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This park is found in the central, western portion of the very long state of California. It is situated in a fairly secluded area. The nearest town is Walnut Creek, around 20 miles to the west. The large city of San Francisco, and its neighbor, the Pacific Ocean, are both found less than 50 miles to the west, while Sacramento is less than 100 miles to the northeast.

The state park is rather forested, though the climate of the nearby region is fairly arid. The area this state park lies in is at a high enough altitude that snow is present during the winter months. Hiking, biking, scenic drives, and horseback riding are the primary activities enjoyed here. There are also options for camping and picnicking.

Getting Outdoors

Renting an RV at this park will allow you to enjoy all the various events and activities it has to offer. Trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding and found throughout the locale. The trails traverse to the summit of the mountain as well as snake around its base.

This state park offers a unique event during the months of August through October, a migration of some local arachnids. That's right. If you're adventurous enough, you can take ranger-guided hikes to observe the "March of the Tarantulas." This activity occurs when the male spiders leave their dens in search of mates.

The park is also known for its Wildflower Blooms during the spring and early summer months. The site will have information on exact dates for the various types of flower blooms. There is also an observation deck and tower that are open throughout the year that will assist visitors in viewing all the sites the park has to offer. On clear days, several local summits, some located as far away as Yosemite National Park, and the Pacific Ocean, can be viewed from the higher locations at the site.

Camping at Mount Diablo State Park

Camping with an RV is easily available at Mount Diablo State Park. Several campgrounds are offered throughout the site, and a stay here will give you easy access to all the activities available at this locale.

The campgrounds available on-site tend to be more primitive, with fewer hookups for your RV. The sizes of the sites vary. Information on the size of RV that each site and campground can accommodate is available from the park office. Reservations are strongly encouraged, especially during the busier times of the year.

Potable water and bathrooms with flush toilets are available at all the campgrounds, and one offers showers. Pets are allowed here as well. Many of the sites provide for picturesque views of the surrounding scenery. As it offers easy access to many fun activities throughout the year, many people enjoy RV camping at Mount Diablo State Park, so services should be easy to come by.

Exploring the Area

When you book an RV in Contra Costa County, you will find activities that people of all ages will enjoy. Sites in the nearby area include botanical gardens that feature plants native to the local region, shopping opportunities, locally-owned restaurants, and parks to enjoy walking paths, playgrounds for the kids and picnic sites. The Borges Ranch offers hiking trails and opportunities to enjoy birdwatching. State park RV camping will allow you to explore all the unique attractions the local area offers.

Multiple museums are available for touring nearby. The Lindsay Wildlife and Shadelands Ranch Museums are both found in Walnut Creek. The wildlife site features information on species native to the nearby area, as well as those from other regions. Guided tours are offered, and some animals are even available for petting. The Ranch Museum is in a historical home built in the early 1900's. The history and culture of the local area are featured here. The home is available for touring, and events are held here throughout the year.

As the area is fairly rural, you will need to travel a little ways to reach most of the grocery stores and gas stations available nearby. Many of these can be found in Walnut Creek and will make for a quick stop if you're looking to refill supplies. If you're hungry, there's plenty of restaurants, that cater to a variety of tastes, that dot the surrounding region as well.

If you've been looking for a quiet place to enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities, consider camping at Mount Diablo State Park. Go for a hike, explore a nearby museum, or enjoy some local shops. Camp in an RV near Walnut Creek and enjoy your time exploring the rural, California countryside.

RV Rentals in Mount Diablo State Park, CA

Mount Diablo State Park, CA is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Mount Diablo State Park. Outdoorsy's Mount Diablo State Park RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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What's around Mount Diablo State Park, CA

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