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Campground and lake camping in California.

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CA Campgrounds

California offers a variety of places to camp. Whether you like to camp in a tent, set up a camping trailer or camp in the comfort of a motorhome or RV, California has a multitude of camping opportunities for everyone. There are places to camp near most California cities like Redding, San Jose, South Lake Tahoe, Susanville, Salinas, Santa Maria, Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, Sacramento, Temecula, and many others. Area attractions, California State Parks and national parks combine to expand your options for camping in places like Redwood National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Pinnacles National Monument, Death Valley National Park, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Columbia State Park, Monterey State Park, Palomar Mountain State Park, Emerald Bay State Park, Oceanside and others offer additional camping venues.

Enhance your fishing trip by camping nearby your favorite fishing lakes and rivers. Use the California map to identify potential fishing waters and nearby camping opportunities.

Additional campground information

US Forest Service

National Parks Service

For additional information on planning your trip visit the National Forest Service outdoor and camping tips.

There is camping nearby lakes in California as well including Lake Oroville, Lake Shasta, Goose Lake, Lake Tahoe, Nacimiento Lake, San Antonio Lake, Lake Cahuilla, Lake Castaic, Lake Don Pedro and Lake Hodges. Visit the All Awesome Camping website for additional information on camping in California. The site includes a section for locating campgrounds in California, RV and motorhome dealers, tents, camping gear, accessories and more much for all your CA camping needs.

Camping and fishing

There are great places to go camping throughout the Golden State. Look here for tips on campgrounds and campsites preferred by CA anglers. Experience the outdoors in California.

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