Barstow / Calico KOA

35250 Outer Highway 15 North

Yermo, CA 92398

Reserve: 800-562-0059

Info: 760-254-2311

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Tent Reviews

Sep 07, 2014
Having camped in the desert many times, I thought nothing of pitching a tent here in Barstow. However, I ended up having to get a hotel for the night due to the infestation of black widows in the oleanders, electrical boxes, grill and picnic table. After counting 15 females within three feet of the tent followed by hundreds of American cockroaches and a few wind scorpions I packed up the tent...
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
camping sympa, personnel idem,
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
I was a little disappointed, I had made our reservations about a month ahead of time and when we got there someone was in the site I reserved the girl was indifferent and told us there were plenty their spots. Used to love this KOA but now we might not go back again. Things are not the same as when we first started going. We camp every year.
Aug 16, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Relajante, y muy divertido para Los ninos!
Aug 11, 2014
Aug 04, 2014
The staff was friendly. The campground was clean. We had a very nice relaxing stay. It was nice to have a ride to Calico ghost town. Thank you for makingn our first KOA stay a good one.
Aug 02, 2014
stay in a safari tent, and we appreciated the cooler because of extreme heat.
Jul 26, 2014
I didn't even end up staying. The site was a sand put with no shade so I left and booked a hotel for the night.
Jul 25, 2014
Used my email without perrmission. Lots of German and Parisian visitors. Staff were helpful, kind, and mature.
Jul 16, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
We were pleasantly surprised by this hidden little gem. We stayed in the tent sites & even though it was on dirt it was not rocky. Although we were only there for a 1 night stay there were plenty of things to keep our kids entertained. They liked the archery & our 2 year really liked the bouncy pillow :D. We are looking forward to our next stay, hopefully it will be longer.
Jun 22, 2014
Nice place, enjoyed pool and archery! Shelter over tables for tent campers is very nice. Have stayed here before and would return. Nice staff.
May 28, 2014
sheer pleasure. very relaxing.
May 26, 2014
What a great Koa, all the employees were so nice and there shuttle to Calico Ghost Town is great!! Overall A++++++
May 20, 2014
May 17, 2014
May 12, 2014
Had a great time,Until the sand storm became to dangerous for kids to camp had to pack up and leave,would have been nice to get a credit for one night in the future,We lost 50 dollars for one day,the camp hosts tried to offer us a cabin but the weather was to dangerous with the sand storm,but had a great time until then.
May 04, 2014
Great place place to stay! The staff was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. Very clean and plenty of activities.
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Apr 09, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
Enjoyed our stay. A bit noisy at night because of its proximity to the highway. Customer service was excellent. All facilities were very clean. The whole family enjoyed the experience of staying in the teepee. Withstood strong winds & rain during our stay. Great experience.
Mar 29, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Clean facilities, helpful personnel were a plus. Horrible noise level from the highway traffic is the only negative, and that is not KOA's fault.
Dec 06, 2013
It was our 3rd time there and we had a great time. thanks to all at the Barstow/ Calico KOA. The Middendorf Family!
Dec 03, 2013
I am always treated well when I stay at a KOA.
Oct 27, 2013
Great staff and campgrounds are very clean and inviting. The only negative is the freeway noise at night.
Oct 21, 2013
Everything was great except the cleanliness of the bathrooms.
Oct 09, 2013
Very clean with nice bathrooms and showers. We will defenately stay here again! The staff was very helpfull and very friendly.
Oct 08, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
We did enjoy our stay. The campgrounds were clean as were all the restrooms and showers, but what really shocked us was how small the camping spots were. It did not feel like camping at all. There was no seclusion or privacy. I had been to KOA in santa cruz previously and I believe there set up was a bit more free and less restricting. Overall, I would try other KOA's just not this one.
Sep 26, 2013
This was the worst KOA I have stayed in. The staff who checked me in, charged me again for my stay, like she wasn't paying attention to what she was doing, and not very friendly. I arrived around 11:30 a.m. The bathrooms I used, had a sign on the door that they were cleaned between 10 and 11 a.m. They were filthy. I slept in a teepee and it was falling apart. I have been spoiled by other KOAs.
Sep 26, 2013
The young man that greeted me when I arrived was so very kind. I was so tired I could hardly think! His help is appreciated and his kindness will be remembered :)
Sep 20, 2013
This KOA was mostly empty for our night of tent camping. The facilities are good and clean. There were a lot if spiders and ants, but this is expected in the desert. Overall pretty good, but I have certainly stayed a better.
Sep 17, 2013
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Sep 11, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
The tent site had cigarette butts, bathrooms were not clean, shower stalls were leaking water, roaches and ants were roaming around the trash cans, I expected more from KOA.
Aug 20, 2013
We have stayed at this campground several times. We love it there and the staff is always so friendly and the entire grounds are perfectly kept. Always very clean! There was only one time the weather was too hot for us. We will definitely be back again!
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
Easy to find location off of the 15 FWY. Nice recreation area with pool and game room. Saturday family movie night is a nice touch. Bathrooms/showers are the cleanest I've ever seen in any campground. Kamping store satisfies all of the last minute needs and ice it cheap at $2 a bag. Tent sites are very small and will accomodate little more than a 12 X 12 tent. No fire pits, only grills for BBQ.
Aug 17, 2013
It's too dusty and windy, and noisy for tent campers. Do not want to stay there again as tent camper. For RV campers, this is a good location, I guess.
Aug 13, 2013
The staff is overall great and friendly, with the exception of one person. Overall I would stay there again perhaps when it isn't so hot!
Aug 11, 2013
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