33 Parks near Santa Ysabel, California
Mar 2016 - $24.00
Private ownership of each lot and with different buildouts. Our lot was on the Mesa and had an outdoor kitchen and fire pit and some furniture. A pull-in site with a lake view. Paid $625 plus $70 for electric for a month. Additional $125 for their golf cart which was nice to have. There are a lot of sites for rent/sale so look at all of them before you make your choice. Lots of grass around the park which was great for our dog. There is also a large grassy dog park. Some activities. No wifi at site but strong Verizon signal for hotspot. Cable with many channels. Lot owners were very friendly to us. Only down side is that it is 18 miles to Temecula on a 2 lane curvy road. We never made the drive after dark and don't think I would want to. All the shopping you need is in Temecula though and a wonderful farmer's market. - thekites
Nov 2015 - $75.00
This is a reservation only, privately owned, destination type resort located 20 minutes east of Temecula on Hwy 79. Plenty of sites available for rent: Class A and 5th Wheel rigs (no toy haulers at this post), and I believe the 10-year rule is adhered to as well. Best to contact the on-site Fairway Associates team Monday through Saturday 10-4, as these friendly professionals will answer any questions and get you set-up for a weekend, the winter or life. Choices range from golf course or panoramic views, close to clubhouses and pools or against the perimeter fence and back-country ambiance.
We've over wintered here for years, first in a 32' Class A with tow car, now with a 43' 5'ver. Love it.
Dog friendly, however not much to entertain children. (There IS room to fly a kite and a cool little fishing pond.) Amenities and activities are structured for drinking age adults.
No food or fuel, so fill up on both before heading out of Temecula. There is on-site propane service. - FosterImposters
Aug 2015 - $60.00
Out of the way. Great setting.
Golf course and a number of swimming pools restrooms and laundry rooms. - User3771
Apr 2016 - $43.00
We stayed 5 days and found this location to be a wonderful. The grounds were very well maintained. The showers were clean but very dated, and the sites were somewhat level (we did need a pad under the passenger-side wheels). The site we were assigned (118) was just a little tight when the awning was fully extended. During our stay, the wind was a little strong and since this is the desert, our patio mat was covered with sand. Sand is the base for sites and the roads are paved and very good condition. A restriction was placed on outdoor lights so to not create 'light pollution" to hinder star gazing, that was very acceptable. We didn't notice excessive party animals, was quite quiet. WiFi was acceptable but cable TV was pathetic, so we used our satellite dish. Because of the trees used as windbreaks, it was a little difficult to align our portable satellite dish.
The office staff was very courteous and helpful. There is a saloon and restaurant on site. Their menu is very small and the meals we received were good. Be advised, these are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. An on-site laundromat is available and also used by the locals.
Overall, we would most definitely stay here again. Over the 5 days, we saw all there is to see in Borrego Springs. We've been there, done that and got the T-Shirt! - SD75mac
Feb 2016 - $53.00
If you want full hook-ups this is the place. Sites are narrow but we were next to the bath house so we had extra room. Good pull thru site with all hook-ups, worked well. Wi-Fi was good and cable TV was good. We spend several days because of friends in the desert camping. Site was level but the little stones got tracked into motorhome. We would stay again if in the area. - belanga
Feb 2016 - $53.00
We hadn't planned to stay here, but due to a minor emergency while in Borrego Springs we needed to find an RV park with full hookups for a couple of nights and this what was available. The staff was helpful in finding us a site without a reservation, though we found the price to be surprisingly high for the very basic (sand/dirt), narrow site ($53 after Good Sam, before tax, during President's Day weekend). Our site was a pull-through and was plenty long, but quite narrow. We couldn't safely pull through to exit due to a diagonal tree blocking the front of the site. The back-in sites are only 30 amp and are even closer together, but not that much less expensive. The RV park is relatively small, but since it's adjacent to the hotel it has amenities like a pool, hot tub, and restaurant, as well as some shared fire pits in one area. Behind the park is a wide expanse of desert with some simple trails that were good for walking our dog... just watch out for the many sharp cactuses! The park is in a good location with most of Borrego Springs a short bicycle ride away. They offer free Tengo WiFi, which worked reasonably well for a while, then would go down for an hour or so, then work well for a while, etc. We had decent Verizon LTE and AT&T 4G signal, but both were pretty slow when we used them for data. - LifeRebooted
Jun 2016 - $10.00
Kind of tough to get there, i.e. two lane roads that roller coaster up to the 4,000ft elevation, once you're there you get treated like family. Lots of trees, plenty of shady spots, decent sites. We had a problem with our truck's transmission and needed to leave the coach there while we got the truck repaired. Not a problem, no extra charges, very,very helpful. Remember you're in Julian. Unless you want apple pie served 50 thousand different ways you have to get towed to Ramona for any kind of service. All that not with standing, we had a good time and will probably return. - squaredancer
Oct 2012 - $1.00
