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Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
6 reviews
· California
5 acres
8 sites
8 Tent
Located in the heart of gold country, the property provides direct access to the South Fork of the American River. 3 miles from Placerville. Come enjoy the beautiful mountain setting directly on the river with fresh air that only the mountains bring. Typically all you can hear is running water and laughter when others are around. Chili Bar is well known for whitewater rafting, kayaking and in the past big gold nuggets! Our private riverfront property is located just down river of the Chili Bar Park. We have a shared Cabana (with other hip campers and guests). The cabana is complete with a large picnic table and an outdoor kitchen. Guests have free river access for put in of rafts and kayaks and can just relax at the river for a picnic or day play. Rafters and kayakers can enter the river here taking out roughly 7 miles down in Coloma or can go the 14 miles all the way to Folsom Lake! You can even sign up for a guided rafting adventure with an outfitter but let us know before your stay so you get on their schedule. Pets love it here too! Other things to note: White water rafting, kayaking, skiing, hiking, biking, dirt bike riding, motorcycling, 4 wheeling (Rubicon Trail), horseback riding and adventure are all very close to our location. If you enjoy wine tasting (10 minutes away) or brewery hopping or golfing we are close to all of them. Just 5 minutes up the hill, you can go shopping or dining in historic downtown Placerville. This place has the location that will make your stay awesome! Whatever your passion is, we are centrally located on the river for a wonderful getaway. Please call us if you need anything or have any questions before or during your stay.
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Hosted by Bruce W.Joined in June 2021
5 ratings · 6 reviews
David R.recommends
October 3, 2022
Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
Great spot to put in. Lots of space. Really beautiful and nicely built facilities.
Jessica E.recommends
September 22, 2022
Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
Riverfront camping
Camping on Bruce's property was everything we needed and more! We loved enjoying the river, watching the rafters go by. The outdoor kitchen setup was great, and had everything we needed. There was even a pantry with leftover supplies. Already making plans to come back next year!
Lea R.recommends
September 13, 2022
Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
Camping w/ my dog - SO GREAT!
What a FANTASTIC location! We were camped not 30 feet from the American River, and setting up was a breeze. The Wade family has shared such a magical land - the common area has a sink, dining tables, grills to cook. On the river they set up shade and some seating areas. You can see and hear the river rafters, and I found that delightful. I have been thinking about my camping experience there every day since I left, and I hope to come back with friends again soon. Thank you Wade family!
Eliza L.recommends
September 11, 2022
Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
Fantastic river spot! Shared kitchen space that was stocked above and beyond our hearts content. The hosts are friendly, attentive, and respectful. Lovely to fall asleep to the sound of the rushing river. 10/10!
Jake B.recommends
September 6, 2022
Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
This place was chill as hell. Met Bruce by chance right when we rolled up he showed us around and we felt welcome. Labor Day and not jam packed like everywhere else. Loved that we were able to store our food and BBQ on the community equipment. Awesome spot!
Jim L.recommends
August 23, 2022
Chili Bar Private River Tent Resort
This place was awesome!! The river is so beautiful and right in front of your camp site. Bruce and Claudia are the best hosts and there is so much more to this place than just a camp site!!! We can't wait to go back again!!!!
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