Placerville KOA
  • There was an error gathering form errors.

You know that you've struck gold when you discover the Placerville KOA!

The Placerville KOA Campground is located in the foothills between the Sacramento Valley and the gorgeous Sierra Nevada Mountains of Lake Tahoe.  It's a terrific launching pad for trips to California's Gold Country, the American River, Apple Hill, Old Town Sacramento, and Red Hawk Casino. Visit the area' wineries or plentiful apple orchards with handmade crafts, pies and pastries. Relax in the refreshing pool (in-season) and hot tub, or take the free on-call shuttle to Red Hawk Casino for a delicious buffet. Sunday mornings in the summer, this KOA serves a fabulous breakfast. Join in movie nights with free popcorn and other goodies in support of KOA Care Camps (most fri/sat's). Enjoy the new arcade, giant tent with free Ping-Pong and foosball and hand-dipped ice cream. Stop by to pamper the adorable miniature goats. Enjoy the new large dog park for your four-legged buddies! Pool: May 1 - September 30. Max pull thru: 121 feet. Your hosts: John, Cindy, & John Jr (Jay) Simoneau

Accent Photo

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 110' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/1 - 9/30)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Fishing ($)
More About Amenities

Ways to Stay

Value Kard Rewards Logo

KOA Value Kard Rewards Program

Do more of what you love - camping - and reap the rewards when you join KOA's Value Kard Rewards program! From camping discounts at KOA campgrounds to additional savings offers from our partners, you can quickly see how the $33 pays for itself and more!

Exlusive Benefits:

  • 10%* off your daily registration rate all year long at 500 KOA Campgrounds throughout North America
  • Rewards points that accumulate for cash off future KOA camping stays
  • Free** night of camping during Value Kard Rewards Appreciation Weekend at participating KOAs
  • ...and Much more!

Latest Hot Deal

Care Camps Big Weekend

Care Camps Big Weekend Photo WHEN:  May 8-9, 2020

WHAT:  Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th for just $20*

WHY:  The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 9 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

Book This Hot Deal

KOA Blog: Latest Stories

  • 11 Virtual Experiences That Will Take You On an Adventure

    Staying at home doesn’t have to mean not seeing the world. Check out a few of our favorite virtual tours you can take no matter where you are. From world-famous museums to nature’s greatest wonders there’s something for everyone!

  • Books to Check Out While Camping or at Home

    Social distancing with a great read might be one of our favorite ways to do it! With a little more time to get lost in a good book these days, we share some of our favorite books of 2020.

  • 7 Fun Snacks to Make For Camping or at Home

    Anytime can be snack time with these fun recipes. Whether you’re camping or dreaming of camping at home these fun camping snacks are easy and delicious.

Local Area

Red Hawk Casino

Enjoy the Casino, Entertainment, Kid's Quest, Cyber Quest Arcade, & Dining! The Red Hawk is less then 1 mile from the campground and offers around-the-clock free shuttles daily!

1 Red Hawk Parkway

Placerville, CA 95776

888-573-3495

Website

More

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park (Coloma - Gold Rush)

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, created in 1942, encompasses most of the historic town of Coloma. With about 300 year-round residents in the Coloma area, the tree-lined streets of the park are usually quiet, shady, and serene. Most visitors and students come during spring, summer, and fall or for special events year-round, including the annual January 24 celebration of Marshall's gold discovery.

A number of historic buildings and sites—including the working blacksmith shop, the Price-Thomas and Papini homes, the Mormon, James Marshall and Miner's cabins, and the Indian bedrock mortar—remain to remind us of that tumultuous period. One outstanding attraction of the park is the full-sized replica of Sutter's sawmill. The original, abandoned and torn down for its lumber, disappeared in the flood of 1862. The replica, looking much like the original, was recently rebuilt near the discovery site. Some of the original mill's timbers, reclaimed from the river, are displayed nearby.

Gold panning activities take place year-round. There are great walking trails and picnic spots throughout the area.

Hwy. 49/Coloma Road at Bridge Street

Coloma, CA 95613

530-622-3470

Website

More

Apple Hill

Apple Hill represents over 50 local, family farms. These include unique fruit & veggie farms. Many having everything from pick-your-own fruits, donuts, fudge, candies, playgrounds, children's mazes and activities, arts for sale, crafts for sale, wineries, B&Bs, flower gardens, Christmas tree farms, and even a day spa. The winding roads and scenic beauty have been a popular destination for over 50 years! Come enjoy the fruits of our Apple Hill Growers any time of year!

Primary season is Labor Day thru November. Some ranches are open year round.

Website

More

Gold Bug Mine

You'll step back in time when you enter the Gold Bug Mine! It's a REAL gold mine from the Gold Rush days. Explore the Gold Bug and the mining museum. Find your riches in the gem panning trough. Be sure to visit our historic Stamp Mill and working Blacksmith Shop. Hattie's Gift Shop will be open for that special one-of-a-kind memento of your mining experience.

Visit their website or call for hours, pricing, and tour information.

2635 Gold Bug Lane

Placerville, CA 95667

530-642-5207

Website

More

Campground Awards and Programs

Oh My, There's Nothing Here!

That doesn't mean this area has to always be empty. When you start reviewing camping options, your history will display here to help compare sites and find the best stay. You will be able to share your stay information with friends or family and save it for a later time if you have a KOA.com Account.