The Saturday night steak is a must. Enjoyed wolf sanctuary next door. Chilly weather but the pool hot tub and fire place warm. Plenty of coffee and tea. Lots of activities. My cats ran up a few trees and a big dog park. This is a nice place. The internet is slow - Val Goldenbrook
Jun 2012 - $5.00
They will hound you for weeks after they have your name: usually obtained at Camping World. The sites with shade are few and far between. The previous reviews must have been done by one of their salespeople. Julian is nice: KQ Ranch is average at best. - Wolfwaker
Aug 2015 - $30.00
One of the nicest things about all San Diego County parks is on their website you can look at all campsite photos and select your choice of what is available. Which helps looking for shade, privacy or size needed. We chose the electric site to use AC for a hot weekend expected for about $5 more a night as others noted no generators are allowed. Camp fires were surprisingly allowed in fire pits. Well paved interior roads clean restrooms and free showers. Some electric sites are a bit tight in a circle but ours had nobody on one side because of a trail head. Tent camping had some very nice secluded sites. There are cabins to rent horseshoe pits, play equipment for kids. Lots of nice nearby hiking trails with views of desert on one trail. Town of Julian very popular with tourist is only 5 miles away. Sadly they are losing abundance of Oak trees to Oak borer beetle and the 2003 Cedar fire lost about 70% of the area but is slowly recovering from that. It is still a very pretty and woodsy park. - DennisO
Mar 2013 - $25.00
We stayed for a cub scout campout; it was a lot of fun. We stayed in site 45 which was big and very isolated. There is a leaning tree and we came in after dark so it took us 1/2 hour to maneuver on the spot. We have a 35 foot 13 foot high rig. Has shade and sun. The park is real nice with trails, and lots of real nature. This area of park is non-hookups and there is no generator use in the park. Nice county park; there are horseshoes. Restrooms were clean. There are nice cabins to rent. They are new as the old ones burned down a few years ago in the fire. - Pumpman2
Oct 2008 - $15.00
Our stay at William Heise was our first time dry camping in our new TT. While there is one loop of full hook-up sites, I would recommend trying one of the other non-hookup loops if you are self-contained. The non-hook-up sites tend to be much larger and are further apart from each other. Our site had a large pad area and then a tent and fire pit area down below, giving us a lot of room and privacy. The facilities were very clean. Just walking through the expansive campground loops in the morning/eveving was very nice. There are also several hiking trails with trailheads in the park. The town of Julian is close by and makes a nice day trip. - muddog
Nov 2013 - $29.00
We stay in this park every year for the Thanksgiving weekend, and love it every time. We reserve early, so we get the site we like, which is more private than some of the other sites, which would work good for a group. The campground rangers (yes, they are rangers, not hosts) put on great programs for the kids, including night walks, bouncy ball games, and various crafts, as well as evening slide presentations; reminds me of the old days of camping when I was a kid!! The facilities are always spotless, the people friendly, and the location of the park is ideal for trips to the mountains, or down to San Diego to visit the waterfront or the zoo. And, don't miss the cinnamon rolls at the Ramona Cafe, down in town. - Campfamily123
Jun 2011 - $40.00
We stayed here with our church group for the annual camping trip. The park was very nice with lots of shade trees and spacious sites. The kids enjoyed the large playground and small hiking trail that went through the back of the campground. Our site had water and electrical and there was a dump site on the premises. The dump got a little busy at checkout time, but there was no pressure to be out immediately. I saw someone cleaning all the campsites right at checkout time to make sure they were in good shape for the new campers. The bathrooms were fairly clean, but had no soap of any kind and sometimes was low on toilet paper. It is very close to town and easy to get to. We saw many people catching fish in the pond and playing on the large grassy area. - amarion
Feb 2011 - $24.00
Nice clean park. Restrooms clean but no hot water available at sink for shaving and are not heated. Park like setting with narrow roads and each site is a different size, some with parking, some not. Sites seemed space well. We called the ranger's station prior to make sure our site had a place for our truck. If you stay and like to hike Iron Mt. and Mt. Woodson are within 10 minutes drive. All and all we liked the park but gave it a 7 due to the above. - EyePod
24340 Hwy 78 Ramona, California 92065 (map) | (760) 788-3085
Sites: 122 | Latest Rate: $50.00 | 24 Reviews
Feb 2016 - $50.00
Have been back for another stay since Sept. Amazed to see so much remodeling. Trees trimmed, clubhouse is beautiful with a turf landscaping, adding a kitchen, bocci ball, community propane fire pit. Lake is full from rains and Canadian geese. All cabins remodeled with new furniture. Enjoyed the spa with new friends. This park will be a great destination resort. - Lucy13
Sep 2015 - $55.00
Best kept secret private park now open to the public. Sites are nestled in huge oak and pepper trees. Pool is huge and very clean as well as the spa. Children playground and huge dog run is just a few amenities this park offers. Near Julian and lots of wineries. - Fischer
Sep 2015 - $50.00
New owner who has totally renovated all buildings and now open to the public under RAMONA OAKS RV RESORT. Huge pool, spa, clubhouse, gameroom, dog run, children's playground, propane and many more amenities. Full hook-up sites with 30 or 50 amps. $50-$55 per night. $750 plus electric monthly.
