32 Parks near San Jacinto, California
Feb 2016 - $35.00
Small little fishing lake. I enjoyed this park. Had a good time. The park was easy to navigate. The spaces with hookups were easy to use. The over appearance was good. It's what you would expect from a small fishing lake. Everything I used worked fine. - frosty316
Dec 2014 - $35.00
Overall a fair place to camp or rest for a couple of days or so, if you can become accustomed to the swarms of flies and the smell of the dairy farm close by. I don't believe that the lake(s) have been stocked for fishing in a long time. The manager was friendly and courteous enough to make it all worthwhile for a short period of time anyway. But once again, similar to the situation at "Diamond Valley" park--There are
predominantly long-term or "permanent" residents here that have allowed the general maintenance & appearance of the park to slowly degrade to the point of being falsely Identified as a "shantytown". - Mark Yamahammer
Jul 2012 - $12.00
Rate is Passport America. This is an older place that is primarily a fishing park. The is a lot of dirt and very little grass. Showers are pay for use. Lot of full time residents. - Tampajohn
Jan 2016 - $35.00
Diamond Valley RV Park advertises itself as a renovated park. There are tall weeds everywhere and old abandoned trailers.The showers were dirty, management rude and somewhat hostile. Not as advertised. - frosty316
Dec 2014 - $0.00
Two sisters in management office are very rude, disrespectful, and unprofessional in duties concerning proper maintenance of the park. R.V. park has severe problem with theft, vandalism, dog feces on grounds. Busy liquor store just outside of entrance gate and across street from S. J. High School, and also farm animals in yard pens located next door to park; this place is anything but quiet. Old R.V. park with mostly disabled long-term residents in older trailers. Don't waste your time or money staying here. It's not recommended no matter how much cheaper the price might be...horrible experience!
Be smarter than us and go somewhere else. - Mark Yamahammer
Dec 2010 - $35.00
Do not understand high ratings on this park. We were booked in another park, but arrived in the area early and decided to try a different park. We had googled Diamond Valley and the computer optics along with the ratings on this site were appealing. After driving 400 miles that day, we arrived with intentions to stay. This park is a typical run down "forties" vintage operation. Most of the units are old, there is detritus everywhere seeming left over the years. There was a small sign designating the admin area, but no one around. In my opinion, this park is everyone's worst nightmare at the end of a long day. Their RV website is misleading and should be disregarded. It is also located in a poorer area of San Jacinto, which is a depressed area to boot. Keep traveling if you are bound for this place. - flugelboneman
Feb 2014 - $20.00
Rate is Passport America. Can accommodate RV's up to 30'. This is hard seal camping in a secure, gated carpark at the back of a large mobile home complex. The complex is clean and tidy and the people friendly. Full lookups but the restrooms nearby were locked. We were asked if we were self sufficient for restrooms and so I don't know if they are ever used. A pristine pool and jacuzzi are open to RV'ers and you are able to use the showers and restrooms here. Laundry facilities available. You need to check in the office first, show vehicle registration papers and ID, and pay a $50 refundable deposit for a gate opener to the RV section. It isn't a destination stop but more than adequate for a place to stop while passing through to somewhere else. We would stay here again. - Monaire Corporati
Aug 2016 - $40.00
Can't say enough about this park. If you can't find an activity to participate in you're a couch potato.
