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Cole Ranch

· Waterford, Stanislaus, California
5 acres hosted by Barry C.
5 RV/tent sites · 4 tent sites
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Big rig-friendly
Spacious, level camping well-suited for travel trailers over 40 ft long.
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
"I firmly believe that Nature brings solace in all troubles." -Anne Frank- Serene, quiet acreage on the Tuolumne River, with views of the snow capped Sierra Nevadas on a clear day. Scores of wildlife sightings, including river otters, eagles, wild turkeys, beavers, and many more. Perfect for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, or just relaxing. Like to fish? Fishing at Cole Ranch is a Love/Hate thing. If you Love to Fish, you will Hate to leave. Gateway to Yosemite National Park, the Mother Lode region, hiking trails, and spelunking opportunities. All sites have access to our community outdoor kitchen, which has a refrigerator, coffee bar, sink, BBQ's, and stoves. Also available is our bathrooms, quite possibly the cleanest campground bathrooms in the 13 western states, which include flushable toilets, two sinks, and warm showers. Book your visit now. (Group bookings must be approved by host. Group bookings that have not been pre-approved may be cancelled.) (Cole Ranch is a working ranch. Occasional noise from common ranching activities may be heard.) Check back here periodically for advisories on river conditions. ###EXCITING NEWS### We are working hard to open at least THREE new campsites. These new sites will be more secluded and private than current sites, each with its own path to the river. Contact Barry, coleranch23@icloud.com, for more information. **ADVISORY** River is currently running about 3' above normal. Except for Fisherman's Hideout, all sites remain open. Fisherman's Hideout is currently under water, but should be open some time in March. Will update as changes occur.
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97 ratings · 80 reviews
Amy M.recommends
April 1, 2024
Blackberry Briar RV Park
Beautiful location
It was shockingly pretty, the campsites sit on a huge lush green lawn and the river was gorgeous. Having a clean kitchen with running water, soap and towels was a nice touch. They had chairs and an ezy-up available if needed. The set up would make tent camping a breeze (I had my travel trailer and still found it very helpful). I will definitely stay here again.
Lean B.recommends
March 27, 2024
Blackberry Briar RV Park
wow what an amazing place! I would give it 10 stars if I could. Attention to detail - with all the provided amenities and extra goodies is great. Bathrooms are nice and clean. Multiple bbq to choose from. The land is big and open, the river is breathtaking. Host is friendly and kind. Great for all ages
Mama B.recommends
March 25, 2024
River’s Edge Campsites
Camping in style
Barry and his family was absolutely sweethearts. We are definitely going back. Everything was absolutely perfect.
Katrina A.recommends
March 19, 2024
River’s Edge Campsites
Fun and Relaxing Spring Camping!!
We truly enjoyed our early spring camping at Cole Ranch. We lucked out with good weather in March and decided to take a last minute trip. Having the shared outdoor kitchen and refrigerator at the rivers edge campsites certainly helped us bring less on our short trip. We were truly able to relax and enjoy ourselves! The river was gorgeous, the spot is so pretty, facilities were clean and cute! The soft grass was really an extra bonus that we don't usually get to camp on. The kids loved skipping rocks and playing in the river! Barry was so friendly and accommodating! We will certainly recommend this spot to our friends and will be back soon!
Naomy B.recommends
March 13, 2024
River’s Edge Campsites
Great for a getaway camping trip!
Second timer here, and it’s safe to say that this campsite is one of my favorites!! Very Amicable Hosts and ambience. I am definitely going to be back here!! I would very much recommend to anybody who is looking for a relaxing camping trip. Their on site amenities are super convenient just in case you forget a thing or two! Our Host Barry is also awesome with helping us on any questions we had! Directions are clear and they give you a pamphlet with all the local amenities as well. I love this place!
Christine A.recommends
March 11, 2024
River's Edge Premium RV Site 5
Beautiful Place
Beautiful place along the river. So serene and peaceful! We really enjoyed it. The property has been very well maintained and offers so many perks at no extra charge. Community BBQ and kitchen area is set up for all to use. The bathrooms and showers are super clean and set up just like home. Fire pits at each spot and they have firewood available to purchase. We were a 30’ Class A RV and access was fine.. no stress. The host has put alot of love into this campground and it shows. But we had all the privacy we wanted.
Waterford, Stanislaus, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Miwok and Yokuts First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Barry C.Joined in November 2022
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