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Nevada County Fairgrounds

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is the perfect place for RV campers to park who are looking to explore California's stunning forests. As well as being in a great location, this RV park provides Grass Valley campers with plenty to do. Visitors will love wandering around the nearby fairgrounds, which are ideal for a quick hike. This campground also features a pond where campers can fish, swim, and more. If you're looking for something to do on a rainy day, there's also a rec hall full of games and activities. Pets are also allowed, so be sure to bring your pup along while you explore this scenic section of California.When you camp in a motorhome at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, you'll have access to nearly 150 gravel and grass sites, a third of which offer full hookups that support 30 and 50 amp service. The rest of the campsites are water and electric only. Pull-through access is available at some sites to make the parking process smooth. The Grass Valley RV park also offers some added extras, including Wi-Fi, hot showers, and restrooms.Nevada County Fairgrounds camping is ideal for anybody looking to experience some of the best cities and nature California has to offer. This campground is situated near the city of Grass Valley which provides some unique activities and home comforts. It's also within driving distance of Sacramento, California's capital, which offers some of the state's best attractions. As well as some great cities, Lake Tahoe and several national forests are nearby, just waiting to be explored.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

When you book an RV in Nevada County, you'll be close to some historic state parks. Empire Mine State Park covers over 800 acres of woodlands and fields and is notable due to the presence of one of California's most successful gold mines. Now out of use, this gold mine once produced over five million ounces of gold. Visitors can explore the entrance to the mine, as well as the many abandoned mining buildings which sit nearby. There are also 14 miles of hiking trails to discover which will take you around the buildings and through the peaceful forests. If you want to learn more about the mines, there's even a visitor's center with exhibits highlighting mining equipment.Grass Valley campers will also love being able to explore Lake Tahoe. This lake is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the region, and one of the best ways to see it is by visiting the Emerald Bay State Park. This state park covers over 1,800 acres of forests and bluffs along Lake Tahoe's western shoreline. Lake Tahoe is a popular water sports location and activities include swimming and fishing. There's a swimming beach, and anglers can expect to catch a variety of trout and kokanee salmon. If you're feeling especially adventurous, you can visit Emerald Bay's underwater preserve. This unique preserve is focused on protecting Lake Tahoe's many shipwrecks. Visitors can scuba dive and follow an underwater trail that will take them past some sublime and historic wreckages.Another historic state park worth visiting is the Donner Memorial State Park. This beautiful alpine state park is named after the Donner Party, a party of travelers who met tragic circumstances in the area during the mid-1800s. Visitors can take hiking trails, check out the memorial, and learn more about the story. There's also Donner Lake which is a popular spot for a variety of activities, including swimming, fishing, and picnicking. The lake's sand beaches provide the best places for these activities, and anglers can expect to catch kokanee salmon and trout.

Exploring the City

While camping in an RV near Grass Valley, you'll be close to one of California's biggest cities, Sacramento. Sacramento has some fascinating cultural sights, including the Crocker Art Museum. This museum houses one of California's finest collections of local and European artwork, and its collection houses various media from films to paintings to sculptures. Some highlights of the gallery's collection include the work of Georgia O'Keeffe, Maarten van Heemskerck, and Ansel Adams.If you're looking for something the kids will love, consider visiting the Sacramento Zoo. This zoo features over 140 different species of native and exotic animals, including birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Some of the most impressive animals include snow leopards, giant anteaters, and Sumatran orangutans. There are also some added extras that you can enjoy. You can feed the giraffes, ride the zoo train, or attempt to scale a mountain at the Kilimanjaro climbing wall.There are some impressive museums in California's capital, and if you're looking to learn more about the state, plan a visit to the California Museum. This museum focuses on everything Californian, from the gold rush to native people. There are some top-quality exhibits, including the California Wall of Fame, dedicated to some of the state's most remarkable natives. There's also the 31st Star exhibit, which chronicles the lead up to California becoming a state.


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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.