Shingle Springs, California

Placerville KOA

Shingle Springs, California



Shingle Springs, California
Phone: (530) 676-2267

Sites: 112
Recent Rate: $54 2/2016

Latitude: 38.6734166411081
Longitude: -120.923522501011

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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32 Reviews

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Pdx discovery

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $54.00
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I'm writing this review without the "free" WiFi, because it is so slow I can only barely load my email. This page times out whenever I try to post my review; this is my third try, tethered to my iPhone this time. We requested one of their new "big rig" sites with 50 AMPS. These sites are all directly next to the freeway, and unbelievably, have no sewer hook-up. The quiet loop up behind the office is almost completely full of full-timers. The cable features 6 completely un-viewable stations. Their own handout states "If you're real fortunate, in the right space, and it's working right, you can watch our homemade cable." I can only assume that the cable is pirated from this claim of "homemade". Coming from the West, the highway sign reads "KOA", then in small letters, "Second Exit". This is the first time I've seen a highway service sign before an exit refer to a service that is at the following exit. I exited at the sign, and got hopelessly lost on narrow winding two-lane roads in the hills for an hour. Fun. The only compelling reason I can see to stay here is if you have no other option. The fee of $54, with KOA discount, for a loud site with no sewer seems excessive to me. The manager is, however, very friendly. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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Mike 9843

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $58.00
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We stayed three nights at this park. At check in the employee was very pleasant and professional and the store appears well stocked. Our space was a pull thru with water and electric only. When we stayed here several years ago we were told that most of these sights would be getting sewer hook ups soon. Apparently hasn't happened yet. I also felt that the space was overpriced given the lack of sewer facilities.

We used the free shuttle to get to and from the Red Hawk Casino and found it to be ver convenient. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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We stayed here and toured the Apple Hill area

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murphy1

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $61.00
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We stayed at this highly overpriced KOA park for one week. Everything looks run down. The hot tub is only turned on for the weekend and then not cleaned daily and had no jets operating well. The pool is cleaned and refilled for the weekend. It is unheated. The Wifi is terrible. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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R&P

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $53.00
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Friendly office staff (owners), well-maintained campground, mature trees. Little space between RV sites, but adequate. Burr clover everywhere - dog left with a dozen "burrs" in his tail. Not a good campground choice for disabled campers - restroom access from even the closest campsites very difficult. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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Jacques1

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $50.00
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Large site, very private. Nice people. Good place to walk the dog. Easy to find. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Convenient to town. Good information from staff.

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zigzag

Review Count: 195
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $50.00
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We got a W&E site for our $50 and used the dump station when we departed. Fishing fee was $12.50. They have huge catfish, trout, and perch. Miniature golf, playground, WiFi and cable TV worked fine. We didn't hear the freeway at night. Friendly staff. Swimming pool was fun, but not heated. Small store is you need supplies. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Tahoeruss

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $50.00
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Nice campground, very friendly hosts. Miniature golf, petting zoo and events available. My only dislikes are the sites are very close together and the dump station has an incline, so I could not fully empty my rear gray water tank. 1/3 left. Located in Shingle Springs, close to Sacramento, Placerville and Apple Hill. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Go often

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $38.00
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Park staff were friendly and helpful. Due to the drought, most of the grass was dry or dead except around the pool. The pool water was not clear and there was a lot of debris in the pool as if it hadn't been cleaned in a while. The dog area was small, but was ok for our small dog. She liked the goats. I would stay again. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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johnanann

Review Count: 247
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $55.00
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This park is actually located in Shingle Springs, just a few miles from Placerville. It is also situated right on Highway 50. However, after you are in camp, for a bit, you don't notice the traffic noise and this time of year it was minimal. We loved the grass, trees and multitude of birds. The owners are super nice and keep the park well maintained. There are not many RV parks in the area and the more popular one, about 20 miles away, is quite a bit more expensive, so this KOA is actually reasonable. We enjoyed our weekend stay very much and having the buffet next door at the casino was a nice bonus. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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John C

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $55.00
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Not big rig frIendly. Stayed at this park twice, once before and once after their “big rig” area addition. Will not stay a third time. Interior roads in old section are narrow with sharp curves. Sites are narrow and difficult to get into with lots of unkempt landscaping. New Big Rig section has same narrow roads with sharp curves. Vegetation has not yet grown to full height. Big rig sites were very long but so narrow that with all slides out, I could not get to patio area without pushing trees aside or stooping under. No lights here, so needed flashlights to get from car to coach when returning after dark. Big rig area is water and electric only, no sewer. I asked about a dump station and was shown location on a map, but was told I needed to circumvent the entire old park road to get into “proper position” to use dump station. Not willing to go onto old roads again with large coach so didn’t dump. Big rig area is directly adjacent to the freeway so noise is high and constant, especially at 6 AM or later when commuters are heading for work in Sacramento. This park has an excellent location but is suited for smaller rigs and short stays. Cost for big rig site, without sewer was $55 with KOA discount, which seemed very out of line with park. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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DonnaandPete

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $55.00
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Nice park, pretty typical KOA. Good power, water, nice swimming pool. The only reason for the lower rating is I think it's a little overpriced. But, if you need to stay in this area, about the only game in town. Nice shady pull through sites are a plus. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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ustractorsales

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $55.00
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My first time to a KOA. I was impressed. Lots of stuff for the kids to do. They loved it and wanted to stay longer. Hopefully all KOAs are like this. Friendly staff. Clean laundry. Great price for overnight. fishing, mini golf, horse shoes, swimming, volleyball, play ground, 2 enclosed dog areas, farm animals for kids to see, and I am sure more. Almost all lots had some type of shade, most had full shade. Nice pull through at same price. Friendly people staying there. No junky permanents! Park clean and well run. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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zigzag

Review Count: 195
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $50.00
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Good KOA ($) campground, family orientated with lots to do. The Pool was open, playground, fishing pond, miniature golf, petting animals. Wi-Fi and cable TV worked fine. Sites were gravel/grass with a picnic table and BBQ. Only fires allowed are duraflame in the area fire pit. Showers and restrooms were clean. Biggest drawback is that Hwy-50 is close so you get the noise. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Rahm

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $50.00
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Well-maintained park with very clean restrooms and showers. Family-friendly with a nice playground, mini-golf, pool (was closed for the season) and more. The only drawback is noise from nearby I-50, so if you're sensitive to it you should ask to get a site as far away from the highway as possible. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Tent Trailer.

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Cy123

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $55.00
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It is pricey. The wifi didn't work. The cable was ok, but had too few channels. There are nice grounds..all gravel. There is grass at sites with picnic tables. We camped at Placerville KOA in a Motorhome.

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