As the name implies, a stay amid the trees at Gold Country Campground Resort in Pine Grove, California, puts you in the heart of the state’s Gold Country, where you can tour fascinating old mines and visit towns that are picturesque and historic.
The resort is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, about 50 miles southeast of Sacramento. There are 80 RV sites with full hookups, including water, sewer and 30- and 50-amp service. In addition there are rental cabins, cottages and sites for tents. The park also has a laundry room, shower facilities and free Wi-Fi service.
Besides the opportunity to breathe pristine mountain air under the pines, the site offers multiple venues for family entertainment. You can take a walk on a nature trail, play miniature golf, horseshoes and bocce ball or relax by the heated swimming pool. There are also volleyball and basketball courts and a playground for children. A spray park helps everyone stay cool.
The resort staff organizes scavenger hunts, relay races, bingo games and other activities. Movies are shown under the stars on Saturday nights.
The location in Pine Grove puts guests in the middle of Amador County, where you can tour gold mines and visit towns such as Jackson and Sutter Creek that were founded during the California Gold Rush.
There are also opportunities for wine tasting at local wineries, fishing at lakes and streams, and skiing at the nearby Kirkwood Ski Resort.
For more information on Gold Country Campground Resort, visit goldcountrycampground.com or call (209) 296-4650.