11 Parks near Shafter, California
May 2008 - $28.00
We have stayed at this park often while visiting our daughter in Bakersfield. We liked it because it is out in the country and relatively quiet. Everything else about it, however, adds up to zero. It doesn't appear that anything has been done to maintain this place since it left the KOA family. No effort has been made to maintain the dirt roads which are full of large holes and are generally in terrible shape. They haven't even bothered to water the grass, which is now dead. Unfortunately, the place has become a dump, as evidenced by the fact that, other than the long termers, we were the only people in the campground. Too bad! It used to be a good alternative to the urban RV parks in Bakersfield. Next time we'll go elsewhere. - steben6
Jun 2007 - $32.00
We use this park as a stopover, in between northern and southern CA, as it has easy access from Hwy. 99. No frills, gravel roads and pads that are not level. It's a dump but ok for a quick overnighter. - campingwithlobo
Jun 2007 - $29.00
A real dive. Needs some improvements; no mystery why they got kicked out of the KOA. The staff had a lot of trouble with the registration. - aaronfessler
Oct 2016 - $33.00
This is a nice, clean facility with all the amenities an RV might need. Great wifi and lots of TV channels on the cable. The staff was very friendly. The sites are a bit cramped but adequate. We had a small 20 ft rig, so no big deal. But I saw some pull through sites that were practically touching each other with their slides extended. Still, it wasn't bad, just a bit tight for big rigs. Your rig goes on dirt, but adjacent parking is concrete. Looks like some folks are wintering here - they seem to be set up for a long time. My wife said the women's bathrooms and showers were in great shape. The men's were good too, although the shower fixtures were showing some wear. I think this place was full every day during our weekend here, so reservations would be probably be prudent. The pool looked nice. Didn't take advantage of the laundry facilities. Everyone was quiet and considerate. No picnic benches or grills, but they do have a common grilling area. This place feels safe; I noticed the police drive through the site once. I'd probably stay here again, but not before trying Bakersfield RV Resort (which I believe is more of a resort - they even have an on-site restaurant). - SLOman
Sep 2016 - $39.00
It's hard to believe this park. You drive through industrial areas, etc., and then, suddenly, there you are at this little oasis. Each site has lots of grass and the sites are far apart. You can't see anything from our site but trees and grass. The store is fun for trinket shopping (Looking for stocking stuffers? This is the place.), a nice bottle of wine and they have a freezer filled with grass-fed beef, are you kidding me?! I love this place. This is the second time we've stayed here because it is usually a halfway stop for us and we will definitely stay here again! - Linda dlm
Sep 2016 - $39.00
Very nice park. We had originally requested a site back up to the river, however upon arriving saw there wasn't any water in the river. We were assigned a pull-through with no problem.
Some noise from US 99 and a construction lot next door, but not bad.
Very nice pool and spa and rec room.
Sites are level, but the curb to get in is rather hard. We have seen this in a couple of parks.
WIFI and cable were excellent.
Not sure how parks can accomplish speed control without the speed bumps, but most drivers seem to think it is the Indy 500. Too many pets and children to be driving like that. - vwbluestar
Feb 2016 - $24.00
We stayed here in December on our way south and now on the way home. Just a few miles from the I-5 this is a quiet getaway in the off season. Summer must be a completely different story. But during our two stays there were only a handful other campers. Plenty of privacy.
Staff was very friendly and gave us free choice for a site. We picked a pull thru or rather a pullout off the road through the campground. Surprisingly level and long enough for our 34' fifth wheel and the truck. Water and electric hookup were fine but the sewer had a small cap only and was out of reach for our equipment. Our Verizon Mifi worked well.
We rode our bikes through the recreation area and spotted a few owls.
