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42 Reviews of 7 Basin, California Campgrounds

M
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2021

Awesome, private, great stars and great views!

This was was one of the favorite spots I stayed at during a cross-country road trip from California to Florida in February 2021. It's quite a long drive once you get into Mojave to reach this site, and it's a bit of a bumpy drive. I was in a two-wheel drive van and it was totally fine, but…

Month of VisitMarch
Michelle M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2021

Typical KOA

It was a typical KOA. Clean bathrooms and showers. Nice store. The pool was awesome. It was graveled so low dirt and dust. It was a 106 so there wasn’t much to do. The cable was good and WiFi was good.

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Month of VisitAugust
Brad C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2021

An experience that will never be forgotten

The best camping experience I’ve ever had. Sites are nothing more than fire rings and small clearings among the various desert flora that stretch for miles. Perfect for those who want a truly primitive experience. Rock formations litter the hundreds of miles of flat desert providing countless…

  • Rocky terrain.
  • They look so small from this distance.
  • Rock formation (they don’t have these in Arkansas).
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Month of VisitJanuary
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2021

Great Layover Site

Great place for a stop over. Level sites.

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Month of VisitJuly
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2021

Quiet desert spot

Pleasantly surprised by the well maintained spots, cleanliness and very quiet. We just stopped for a night while passing through. Easy to find and get to. My son loved all the rocks for his RC crawler.

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Month of VisitJuly
Sean S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 28, 2021

One of my favs

I love this place so much. It’s far enough from town to have an amazing but close to a gas station if needed.

Not a ton of traffic at night. Sadly this place was victim of the recent fire and a lot of the awesome Joshua trees are black and look dead. I still love it.

Month of VisitMarch
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 10, 2021

Desert solitude

I stayed 1 night (5/7/21) in a roof top tent on my Jeep. I didn’t see anyone else at any of the other sites that I checked out & only had one vehicle drive by in the morning as I was packing up. Very quiet & peaceful, though it was quite windy throughout the night. Lots of burnt Joshua…

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Month of VisitJune
DThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2021

Diamond in the Desert

Incredible spot. The coordinates from this page took me right to what I think was the best campsite, although there were several more further up the road. A couple sites have big jumbo rocks, which were great wind protection and perfect to climb up on to watch the sunset. Lots of beautiful joshua…

Month of VisitMay
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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2021

We shall return

Long road in need of grading. Glad we stuck with it once we arrived. Privacy, fire rings, standing grills, table, but most importantly quiet. A few sites have fantastic views. No running water, so we brought our own. The pit toilets are very clean. We preferred this to Hole in the Wall down…

  • Coffee break
  • Sunrise
  • Our campsite
Sam W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2021

Great place for astrophotography

Main Amboy Crater Parking Lot does not allow overnight camping, but their overflow parking area does. Overflow parking is asphalt but has dirt edges you can pitch a tent on. Otherwise, there were dirt areas we camped at. Gets crowded during new moon weekends, and can get windy.

Had AT&T…

Alma L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2021

Incredible Find! Sand Dunes

We left Death Valley and needed a place to crash with two small kids and an RV, we saw some dunes with a couple campers on a ridge and decided to check it out. It’s actually BLM land for OHV vehicles which meant loads of fun watching dune buggies on the dunes, tons of space and incredible night…

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Kayla D.
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2021

Perfect place for a stopover

Dates & Weather: March 13/14 2021. Slight hail storm the first night and temps stayed in the 30’s all night. 1/4 of snow on the car and about an inch on the dunes in the morning, was 60° & sunny during the day

Road & Address: was fine for any vehicle, I have AWD but there were small…

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HThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2021

Desert Quiet

I arrived at night and was quiet with only 2 other campers. There is about 7 spots with fire rings. RV's wont be able to make it in deep. Smaller RV's can get creative around the cross mount. Overall, great spot. I will stop by again. Next time I will get in during the day. It can feel a bit like a…

K
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2021

Good start

Dry, clean, every spot level, good cell service

Bobby C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2021

Amazing night sky

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I choose this site for its privacy. Boy I should have considered the hill for the wind factor. My fault. But overall great camping experience. Just a little windy at night. Nice to get off the grid.

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