There’s no better place to enjoy the great outdoors than a Thousand Trails camground. Thousand Trails is the largest RV and campground timeshare brand in North America and offers a unique vacationing opportunity for travelers with tent sites, RV sites, cabin rentals, RV rentals, and other fun accommodation options.
With California as a favorite destination for outdoor exploration all year round, here are our top five Thousand Trails campgrounds in California we think you should consider for your next camping getaway:
Oregon House, California
Situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake of the Springs continues to be a lakeside destination for many. In addition to the tent and RV sites, Thousand Trails guests can stay in a variety of cabins, cottages, and yurts that can sleep 4 to 6 people. Though these rentals do not have ovens, they all include amenities like kitchenettes (without ovens), propane grills, various bedding options, as well as heating and cooling systems. Specific rentals also allow for pets for an additional fee!
There’s so much to love on-site at Lake of the Springs and so much to do! The over 900-acre property includes amenities like a baseball field, a basketball court, a mini-golf course, a playground, a tennis court, a volleyball court, a shuffleboard court, horseshoe pits, a community fire ring, picnic area, walking trails, and so much more. Its most impressive feature, however, is its direct access to Lake Mildred where guests can swim, utilize the dog beach, enjoy water rentals, and soak in the California sun.
Oregon House is a great destination with attractions like Grange Farmers Market, Nevada City, several wineries and vineyards, the New Leaf Llama Farm, Empire Mine State Historic Park, Quarry Park Adventures, and Golfland Sunsplash.
Located just 45 minutes east of San Diego, Oakzanita Springs is a beautiful campground that offers its guests plenty of on-site and nearby activities. The property provides a mix of cabin, RV, and tent sites for every type of traveler. The cabins and cottages can sleep anywhere from 4 to 6 guests and provide a variety of amenities like small kitchens (without ovens), dinettes, sleeper sofas, full bathrooms, and outdoor barbecue grills.
On-site, there are endless entertainment options to make your time even more enjoyable. Take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool, the hot tub, the miniature golf course, the volleyball court, the bocce ball court, horseshoe pits, the playground, and the country store. The campground also has several public restrooms, a laundry facility, a dog run for those who rent a pet-friendly accommodation, picnic areas, and access to the beautiful Descanso Creek.
Outside of the property, guests will also be close to outdoor fun like Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, Cuyamaca Lake, Stonewall Peak Trail, and Stonewall Jackson Gold Mine.
Located in the San Jacinto Mountains, Idyllwild is a great place to get outside and see all the beauty that California has to offer. Stay in a Thousand Trails cabin with 4 to 6 guests with conveniences like a kitchenette (without ovens), a dinette, outdoor picnic table, propane grill, heat/AC, and more. Some options include extras like covered porches and the ability to bring pets.
The campground amenities will make your stay even more fun with the seasonal fishing pond, seasonal outdoor pool, horseshoe pits, basketball court, multiple walking and hiking trails, volleyball court, seasonal amphitheater, playground, seasonal cafe, seasonal horseback riding, shuffleboard court, laundry facilities, and much more.
For those who want to explore a bit further out, we suggest visiting the Idyllwild Nature Center, Lake Fulmor, Idyllwild Park, and the Eastside Reservoir Project.
If you’ve always wanted to spend time in Yosemite, this TT resort is the place for you. There are several accommodations available including bunkhouses, cabins, cottages, yurts, and hostels. Whether you’re looking for an affordable community-driven option or one with all of your favorite at-home features, there’s a rental perfect for your travel needs.
This property boasts of its on-site activities like a country store, a playground, a miniature golf course, a basketball court, a shuffleboard court, horseshoe pits, walking trails, and picnic areas. You can also spend your time fishing, panning for gold, and swimming in the beautiful South Fork Tuolumne River with the resort’s beach available for use. Around every turn, there’s a unique adventure waiting for you.
Groveland is a dynamic area with plenty to offer including access to Yosemite National Park, downtown Groveland with restaurants and shops, biking trails in areas like Lyons Reservoir, Moaning Cavern, and the Railtown 1987 State Historic Park with the option of an incredible train ride.
Whether you visit to enjoy the mild winter temperatures or for the hot summers, Wilderness Lakes is an incredible place for camping. Stay in one of the 4 or 6 person cottages or cabins where you’ll typically find kitchenettes (without ovens), a gas grill, several sleeping arrangement options, and comfortably-sized bathrooms.
This vast property is packed full of great on-site amenities. Utilize the walking trails, baseball field, basketball court, multiple swimming pools and spas, horseshoe pits, tennis court, pickleball court, volleyball court, shuffleboard court, mini-golf course, and children’s playground. There is even a general store, a community fire ring, and ample fishing opportunities in the canal that is regularly stocked with catfish.
In Menifee, visitors will also love Drop Zone Waterpark, Spirit Park, Aldergate Dog Park, and five nearby golf courses including the beautiful Menifee Lakes Golf Course.
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