Park offers 3 swimming pools, 3 hot tubs, a full gym, pickle ball, chip and put area, numerous nearby golf courses, indoor shuffleboard. Lots of activities. Enough activities offered in snowbird season that you cannot do all that are offered daily. Water volleyball in 2 pools daily, water aerobics, instructor led workout programs, poker night, weekly patio parties. There are 1043 sites, enough for any RV rally. Vintage Antique RV show annually. Come join the fun. - Bobster43
Jul 2016 - $40.00
Very nice park. Free and strong wi-fi. Good cable TV. Many spaces are mostly gravel, with a small cement patio area. I think there could be a lot less gravel and more cement! The pool area is spectacular - 3 beautiful pools. The only reason I gave them 9 stars and not 10 is that the trash facilities are inadquate. It's a hugh 600 space park and there's only 2 trash bins, one on the east side and one on the west. They come around and pick up the trash at your site once a week. REALLY - once a WEEK! Who only has trash once a week?!! We also had an ant problem and had to spread cleanser around the tires. They need to insectiside the spots when they empty and keep the bushes trimmed better. But the office was nice about coming out and spraying when I called them. The asst. manager was very nice and helpful. They also need to provide a table at the sites; there aren't any. The park has lots of activities during the season. However we were there in July and the activities were over. - Scimastr
Jun 2016 - $30.00
We retired out of Temecula. We'd driven thru this area many times over the years without realizing there was even a park here (even though it has its own dedicated stop light). When we visit the Temecula area, we have two parks we generally use. Both have shortcomings. A third, our favorite, a little known gem on the shores of Lake Elsinore, was booked solid. So we thought we'd try Golden Village Palms. What a great find! We took advantage of a special rate ($139/week) for a very nice back-in site. (We were given a couple of sites to choose from, which I really appreciated.) The park is huge, with a lot of different types of sites, many recently renovated. This is an 'active adults' park. Kids are allowed for up to 2 weeks so they can babysit their grandparents. Visiting kids are restricted to certain areas & must be supervised. Our site backed up to Devonshire road. Traffic noise could be an issue unless you employ white noise. Wifi was taxed when park was heavily occupied. Our initial 2 week stay evolved into a 3 months (constructing a home in nearby Murrieta). We found the staff to be excellent. The local communities are lower socioeconomic. Nearby Temecula & Murrieta offer a tremendous variety of shopping & recreational activities. If you are so inclined, the outstanding 412 church, associated with Calvary Chapel, is nearby. - biosensai
Feb 2016 - $18.00
Note that the nightly rate reflects a monthly rate of $550 divided by 30, because there is no way to enter a monthly rate in the review. We stayed here for a month during our recent move from CA to OK. This is an older park, but it is well maintained. All sites have nice concrete patios and there lots of trees, providing for a pleasant environment. There are a number of full-time residents and folks from colder climates who winter here. The park is within walking distance of shopping and restaurants, making it very convenient. They provide free Time Warner digital cable with great TV reception, but free WiFi is only available in the club house. Since we were staying here for a month we subscribed to high speed Time Warner internet at our site for around $50, giving us pretty much all the technology in our trailer that we had at home. We would definitely stay here again. - The Herm
Feb 2016 - $40.00
We have had the dubious pleasure of staying at Casa Del Sol for last 2 years ( November to March ). We had high hopes when we heard there was new management for 2015/2016. As always you should be careful what you hope for. The current Management seems to be on some sort of mission to alienate the very people that pay the bills. From all appearances the park is understaffed from a maintenance point of view. The general upkeep of the grounds ranges from mediocre to awful. They decided to put in a pickle ball court which I would guess cost quite a bit of money especially when they had to redo the cement due to level issues. Lessons were to begin in January but the court is still not ready as far as I know. In the meantime there is hardly any functioning lights inside the park and a walk to the rundown dog run at night is not for the feint of heart.
It is very hard to tell what the philosophy is for the park. They seem to be buying older fifth wheels with the intent of renting them. In the two years we have been staying at Casa Del Sol we have never had an update from management or news of any kind about what is happening in the park. This combined with a Manager whose people skills are non existent has created an atmosphere of distrust and confusion.
You might ask why we would stay in such a place. That is easy, it is the wonderful people that call Casa Del Sol home in the winter. Many of them have been coming for 15 years or more. The volunteer work is legendary in organizing virtually every activity including, golf, water aerobics, billiards, bus trips , Dinners, lunches, Breakfasts, you name it.