760-788-3085. - Lucy13
Mar 2016 - $23.00
Very nice and quiet. The FHU's are up top unless you're monthly. It's a little tight and laid out somewhat randomly. The dump station is also up top and very inconvenient, and the sign at the dump station apologizes for it. Says it can't be helped. - FLtravelers
Jun 2013 - $40.00
Just stayed 3 nights in a travel trailer at Woods Valley Kampground. We thought we had come to the wrong place at first, but it turned out to be a pretty good little camping spot! We rented spot #P5 which is a full hook-up site and is close to the swimming pool (not intentional, but we had no choice). When we arrived on the Thursday. It seemed like the park was empty except for the permanent residents who take up ALL of roadrunner flats, quail heights, and the area we were in - P. Actually, I think we were the ONLY full hook up spot that was not occupied by a full time resident. Thursday night was super quiet which was a great getaway from the traffic noise in orange county! The manager was great! Very helpful and friendly. Also, that they were trying to "tidy up" the park. Friday morning was blissful and so relaxing but by Friday afternoon an influx of families and children arrived, mostly in tents and travel campers, killing the quietness of the campground. Campers who were behind us in "boomerang" were up Saturday morning at 5:45am letting the kids run free! I'm all for a good time, but 5:45am really? I did venture into the restrooms to wash my hands after packing up, and I'm very glad to report that I have my own bathroom in my trailer to use! A little on the dirty side, but it was Sunday so that may have been why? If you are looking for a little piece and quiet in a relaxing setting, I suggest camping here during the weekdays, which we intend to do next time. And, If you have children, join in the madness on the weekends. It's kid heaven and they will love it. - kiwi14
Oct 2012 - $33.00
Woods Valley is a nice campground and all in all I can recommend it. Stayed there for about a week. Pros: friendly and helpful staff, with very nice surroundings. As the name suggests, it's in the woods. It has an ATM and I suppose it's quite adventurous for children. Cons: In my opinion, it is a little bit too pricey compared to other campgrounds I've been. Wi-Fi is availabe but only in/near the office. You can conveniantly sit on a bench infront of the office to use it, though. - Chbronson
Feb 2016 - $31.00
Park has easy access. Just off Interstate 8. Site was just right for us since we were only here 4 nights so we could visit San Diego. Everyone was friendly and site was easy to enter. Sites are close but we were only there during the evenings. All good hook-ups and with Passport it was a great value for California campgrounds. We would stop here again if in the area. We had a site but was told to park our tow in the site behind our site. - belanga
Feb 2015 - $26.00
Staff are professional, helpful, and no nonsense. Sites are close together, but park is very, very, quiet, especially in the back. The grounds are well kept, we felt safe and secure there, most of the campers appear to be residents, but we found them friendly and respectful, provided that they were shown respect. We had "no regrets", having said that, the electricity provider has a 4 tier billing system, NO FAULT OF OAK CREEK RV PARK, so watch your electricity consumption if you are staying 1 month or longer. We would definitely return for another visit. $26.00/night rate is based on a 1 month stay. - User3357
Dec 2014 - $51.00
This park is old and tired. The bathrooms were somewhat clean, but quite old in style and fixtures. The pool was OK, the spa jets were broken and over a week we didn't see anyone out to fix them. The sites are paved but are not level and are very narrow (20-22'). The WiFi service was not free and even after purchasing a separate package, the WiFi hardware was down every morning coming up when the staff rebooted the hardware. The staff was friendly and helpful. For being a Sunland resort, I would have expected more. I cannot recommend this park. - gypsy parrotheads
Dec 2015 - $89.00
We have a premium site on the top level and it is great. Easy to back in, level concrete pad, our own area with table & bar-b-que. Really nice. We overlook the hills. No problem with our 45 footer with 4 slides; lots of room. Other sites are well kept and neat. We are coming back again to enjoy this great location!!! - Freedom Bus
Feb 2015 - $64.00
