RV Parks & Campgrounds

Salinas / Monterey KOA KOA

2.6 Stars 2.6 - 12 Reviews  $$$$$
(831) 663-2886
8710 Prunedale North Rd
Salinas, California


Water, Electric, Fifty Amp, Sewer, Wi-fi, Pool, Pets allowed, Cable TV


September 18, 2022 - reviewed by Peter Cassidy
4.0 Stars   
Good The Night I Stayed
I only stayed a night while traveling through. I enjoyed the pool. I would come back. They were friendly and gave me free cookies at check in.

June 12, 2022 - reviewed by Wayne
1.0 Stars   
One Night Stay
Basically a parking lot with hook-ups. Extremely tight sites and at some points we were only getting 6-8 amps at a 30 amps site. The little dirt area behind the site wasn't useful for anything as it was on a hill and very uneven. Only stayed for one night so I can't comment on the amenities. The campground can't control the highway noise, but it's very noticeable until around midnight.

June 10, 2021 - reviewed by Eddie
3.0 Stars   
Only Two Nights
Back in site is okay, restrooms are a bit of a walk, freeway is noisy and they made me take down my Arizona flag. Guess all KOA are restricting use of flags. Overall I would stay here in a pinch.

September 5, 2020 - reviewed by BeeCee
1.0 Stars   
Glorified Parking Lot
Spaces are very small and close together. Very little shade. Next to highway, which is very loud. The campground cut power to RVs on a hot day, forcing us to use generator for AC.

July 12, 2020 - reviewed by R B
5.0 Stars   $66
How Good Your Stay Is Depends On Site
Pull thrus are very tight, small campsite. Hilly park which is cool. Back in sites are best if you want a larger campsite outside your rig. Yes, Hwy 101 is nearby and there is freeway noise, but you're not right against the freeway. To us it beats trying to get a spot at one of the other parks right on the coast that are way more expensive and don't offer any more than this place does. The drive is nice, about 30 Minutes to Monterey or Carmel. Great pool and nice staff. Gas station very nearby.

March 15, 2020 - reviewed by Doug
4.0 Stars   
First Stay In An RV Park.
We stayed at this location because of it's close proximity to Monterey and family nearby. The staff was very friendly and helpful during check-in. Our pop-up trailer fit very easy in a back-in spot with plenty of room for our truck. We chose to get a spot for the 30amp power and sewage. Other campers were nice and respectful, we slept with fans on so the freeway noise was not so bothersome but, the loud rooster at 4 a.m. was the deal-breaker 2 days in a row. Would stay again if needed but, would prefer to stay closer to ocean next time.

November 23, 2019 - reviewed by Pam
2.0 Stars   
Tight Spaces— Very Tight
I paid for a pull through as I am not great at backing in our rig without help and my 9&5 YO are no help in that department. I was given the worst spot and had to get help parking my rig. It was not a true pull through and was extremely tough to get out of! The amenities are nice. The workers were nice. But the spaces are so close together. I felt better that I was not the only one struggling to park here... it is not a good place for large rigs. (And I’m only 32ft)

May 5, 2019 - reviewed by John Doe
4.0 Stars   $60
20 To Dump And 20 For Fresh Water
Just the facts, 20 to responsible dump your gray and black tanks and 20 to fill your fresh water tank. Or 60 to spend the night with good cable and power

January 22, 2019 - reviewed by Jennifer
2.0 Stars   
Spots are odd. They only have a couple 50 amp hookups so if you need one you have to request it. Has a nice area to walk the dogs. We found this to be mediocre at best. I would drive a little farther for a better campground

October 20, 2017 - reviewed by Susanne
2.0 Stars   
Checked in after office hours, spot was ok, they gave an alert on the noise when booking. Didn't include a Wifi password with check in package and wifi coverage seems to be poor.

August 15, 2016 - reviewed by Shannon
2.0 Stars   $53
It's a Koa...
The spots here are odd. Some are nice and big, the pull throughs alternate so you face your neighbor, which would be fine, but you nearly step off the edge of a drop when leaving your rig if you are unfortunate enough to be facing south with your doors and on the lower area. Go for a back in site, they were decently sized. The staff was nice and the check in was easy. Probably wouldn't come back though, due to the weird layout of park.

October 22, 2015 - reviewed by Neil
1.0 Stars   
Very noisy next to freeway Poor WiFi Friendly desk staff Nice enough pool

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