RV Parks in Palo Alto, California

RV Parks in Palo Alto, California
Palo Alto is a bedroom community of the city of San Francisco. Palo Alto is home to many high-tech industries like Hewlett-Packard and Facebook. In addition to its technologically-savvy reputation, Palo Alto is also home to part of the Stanford University campus. In addition, the Stanford Shopping Center has many boutiques, shops and restaurants.

Alameda County Fairgrounds

The nearby Alameda County Fairgrounds provides the RV visitor a great place to stay minutes from downtown Palo Alto. Full hook-ups, which include 30- and 50-amp electric, water, sewer and cable TV, are available at most sites. Paved and level sites allow for easy camping, and larger RVs can be accommodated with both pull-through and back-in sites. Slide-out RVs can be handled at the fairgrounds. Hot showers, private toilets and a clubhouse are all available for guest use, and a charming cafe with breakfast, lunch and dinner menu is on the RV site. Pets are allowed on leash. Credit cards are accepted. Reservations are recommended during San Francisco 49ers home football games and events on the fairgrounds.

Alameda County Fairgrounds RV Park
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Candlestick RV Park

The Candlestick RV park is minutes from downtown Palo Alto and has great views of such sites as the Golden Gate Bridge and the Golden Gate Park. A free shuttle transports guests to downtown San Francisco and surrounding attractions. All hook-ups are included with the sites, such as 20-, 30- and 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi. Pets are welcome here but should be on leashes. Kids can enjoy the playground and swimming pool. There are hot showers, private toilets, barbecue stations, picnic areas, and a coin-operated laundry facility on the grounds for guest use. Credit cards are accepted. Reservations should be made when the San Francisco 49ers have home football games and during the busy summer months.

Candlestick RV Park
650 Gilman Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
(410) 822-2299

Morgan Hill/Parkway Lakes KOA

The Morgan Hill/Parkway Lakes KOA is just outside Palo Alto and offers guests all the comforts of a chain campground. All hook-ups are provided, including 20-, 30- and 50-amp electric, water, sewer/dump station, cable TV and Wi-Fi. RVs of all sizes can be accommodated and there are pull-through and back-in sites for RVs with slide-outs. There is a guest clubhouse, video rental, mini mart, playground, shower room, private toilets, and a small lending library on the grounds for guest use. Pets are allowed. All major credit cards are accepted, and AAA and Good Sam Club membership discounts are offered.

Morgan Hill / Parkway Lakes KOA
100 Ogier Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 779-0244

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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