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Lake Skinner State Park

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 6 May 2012

I read some of the reviews and got scared to camp here but i had already booked it. The staff was very nice the rangers were very helpful too. The bathrooms were very clean and always had paper towels and toilet paper. The camp was full this weekend but it wasnt crazy. Everyone was quiet at 10 and the ranger...

5Thank zander2004
Menifee, California
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We stayed here a couple of years ago and it was awful. Decided to give it another try and they have improved in many areas. The staff was much nicer this time around and the bug problem we experienced last time was gone. They have added a nice amphitheater, newer bathroom facilities, newer playgrounds and a splash park which is...

1Thank socalfam4
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Unsure if it was the season, weather and or location, but this camping trip went much better. Last time it was very loud at night and a lot more drinking went on, this time everything seems to have quieted down and overall it was peaceful after dark, unlike our last camping trip.

Thank Kartvines
Twin Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 1 February 2012

The best time to go is winter- less people, less noise. I've never had a problem with staff but I've never run into anyone but front gate. I do think 6 bucks on the weekend for day use is high. The waterpark is fun in summer but it gets way too crowded on the weekend. In winter, its closed. Fishing...

Thank Erika A
Riverside, California
Reviewed 9 September 2011

My family and I come to Lake Skinner a few times a year to relax and enjoy the park. This past August we were camping next to some people who very rude and drinking. They were playing some kind of toss game right in front of the camp site next to them and it wasnt even their site. They were...

Thank Frederick H
Reviewed 8 August 2011

First off, we are avid campers. We have camped all over California and Arizona. We decided to camp at Skinner because it was close to home and we wanted to form our own opinion. We have children ages 8 & 10 and camp with 5 other groups. The only positive thing about Skinner is the park is clean. The biggest...

24Thank MenifeeCamper25
Whittier, California
Reviewed 23 December 2010

I booked a group spot for New Years Eve about 1.5 months ago for 12 spaces with full hookups and was charged the full amount for 3 nights ($690). Keep in mind this is for New Years and I have people committed to the celebration, time off work, and my money is on the line due to cancellation policies. So...

6Thank durtydawg
Altadena, California, USA
Reviewed 27 September 2010

Just returned ffrom a 3-day stay at Lake Skinner. There were six adults and two young children in our group. We stayed in Camp ground 'C'. It has been about 28 years since I was last at Lake Skinner. At that time the trees were no taller than 6-7 feet tall and I only remember the place being very hot...

5Thank SocalPocopelo
Riverside, California
Reviewed 26 July 2010

Camped at Lake Skinner the weekend of July 23-26, 2010. We had a large group consisting of 26 sites / approx 120 people total. We stayed in the group rows of the 'C' area with a few extra sites. The rangers were INCREDIBLY helpful in working with us to get our group to the proper sites. As coordinator, I stayed...

Thank KkarenL
Ramona, California
Reviewed 1 June 2010

This place was terrible. I would recommend all campers boycott this place. First the rangers are rude, the one camp host we saw was friendly though. Second, leave your pet at home, not dog friendly at all. Thirdly, tons of rules, but the only ones enforced were the ones that deal with dogs, or parking. Loud music and partiing unti...

24Thank Drtry10

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Additional Information about Lake Skinner State Park

Address: Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA
Region: United States > California > Temecula
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Lake Skinner State Park Hotel Temecula
Lake Skinner State Park Temecula
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“Outside camp sites have better views than the sites on the inner rings.”
 of 5 bubbles SueFromWinnipeg, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take a hot air balloon ride.”
 of 5 bubbles BobN277, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pick the type camping you like and bring a water craft or fishing rod to get the most of what this park has to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles Mr_Firestone, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
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