We had a few issues with management and we have heard of several others, some very troubling. We have therefore left the park for another with mixed feelings. Our review for Casa Del Sol RV park in Hemet would look something like this: - Overall park condition, 2 out of 5
- Management, 1 out of 5 (generous)
- residents of the park, 5 out of 5. - Davearmour
Jan 2014 - $38.00
We found this park to be fairly quiet and the residents friendly. The front desk was very friendly and helpful. They had some suggested sites for us to try. There are some that have issues with slide outs. We have a 31-foot rig with 2 slides on one side and we were able to find a spot. The dog area was nice (2 small side-by-side pens). The pool and the spa look nice but we were too busy to take advantage (others were certainly using it). Convenient to shopping and restaurants. - Hungry Horse Android
Hemet, California (map) | (951) 925-5812
Sites: 170 | Latest Rate: $37.00 | 11 Reviews
Feb 2016 - $37.00
Here's the pros, electric works 50amp and 30 amp. Lots of sewer smells from vents and long term residents with old rigs scattered around the park! We stayed here 2 winters and probably won't be back! The pool decking is dilapidated and covering falling off! Men's bathroom has Black Mold all through the cabinets. When you take a shower, water fills up and you have to stand in dirty as drains are very slow. Asphalt in entire park is crumbling and you will constantly track it into your rig. Several RVers have had their bicycles stolen over a 4 month period, lots of homeless people outside on streets of Hemet. The spa pool is old and not very clean, overall not a great RV experience. Probably will never return as no improvements at all over a years time as we were told there would be. - seaguy
Dec 2015 - $9.00
This park was supposed to get a major upgrade from the owner of the day but due to a legal issue the ownership changed. Resort was the name given by previous owner and referred to what the park was going to be redeveloped into. This didn't happen and the park is inhabited mainly by low income people. There are also thefts occurring and stories of drug dealing. The spaces are tight and the sites and roadways are run down. The manager is pleasant and helpful, but doesn't have a clue about what snowbirds and winter escapees are looking for in a resort. - Britcanuck
Aug 2015 - $40.00
NOT a resort! Almost nothing for activities, save for a puny bingo game on Wed. nights and an ice cream social (costs a buck, two for a root beer float) on Saturday. I realize it is summer, but what 'resort' doesn't have activities? The clubhouse has no air conditioning, RV spaces are tiny and close together, very few trees so no shade, mostly permanent residents, many old dilapidated units, several old mobiles located in park. Manager is pleasant enough, but assistant is an admitted pothead who is rude and complains constantly about how she doesn't have enough time to do all the work they demand from her. Although the facilities are clean, it is more a place that caters to low-income permanent residents who have nowhere else to go. They should be ashamed to call this place a resort. - Traveler112349
Apr 2016 - $40.00
Used this as a dry night rest stop. Internal roads were very poor and not conducive to larger rigs (lots of tight turns and hills). Space was literally just a space with low hanging branches, tight (narrow) space. Pull through requested as it was a simple rest stop. Limited space so had to ask neighbor to move his car so I could make the turn to get out of the space. Space was simple gravel that was worn and mostly dirt. About 3 miles off the frwy but the roads are narrow residential and then rural (narrow and windy) access to the actual facility is not big-rig friendly.
I have a 36ft RV and found it was about as big as you would want for this park. I would not stay here again for the price and lack of facilities and bad roads. - User2967
Feb 2016 - $40.00
We had a pull through site, all gravel, no table even though some other sites had tables. The sites are very close together, no privacy. Many permanent trailers here, some with lots of junk around their sites. If you need to do laundry go elsewhere. The washers and dryers require use of a credit or debit card and one of the dryers did not work but proceeded to charge my credit card four times! I spoke to the office people and also called the service number listed on the dryer. Still waiting to hear back after several calls to them. Will be disputing those charges if don't hear back. The website is very misleading on the condition of the park. The best that can be said is that it is quiet with no highway noise. Oh, and be prepared to pay a $20 deposit for the card key to get in the gate, which you get back when you leave. If you want to leave early in the morning you might want to turn in your key the day before as the office does not open until 9:00 am. - trvlkids
Jan 2015 - $33.00
