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Amador County is Old Vine Country

What is Zinfandel Zinfandel is the Croatian name for a dark blue, almost black grape with a crazy ripening pattern. Grapes that are so ripe they have turned to raisins will be in the same bunch as grapes that are still green. The Italians call this grape ‘Primitivo.’ You will call it jammy, robust, and … Continued

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Endless Summer – Keep COOL in California Heat Wave

More Cooling Water Nearby White Pines Lake – Beautiful li’l lake nearby too. White Pines Lake is just about an hour from Gold Country in Arnold, California. It’s a hidden gem of a water hole with hiking, Frisbee golf, and even a rope swing. Karen A says, “White Pines Lake is a great place to … Continued

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Treasure Hunt Beneath the Trees – An Outdoor Adventure

Start your Treasure Hunt Adventure by choosing one of these trails… The North Trail, a one-mile round-trip, starts near the museum. It traverses the ridge surrounding the meadow, passes by the old farm site, crosses the creek and continues to the reconstructed Miwok village site before returning to the museum by way of the roundhouse … Continued

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Miniature Golf – Not Just For Amateurs Anymore

Whether you are a grown-up or a not-quite-grown-up, get started on being a Mini-Master with these tips… Use your own putter. You’re already used to it and it’s the right length for your height. Read the instructions printed on the score card. You can save yourself penalty strokes by knowing exactly how far you can … Continued

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Save Money on RV Camping in California

Why take advantage of our mid-week special? This is so special, here it is again…Stay 2 nights, get the 3rd night FREE! Here’s what’s included… Everything That’s right – the pool, the spray park, the dog park, the game room, horseshoes, mini golf, the clubhouses, the laundromat, basketball court, dump station, restrooms/showers, and if you … Continued

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4th of July in Pine Grove, CA

We’re pleased to be part of a community that has been around since 1879, when the streets were dirt and people rode horses. America was barely 100 years old back then. We feel the continuity of California’s American history all around us, including the tall ancient trees. If only those trees could talk, what stories … Continued

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Best Lawn Games for the Whole Family

Yardzee Throw things! Like Yahtzee, but much bigger. Support a craftsman when you purchase these handmade yard dice. Kan Jam Throw more things! Kan Jam is The #1 Outdoor Party Game in America. It’s a tremendously fun and popular competitive team game in the same family as Ultimate Frisbee, Frisbee golf, cornhole, and basketball. You … Continued

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Change of Latitude, Change of Attitude

Just 8½ hours south of Gold Country, our sister location – Ramona Oaks RV Park – offers long-term camping with a summer-time vibe year round. Stay a month or even longer. Bring your swimsuit, bicycle, and fishing pole and enjoy lots of fun stuff like… And a whole lot more!* Don’t forget to bring your … Continued

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Now Open for All Stays! UPDATED 6/8/20

Enjoy some time out of the house and in fresh pine-scented air, sleep in your own bed (RV’s), and practice safe social distancing at Gold Country Campground while exploring the outdoors! Please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 209-296-4650 if you have any questions or would like to discuss the extensive measures that … Continued

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Your Perfect Bay Area Weekend RV Get-Away

Here’s your perfect weekend agenda… Friday Evening – Check in and take a breath of fresh summer air. Saturday Morning – Cook yourself a real Texas breakfast in our outdoor BBQ kitchen, stroll around the beautiful grounds and let your four-legged friends stretch their legs in our fenced dog park. Morning – Feeling refreshed? Take … Continued

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