Sonoma County Fair Grounds

     


Santa Rosa, California
Phone: (707) 293-8410

Sites: 48
Avg. Rate: $24

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Latitude: 38.4259328175659
Longitude: -122.698466777802

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 10
  • Good 41
  • Average 23
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 1

75 Reviews

1 Tip

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rvrrat520

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an average, stopover rv park. No frills, no activities, basic parking lot for rigs. All gravel, good maneuvering space, sites roomy enough for popouts. Bathrooms are older, but kept clean. Close to major shopping. $35 for FHU only is a bit much. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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Close to Russian River, Napa wine country, San Francisco.

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Dreaming

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

No frills flat gravel lot with hookups. Sites are fairly close together and a few have trees. Roadways are wide and it is easy to maneuver through the park. No wi-fi but ATT cell signal was good. No cable. The only area to walk dogs is over the gravel and around the fenced perimeter, although there is a park about a half mile from the campground. Not a vacation destination but convenient if you want to visit wine country and San Francisco is not that far away. We were on a tour with a group, so we didn't make arrangements or pay the park. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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User3119

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

An open gravel campground. Good hookups, newer pedestals, no amenities. Our rate reflects Passport America discount. We saw no evidence of a homeless encampment. Park was surprisingly full for a Saturday night off season. Quiet. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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LM&TinView

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects PA for 1st night plus 3 nights at full $30/night rate. This CG could be a 9+ except for some minor nits plus 1 big issue. First, the positives. The sites are double width for large events where they cram them in. I would not want to be here then. During our stay, each rig had a double wide for itself. The utility pedestals are in good shape and set in concrete so everything is neat and tidy. The shade trees are neatly trimmed to avoid eating RV roofs and solar panels. The surface is large (~1/2 to 1 inch) gravel that doesn't track into the RV. The sites are canted, making it difficult to level without deploying blocks. They won't let you park facing the opposite direction. There's no grass anywhere. The bathrooms and showers are worn but clean except the moldy shower curtains. The laundry has good, clean washers and dryers. The primary host is a nice guy who seems to always be hustling around and getting things done. His underling is a major negative who needs a class on customer service. His first words to me, before I said a word, were, "That's the way it is. If you have to wait 10 minutes, so be it. I don't care." We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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GA Folks

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Great price for the area. The park is basic, We stayed here a few days and then stored our camper here while we took a cruise. Worked out great. Love the town of Santa Rosa, but then who wouldn't love the home of Charles M. Schulz and his Peanuts gang. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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Judy Birchland

Review Count: 33
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

A clean safe place to park overnight with hookups. That is not easy to find in the Santa Rosa area. I can't say much more than that. It really is nothing more than a gravel parking lot with hookups near the fairground. It is right off Highway 1, two exits over and they are very careful about security. No long-term residents (14 days maximum stay), no RVs older than ten years unless the camp host approves them, camp host on site 24/7, level sites, lots of room to maneuver the rig. We stayed here a few years ago and we came back because we have relatives in the area. It's safe. Its clean. If you want scenery go further north. if you need a stopover or have family in Santa Rosa it's perfect. $30 seems high for a gravel parking lot with no cable or Wi-Fi but for this part of California it's a bargain. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Travel Trailer.

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NXTSTOP

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Nothing special, but was clean and friendly. Has gravel level lots. Was a short walk/cab to town. The Russian River Brewery was our stop. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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HR Clark

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy to find, very friendly and helpful hosts and a great location for touring Sonoma, Napa, Bodega Bay, and other interesting things in the area. No cable or Wi-Fi, but satellite was clear. Will definitely stay here again. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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MW91301

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Sonoma County Fairgrounds RV Park in Santa Rosa is a great place to stay overnight. For us it was just an overnight and wanted a safe place to stay. We have stayed here in October and will return. Check in is easy the staff is friendly and helpful. The gravel sites (the whole park is gravel) are clean and level all good size, all pull through, big rig friendly. Do have to drive some surface streets in and out, but not bad. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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illini777

Review Count: 144
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a large gravel lot that is level with some shade trees. Utilities are placed correctly and worked fine even in 97 degree weather. It's close enough to go down to Frisco for the day. Overall this park is fine for a short stay. They do not have WI-FI. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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Go often

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

It is just a gravel parking lot, but worked for our needs. Convenient and the price was right. Would stay again if I had to be in the area. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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nbi600

Review Count: 147
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

We wanted a reasonably priced place to stay while visiting the area and this fit the bill for that. We got a Good Sam discount. However, it's definitely not an attractive one, but that's to be expected for a fairgrounds. It's a gravel parking lot and the surrounding neighbors had barking dogs and music blaring. There was also a 'cross fit' event going on and the campground had a lot of party goers and kids running around uncontrolled. Management did nothing about it. We came in on a Thursday and management was turning away 'normal' RVers saying the campground will be booked up for the weekend with the event. We had reservations, so were allowed to stay. As it turned out, it wasn't nearly full so turning away folks was not necessary. The bathrooms were not cleaned daily. The park is very difficult to get to off 101 with so much traffic. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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ctk3

Review Count: 83
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

A county RV Park located close to downtown. Nothing fancy, all gravel, sites basically level, Wi-Fi not working during our stay, lots of sites for satellite, satisfactory site spacing, good utilities, only 2 washers & 2 dryers, but worked well. Would stay here again. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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Layover5

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Price reflects Good Sam. They also accept PPA for 1 night. Here 6 nights & good for wineries & visiting San Francisco. Santa Rosa is a fun town with good restaurants. Bodega Bay is a short drive. The campground consists of gravel with trees here & there. The laundry is convenient. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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Kalama Traveler

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects Good Sam discount. This place is a gravel parking lot with full hookups. The "camp hosts" are all very nice. The hookups are well placed, spots fairly level, trees small, but give some shade, plenty of room to park you car beside your coach even with a slideout out. WiFi very good if you are in the right spot. Try for #51. Restrooms are old, and the paint is flaking, but they are cleaned every day by the city, and there is plenty of free hot water. We planned on staying two, maybe three days, but ended up staying eight, and we still didn't do everything we wanted, but had to move on. A good base of Bodega Bay and other places on the coast, as well as the Napa Valley, and Santa Rosa itself, home to Charles Shulz and Luther Burbank. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Sonoma County Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

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