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Rancho Seco Recreational Area

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Get back to nature at Rancho Seco Recreational Area. A short 25-minute drive from downtown Sacramento, you’ll find the 400-acre park that makes up the Rancho Seco Recreational Area. Take a short vacation and enjoy bird watching, boating, camping, fishing, hiking and even a sanctuary for rescued…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite


5 Reviews of Rancho Seco Recreational Area

Ratings Breakdown

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TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2021

A Gem

This is a wonderful spot to stay for a few days in the off season. We stayed in February. Summers would be very hot and I imagine the area would be packed with day use folks. 12 miles from I-5 out in the country. Very quiet.  21 water and electric sites with a dump station on the way out. Some pull…

Les S.
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2019

Well maintained campsite next to small lake

This is a small but lovely place. I pitched a tent in site 43 right next to the lake. Excellent place.

George A.
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2018

great and family friendly

It has free showers there and the campground are awesome and you can camp right on the water. They have boat rentals and a fishing derby every year too. It just great and has a beach and they lake is nice size and has a store on site but confusing on operation hours tho.

  • cooling tower near lake with sunset


Rancho Seco Recreational Area is located in California


38.34299071 N
121.10954018 W

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