RV Parks in Cool, California

RV Parks in Cool, California
Formerly known as Cave Valley, Cool, Calif., is about 70 miles from Sacramento. Early settlers to the area found no gold in town, but they discovered limestone caverns and communities sprang up near the caves. Cool is known for its cattle and fruit ranches, especially its pear and cherry orchards. There are more than 50 wineries in the area.

American River Resort

The resort is a few miles from downtown Cool. American River has 35 sites with full hookups, including electric, water, sewer, dump station and cable television. Reservations are recommended Memorial Day through Labor Day. Pets are welcome, and guests have access to a laundry room, clubhouse, barbecue grills, fire pits and a small on-site convenience store. Hiking, rafting, fishing and boating are nearby.

American River Resort
6019 New River Road
Coloma, CA 95613
(530) 622-6700

Camp Lotus

Camp Lotus has 30-amp sites, water, dump station, sewer, Wi-Fi and cable TV hookups. All sites are irrigated so guests have green grass, even during the hot, dry months of summer. Pets are allowed at Camp Lotus, but they need to remain on a leash or under voice control. A laundry room, guest house with kitchen, game room, barbecue grills and playgrounds are available. Camp Lotus has a one-mile hiking trail circling the property. There also is a deli and general store on-site. Reservations are recommended.

Camp Lotus
5461 Bassi Road
Lotus, CA 95651
(530) 622-8672

Outdoor Adventure River Park

The RV and camping arm of the Beyond Limits Rafting Company, the Outdoor Adventure River RV Park offers sites with full hookups in a wild setting. Electric, water and sewer hook-ups come standard, and cable TV hookups are optional. The park has a kitchen facility, hot showers, private toilets, game room and horseshoe pits. Guests can make reservations for rafting trips and meet their guide at the park. There is a pet-walk area. The park is open April through September and priority is given to rafting guests.

River Park Resort
7321 River Park Drive
Coloma, CA 95613
(800) 234-7238

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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