Oak Haven RV Park". Although the park is close by the highway, the park is actually pretty quiet. VERY convenient access to downtown Sacramento, Old Town, and Arden Mall. This park seems oriented more to full-time residents than transient RV'ers. - JimF
Oct 2015 - $49.00
This RV park proves that a business is only as good as the person in the front office.
We've RV'd from Alaska to Texas and have not, thankfully, received anything near the ignorance and incompetence we encountered here.
My hubby booked ahead over the phone for three nights in this park. We got an email to give us a confirmation number, nothing more - no instructions or directions and certainly no lot/pad number. Arrived at 6:30 PM to discover the office locked. Looked around for any sign of communication for us. (Some sheet with our surname in large print was the least we should expect.) Nada! We phoned the number listed for the office. No response to our message. We picked an empty lot and got ourselves parked with some effort. Hooked up to the power, but no access to washrooms, pool, or WiFi due to no information provided. Went to bed thinking we'd done our best and hadn't disturbed anyone. Hubby walked over to the office just across from us at about 10 AM. He was 'greeted' by the manager who turned bad into worse. After a complete display of idiocy in front of others in the office, he ordered us out of the park "in ten minutes" and began to call the police. We happily took our leave. As yet, we have not had a return of the money. (as of October 26/15)
The owner of this property needs to be aware of this manager's conduct and that his employee stole two nights accommodation from his business when he ordered us out for no cause.
As a traveler, give this one a pass. It's not worth the aggravation to deal with someone like this.
We found this a very cramped park. It was difficult for us to move around inside the park pulling the trailer as lots were so full that vehicles were parked on the streets. Also a contortion to park. It is a very noisy location due to its proximity to the interstate. The entrance into the park is a tight turn and it is on a busy street. We did not get to see any of the facilities that we paid for nor did we get to test out the 'free WiFi' as we were not provided password/access codes. We could see the swimming pool near the entrance but could not make use of it. The lot we found was graveled and level and had a cement pad on one side. There were shade trees around the site. The park is not in the best of neighbourhoods but it is fenced and the park has some street lights. The park appears to be more of a manufactured home park than an RV park. - carliewired
Sep 2015 - $49.00
When we arrived in Sacramento we were sorely disappointed in the RV parks. Sac Shade is an older park, but newly managed. The owner is upgrading landscaping, pool, etc. which gives this park a huge plus from all other parks in the area. It's a snap to get onto I-80, shopping and shopping. The Internet connection (provided by the park) is an issue ~ very sporadic. - lvscoffee7
May 2015 - $49.00
The park is a nice older park. They are doing many upgrades, but beware it is I think, only good for motorhomes 25' or less. I think it would be tight to get even a 25 TT in. There is parking on both sides of the street and I had to take care with my 25' Class C. (no tow). That said it is a park with mostly full timers, friendly people. Park has good Verizon signal, cable with about 20+ stations, and reasonably good wifi. Good for an overnighter with a small motor home. If you tow disconnect at the office. The new management is making many improvements and it is a nice park for the right motorhome. There are many places to eat within a few miles and many stores in the area. - wtravlr1
Sep 2015 - $35.00
We could not maneuver our 40' motorhome into this park. The manager called us earlier in the day and because we were arriving late (8pm), instructed us to make a "quick right" into the park. We had never stayed here before and came in from Consumnes River Blvd. Big mistake. The road is narrow and dark with low hanging branches all along the way. The 'quick right' was virtually impossible. A woman ran out to meet us and told us to continue another half mile to turn around to enter from the north. Even after doing that, our 20 year RVing experience told us the steep entrance road was too risky especially at night. We opted to dry camp overnight at a nearby Home Depot. - billandmemakes3
Jul 2014 - $25.00
Lots of space between camp sites. Most visitors stayed at least a few nights so not so much in and out activity which was nice. Lower level has well placed mature trees for good shading Delta breezes to cool off. Great view of river. Marina has small swimming area to dip. Office staff very helpful, accommodating and friendly, the type of people you always want to find at campgrounds/RV parks. Laundry on site (2 washers, 2 dryers). Wi-Fi spotty if far from marina office but it is free so sit yourself outside office on the deck to watch the sunset while you surf the net. Rate is unbeatable. $25 day is weekly rate. Convenient location to shopping for necessities (Nuggett food, Lowe’s, Target, Earth First). Lower level does not have sewer hook up. Four full bathrooms available, 3 keyed (pay $15 deposit), one available to EVERYONE so avoid that particular unit. Lower level entry a bit steep. Our site required two layers of levelers on one side. Most other sites used some kind of leveling adjustment as parking was on grass. Upper level in full sun and mostly permanent residents (some units very old). Ownership heavily waters during summer heat to cool down camp area. This created an ant invasion every watering. Some road noise from River Road but dies down at night time. We had extended stayed due to having business and family in the area. We would gladly return for shorter stays but no sewer hook up does gets old. There is dump station but you have to exit lower level, go down the road at least a mile to turn around, enter upper level camp area, then exit upper level, go down the road at least a mile to turn around around to come back to enter the lower level. - THTH
Jun 2013 - $35.00
Nice park you would never know its there. VERY close to downtown Sac- but far away. Check in is OK- Ft counter folks are kinda happy your there. Lots of shade/ weak wifi, but we have stayed here a few times, and keep coming back- Lots of shopping/food within a few miles. Old Sac, 10 min away. We will keep coming back. Fun to watch all the boat traffic on the river. - Tredguy
Sep 2015 - $1.00
We actually didn't stay there. We were told by the Asst. Mgr. that it was first come first serve, no reservations. When we arrived the manager said they were full up. The manager was very nice and sorry about what we were told. Due to it being a gated park, we had to drive through to be let out the other side. Please note this park is not set up for large RV's even though the Asst. Mgr said it was. It is mostly filled with live ins and 1/2 the park is mobile homes. It is in a really bad neighborhood. - judyk
Aug 2009 - $33.00
This place is ok, sort of. It's one of the few places around so, any port in the storm. It's in a bad part of town but they do have a security gate. Mostly permanent residents with what seems to be a bunch of illegals right outside the gate milling around waiting for the bus. The office staff was nice to us. Our site was gravel but it was level. Showers were old but clean. Wi-Fi was good, fast and never dropped out. Camp here if you have business in the immediate area - -otherwise I'd suggest that you find another spot. - Jake67
Aug 2009 - $32.00
It was a pleasant surprise to find a park where we had adequate room to back into a space without fear of hitting anything. All hookups were in good condition. The Wi-Fi worked great. Spaces are rock with a concrete patio with table. It would be a little dusty for long term stays. Shade is only on long term sites. The people here were very nice. - The Alberts