We decided to try this park for one night based upon past reviews but quickly found out that this is by no stretch of the imagination, a "resort". We made a reservation and were told it depended on the day we arrived as to what the rate would be. And when we did arrive we found that the space that was assigned to our Class A full slide Motorhome was not near wide enough and backing in would have been a not so good experience. So I went back and got another space on the "upper level". A tad bit longer and wider that the first one we were able to back in and get hooked up. Then we noticed the neighbors next to us who had their laundry out to dry on racks scattered around their RV. Kids bikes and various toys scattered everywhere and one bike I had to move before attempting to back in. No table or bench available and just the basic hookups were there to use. Whatever this park was supposed to have been in the past is no longer what it has become today. A major rip off for what you get IMNO. Will never stay there again and if you are in the area and thinking about staying there my advice to you is to "drive on" and find something else. - BankShot
Jan 2015 - $45.00
This place just is not worth it anymore. Third time we have stayed here and will not be back. Very high fees, our price was monthly. Have to pay for wifi, this is ridiculous in high end parks. Staff wanted to charge me for notifying me when a package arrived. Wanted me to pay for "mail service." Seems that new people have taken over and the parent company is trying to nickle and dime every fee possible. Park is centrally located but that is not enough any longer. Staff this year compared to last year is very different, last year friendly and helpful. Now, just the opposite. Will not return. - sd1209
Jul 2016 - $35.00
We stayed for the July 4th weekend and had a great time. The staff was polite and responsive. The bathrooms were clean enough. There were 3 showers for the women but small with no benches or ledges for your things.
The pool was clean and refreshing. We had electricity and water at the campsite, but not septic.
When we made our reservations they said we had to bring our own fire pit, but when we got there, they had put one on our site. Then on the second day they installed a BBQ for cooking near our picnic table, which was nice as we did most of our cooking outdoors.
The only problem we had was with campers next to us. A large party on several sites, they were loud, drinking and using foul language late into the night. Despite having "quiet hour" at 10 PM, no one did a thing, as the office was closed. So we were up late, trying to enjoy our own fire, but had to listen to that late into the night. We especially didn't appreciate our young boys having to endure that kind of language, the topics, etc.
We complained the next day. They were given a warning. We were given a phone number to call/text if it happened again w the promise they'd be 'escorted' out. However the next night it happened again, lasting well past 3 AM. I texted the number they gave us at 1 AM, but once again no enforcement.
We complained the next day and they said they didn't have anyone to patrol the campgrounds at night or enforce the rules because their security guard wanted 40 hours (full time work) but they didn't have a need for that. I asked why they didn't have someone just for the holiday weekend.
All in all, it was a good time despite the lack of sleep due to the lack of enforcement of the rules. - BarbaraD
Jun 2012 - $30.00
This place was out of the way from most all of San Diego attractions. We thought it would be nice to get away from the city in general. We were told to just choose any site we wanted, after we waited for almost an hour, while someone was on their lunch. What they didn't mention was that there were no sewer hook-ups, as had been advertised. There were only 2 showers for the women, and 1 of them should not even be used. The washers and dryers are outside and exposed to all the elements and everyone. Also, no cable and our cell phones did not work. Many, many full-time residents with cars and trucks coming and going at all hours of the day and night. The Border Patrol even made a stop. We will never go here again or recommend this place to anyone. - justthe2ofus
Aug 2010 - $25.00
Unfortunately the restrooms at this campground are a disaster. Not only are they in serious need of general repair (tiles falling off walls, doors rotting, etc.), the sewer/septic system does not work properly and the staff need to learn how to clean! I looked at the same toilet paper covering the floors for 3 days. Absolutely disgusting. The showers were not any cleaner and we opted to take a splash in the pool as a daily rinse. - My House is a Tent