This seems to be a primarily residential park on a hillside. There is a gate with $20 deposit for the key (bring cash if you want your money back when you leave, they refund checks and plastic by mailing a check back to you). The lower entry part is a flatter open area with half taken up with storage RVs . Our gravel site was a little tight to get in and out of and didn't have a picnic table on the concrete patio as advertised, possibly because we were only staying one night. WiFi was excellent, the best in any park we've stayed in. The staff was friendly and helpful. The neighborhood is semi-rural with newer housing developments close by. It was quiet. Laundry looked okay, we didn't use it, $1.50 each for wash and dry. Pool/spa and clubhouse were small but looked okay. Bathrooms were ancient and uphill from our site. Showers were coin-op and two of four in the ladies' were out of order, and I would not have used. Showering before entering pool area would be awkward. We would not stay here again. - Karengoes
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
Apr 2016 - $10.00
The office hours are 8:00 to 4:00, so we arrived after hours. We were led to our campsite by the security person, who was very accommodating, but seemed confused where to park us. There are a lot of untrimmed trees, so scraping branches on your rig is likely. The sites are very narrow, and we were unable to put out all of our slides. The one slide that we did put out was approximately 10 inches to the slide next to us. Our neighbor on the other side of us had a torn up tent trailer, which appeared had not moved in years. Tongue of tent trailer was all rusty, and their car was not able to tow. The netting was ripped up and blankets were hanging out the end, so a blue tarp was put up to cover the bedroom area. There was a play pen set up inside of this tent trailer, with 3 little kids running around in diapers, and also 2 dogs, with dog poop not picked up all over. It was obvious that this family lived in this campground year round. We will not return as I do not want to be subjected to seeing this. Thankfully we were only there one night. - Punkybk
Dec 2015 - $10.00
This, at one time was a beautiful park but permanent residents have taken over, and the park looks tired and run down where the RVs are parked. Sites are very close together. Long way to sewer connection which is just pressure inserted, not screwed in. The check-in office, you don't go into. You slid your information and money through an opening. Around the ponds it is quite lovely. The pool and spa look well kept up, few activities, laundry facilities appear quite clean. Website is misleading. Supposed to be a membership club, but freeway sign advertises RV parking $10/night. - LJ Myers
May 2015 - $10.00
We stayed At Cherry Valley Lakes in Beaumont, CA using our RPI Gold membership. I was happy to find a campground site on a holiday weekend.
I liked the friendly people, nice yard decorations, great kitchen, clubhouse comfortable, escorted to site, full hookups for $10 dollars a night. The cons of the campground are tight sites, unlevel sites, freeway noise. Its camping on a slope. The staff was wonderful. I have no real complaints for $10 dollars a night on a holiday weekend. The fried chicken & cheeseburger meals are terrific for the price. If you attend the ice cream social be prepared for big portions of tasty banana splits, sundaes and floats. The comfortable atmosphere is a breathe of fresh air. I didn't feel like a nameless stranger here after attending a dinner in the clubhouse. My lesson learned here is get out and talk to people. - Seize the Day RV Adventures
Jul 2016 - $44.00
This was an easy overnight stop, a few miles off I-10 with easy access. Our site was mostly level, and just long enough to not have to unhook our 30 ft travel trailer. They are gravel pull-thru site with some tall trees for shade. I did not use the laundry room or restroom, but they looked adequate. Quiet, nothing within walking distance. Trying to find the office open was hit or miss, but when I did find it open, the women working was very helpful. The WiFI did not work, there was a note on the office door saying they were sorry and working on it, very frustrating! The small pool looked nice, and there is a small grassy pet area. I would stay here again, if they fix the Wifi. - trussman
May 2016 - $40.00
Returned here again, and another good experience. Clean, well-maintained, friendly and helpful staff. While not cheap, it is a reliable and comfortable stop along I-10. Close to I-10, easy on/off, but no traffic noise. Excellent fenced, grassy dog park. Will return again. - SW Rick
Jan 2016 - $50.00
Spent two nights. Nice location at the bottom of San Jacinto SP. Wonderful sunrises and sunsets. Mile or two south of I-10, could not hear the traffic. Quiet, except for the locals racing up Hwy 243. There is a Union Pacific mainline close but train noise was not very noticeable. Friendly staff and clean premises. The roads are paved and our site was gravel. The trees at our site could use some trimming. Small branches caused interference with both slide outs. This is our second time staying at this CG, so I guess we like it! - SD75mac