The night was very quiet and we enjoyed our stay. We'll be back on our next trip south. - TheSchweitzers
Jan 2016 - $25.00
I can see why this park isn't rated higher, but we really liked it as a stopping point. Mid-week we enjoyed a lovely lake-front site with full hookups and no nearby neighbors for only $25. (Note, you'll pay $12-15 more for a tow vehicle.) It's a HUGE park, and it must be a zoo on weekends and in the summer, but all we heard was birds. The grass is mostly dead (there is a drought, after all) and the restrooms and picnic tables need some TLC. Good AT&T and Verizon signals, and strong OTA TV (especially if you speak Spanish). - TheRollingJones
Oct 2015 - $23.00
We needed a place to stay overnight along the I-5 near Bakersfield and Good Sam showed this place. Since it is off season, there was plenty of space. This Kern County park is much nicer than we expected for the Valley. It is on the east side of Lake Webb which is large. All spaces are pull-through or maybe better stated as pull-off as there was a wide space with no separation from the street. Some spaces have separation. It was very quiet and a great place to spend the night. The restrooms were clean but a little old although in good repair. We plan to stay here again when we need a place in this area, even if in season as it is so convenient to the I-5. No WiFi but good Verizon 4G. - bdornbush
Oct 2016 - $39.00
I like everything about this park. Restaurant is great every time. One downfall is the noise. Very noisy. - Littlegrami
Oct 2016 - $44.00
We use this park as an overnight stop and as such it is overpriced. But the nice restaurant on site after a long day's drive makes it worth it. If we are not going to eat at the restaurant we go to other nice parks in the area. They tell you to make sure to lock up anything that can be stolen, bikes, motorcycles, etc., so they appear to be trying to address the area. They offer alarmed security chains and offer space in their garage for your items. - Windshift
Sep 2016 - $51.00
The campground is very nice, the sides fine gravel with a concrete patio but no picnic table.
They have a nice pool, a smal gym very clean showers and restrooms.
The stuff was very friendly and let me choose the side where I like to stay.
The restaurant offered good food and as a campground guest you get 10% discount on the food.
The wifi is not so fast as they wrote on there website but fast enough for email and web browsing.
To charge us $2 for a second dog is in this price range not OK. - Columbus
Aug 2014 - $27.00
We came here when our other arrangement didn't work, but will not be back. Most of the slots are permanent residents and the profusion of personal items outside, including sofas and spare tires, was awful. Our neighbor told us to lock up anything of value and that his kids bikes were stolen so he was leaving. We had a number of people walk by us and stare at the trailer which was disconcerting. The noise from the highway, city traffic and trains made it difficult to sleep. The host, while friendly, asked us on multiple times what we paid for our trailer. The spot was wide enough and long enough for a big rig and was easy to maneuver, that's the best I can say about this place. Would agree with previous reviews that dumping was impossible into the narrow pipe without an adapter. Unable to get the cable to work, but digital TV was OK. - Jim Klinger
Apr 2014 - $26.00
Fairly easy access. Located directly under a high voltage power line Right of Way. Limited HDTV but decent Wi-Fi connectivity. Laundry and restrooms clean, a little dated. Host is helpful. Most short term sites are pull-thru. One problem is sewer connection. The sewer pipes are too small for standard RV dump hoses and elbows. I improvised and used a sewer seal donut, slid it down over the outside of the sewer pipe and then stuck the RV fixture into that, tight fit and a good seal. A little noisy with freeway a block away and a railroad directly next door. All sites are cracked asphalt and the facility is dated. We probably won't return. - SilverBear
Jan 2014 - $30.00
Well-maintained and clean park. Sites are large, level and paved with full hook-ups. Our pull-through site was plenty large, with room for our 43' RV and towed car. 50-amp electric power was rock solid. Pool (seasonal), laundry room, bathrooms, and showers were all very clean and looked after. Close to all the activities in Bakersfield. - bcbounders
Jun 2011 - $27.00
Small spaces but good WiFi, cable TV and utilities. Most spaces occupied by long term residents but everything was clean and tidy. Restrooms were clean but the shower room had large spiders and webs on the ceiling. We just stayed one night and would stay again. - jeffplay
May 2010 - $29.00
We stay in this park each time we are near Bakersfield. We stayed for the month of May and then another week in August. We have stayed at this park several times over the past 3 years. The managers are really great people and will do whatever it takes to help you. I will continue to stop at this park when in Bakersfield. - User1598
Mar 2009 - $27.00
We were just looking for an overnight, and that’s pretty much what we got. Sites are tight together, not much in the way of landscaping. Looks like a lot of long-termers. Facilities were old but clean. A strip of grass with a bag dispenser was provided for dogs, but this is not a doggie nirvana. - JCLC
250 Fairfax Rd Bakersfield, California 93307 (map) | (661) 366-6700
Sites: 132 | Latest Rate: $15.00 | 47 Reviews
Sep 2016 - $15.00
Palm trees abound in this nicely kept and clean park. Grass and other foliage, not so much. But, then, we're in the desert. All of the roads are asphalt and the sites concrete with block patios.
The staff is friendly and helpful. Electricity is excellent and in addition to a pool, they have a hot tub.
WiFi is free provided by tengoInternet. Sadly, like most (99.9%) of tengoInternet installations, it doesn't work - not even a little. I offered to install a system for them that doesn't work for half the price. In other words, I don't have the words to describe politely how bad tengoInternet is.
The park is walled and gated with cameras everywhere. The walls block all of the traffic noise except the noise from the overpass adjacent which is above the wall.
