Temecula KOA at Vail Lake Campground Blog

Give the Gift of Camping to Your Loved Ones


This year give the gift of less 'stuff' and more experiences together at KOA in the great outdoors.  We've put together a collection of trips for all the personalities among your loved ones.  To make gift-giving easy all you have to do is (1) print the gift certificate, (2) call to make your...

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Arroyo Temporarily Closing for 2024 Redevelopment


As we look ahead to 2024, we are excited to announce that we will be doing a major redevelopment of the Arroyo section of the campground.  Every site in Arroyo will be brought up to a modern standard with 50/30/20A electricity, new water and sewer connections, and paver patios.  We also anticipate...

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Wildlife in Temecula, California


The gorgeous wine country city of Temecula has much to offer for outdoor enthusiasts, from hiking to mountain biking. When you are out exploring or camping in Temecula, it is also helpful to know what types of wildlife you might encounter so you can keep yourself, your family and your pets safe...

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Best Hiking Trails in Temecula


Enjoy the sun and stay active by visiting the Temecula hiking trails with your friends or family. Hiking in California is an excellent way to get some fresh air and see the diverse landscapes and animals in the state. When you stay at Temecula KOA at Vail Lake, you have many opportunities to go...

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Best Wineries in Temecula, California


Wine lovers and connoisseurs will find no shortage of incredible vineyards in Temecula, California. With over 40 wineries throughout the region ranging from lavish resorts to quaint family-owned operations, you can easily find the best wine tasting in Temecula to cure your cravings.When you stay at...

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Vailocity Bike Park


Vailocity Bike Park is the premier bike park for riders in the Temecula area with 25-miles of world-class trails, obstacles, flow track, and races for Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, and BMX. Students, recreational riders, and racers at Vailocity enjoy the conveniences of maintained restrooms, a...

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History of Vail Lake: NOW A KOA CAMPGROUND


Once the site of a stopover on the historic Butterfield Overland Stage Coach Line, scenic Vail Lake was created in 1948 when the owners of the Vail Cattle Ranch constructed the 132 foot high Vail Lake Dam. Owned and operated by the Rancho California Water District since 1978, the 1,000+ acre lake is...

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