There is cable television which we were not able to get working. It's not a problem as there are numerous 'air' stations.
Overall, it is a nice park that accepts Passport America and my wife and I would not hesitate to stay at again as long as we could do without the Internet. - The Penguin
Aug 2016 - $26.00
We stayed here for one night as we passed through Bakersfield. We were in a great pull-through site with excellent utilities. This park is not in a safe area of town, but is in a gated and walled park. I would not venture out of the facility after dark. My wife says that we will not stay here again because of the close proximity to the ever busy train tracks. This didn't bother me as much, but as they say . . . if Mommas not happy, nobody's happy. The park was clean, although we didn't use the showers or restrooms. I probably won't choose to stay here again as the negatives outweigh the positives. - oRV
Aug 2016 - $15.00
Great place for an overnight stop. Transient spaces are up front, separated from the long term residents. Easy access from I-40 and interior roads are wide and well maintained. Utility pedestal was cleanest and nicest I've ever seen.
The railroad tracks can be pretty noisy when the trains roar by blowing their horns. There's a $50 gate card deposit in case you drive away with their card. We didn't have any problems getting our deposit back. - LM&TinView
Lost Hills, California (map) | (661) 797-2719
Sites: 52 | Latest Rate: $41.00 | 57 Reviews
Mar 2016 - $41.00
Just an overnight stop for us, which is all we needed. Staff very friendly. FHU pull through site on sand with nice separation and landscaping. Far enough behind the Pilot truck stop and the many drive through restaurants that it was quiet enough. Exit is very busy with lots of gas stations and restaurants options. Limited other camping options in the area. - RPWAINC
Mar 2016 - $43.00
We stayed overnight when heading north on I-5, easy access, fairly large pull thru lots, very old wooden tables, and good cable TV. NO Internet at all, and the manager was not very experienced, when we checked in.
Did not find the highway noise as a problem, but would pass it by next time for more value for the rate charged !!! It appears as if the pool is on a hit and miss, if in operation !! - snowbirdcple
Mar 2016 - $40.00
We'd stayed here before, but didn't recall how much truck traffic you heard all night long. It's a very sandy area. The park is nice but was just displeased. For the price it just wasn't a place I'll stay again. Disappointed this trip, the owner was very accommodating with being flexible with our reservations as we were delayed because of weather. I guess since we've been traveling more, I have seen much better RV sites for a fraction of the cost for this site. - RV-NCcamping
Sep 2016 - $34.00
Great stop for a couple of days or overnight. Sites long enough so you don't have to disconnect. Utilities work fine. Dog friendly. Great stop if you are going over Tehachapi Summit (Hwy 58). Will stop again. - silverado
Jun 2016 - $40.00
We have a 45' motor home which often limits are choices. This park was very conveniently located to Bakersfield and was quiet. - Don A
Apr 2016 - $40.00
This park appears to have been designed for easy access for big rigs with tows. The streets and turns are wide. We were escorted to our site so we didn't have to guess where our site was located. There is a wonderful restaurant right next to the office. We were given a 10% off coupon for the restaurant for the entire time we were here. The staff is extremely friendly. Access off of Highway 99 is very easy but there is no highway traffic noise. The only slight negative comment would be that the cable channels are fuzzy but there are numerous digital channels available so the cable shouldn't be an issue. We have discovered through our travels across the United States that a lot of RV parks call themselves a resort when they are a simple RV park or a large gravel parking lot. We would definitely classify this as a resort. There is a tall wall around the park and it is gated. The gates are locked at night but you will be given a code for after hours. We would strongly recommend this park and we will definitely stay here again and would go out of our way to make this resort our destination. - travelingpeople
Aug 2016 - $30.00
Had a lot of permanent residents but park was clean and employees were friendly. Pool was good sized and clean. Would stay here again and recommend it. Very nice shade trees. - Wilma Owens
Jun 2016 - $30.00
Small park has a lot of live-ins.They are all friendly. We have stayed here many, many times. The office staff is GREAT, they have a nice sparkling pool, clean rest rooms. This is perfect for those of us who do not care about the fancy resorts with the inflated prices. - MrFast
Mar 2014 - $31.00
If you don't mind camping cheek by jowl alongside the freeway go here. I thought it was scary looking and they gave us two sites that we couldn't fit In with our 34' fifth wheel. I thought it looked like a homeless camp. You can tell they are trying to make it look nice, but between the small sites, freeway noise and the look of some of the "campers" we left and did not stay the night. The lady at the front desk was very nice and gave us our money back. Small lawn area in front of check in had nice fresh dog poop scattered around. Yikes! - billie'smom